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SKU: 880117044
Product Code: 3705
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  • Author Penny Lee Dean, a swimming legend and world record holder in 13 events, shares her unique knowledge of racing and solo swims in Open Water Swimming. From techniques for swimming in a crowd to navigating a straight line, Dean provides invaluable advice to long-distance swimmers, marathon swimmers, triathletes, and their coaches.

    Whether you're a beginning open water swimmer, an accomplished swimmer about to brave the English Channel (which Dean did in world-record time) or a coach for aspiring distance swimmers or triathletes, Open Water Swimming provides the conditioning plans, event profiles, and mental training techniques you need to succeed.

    Open Water Swimming also features:

    • 13 stretches for increased flexibility and smooth stroke technique,
    • 16 practice drills for improved form
    • 43 different workouts for greater endurance

    You'll find profiles of champion open water swimmers and triathletes such as Lynne Cox, Alison Streeter, John York, Captain Matthew Webb, Chad Hundeby, Florence Chadwick, Pete Huisvelds, Shelley Taylor Smith, Paula Newby-Fraser, Karen Smyers, Mike Pigg, and many others.

    Open Water Swimming also provides contact information for national and international triathlon and swimming organizations as well as race information for 10 open water marathon swims and 11 international triathlon events.

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Along with physically training for sport or exercise, studying theory and learning psychological technique is an integral part of progressing in your discipline. Human Kinetics provides in-depth literature for swimming exercise and fitness training, maternity swimming, learning how to swim, teaching water safety and lifeguard essentials. Human Kinetics recognizes that some people learn by reading words, while some prefer action and images; this line of illustrative and informative reading materials contains ample pictures and exercises, and is bound to be beneficial for all swimmers, no matter whether you are a novice or an advanced competitor.