|About the Book|
The popularity and growth of Masters swimming underscores the movement towards adult fitness in the 21st century. This book, written jointly by a Masters coach and a Masters swimmer, provides an exciting and comprehensive look at the international phenomenon of Masters swimming, its opportunities, rewards and challenges. Adult swimmers of all ages and levels of experience, as well as those interested in coaching Masters swimming will find an abundance of useful information, ideas and resources in Masters Swimming - A Manual. In addition, the authors reflections on their own extensive experience with Masters swimming provide sometimes humorous, but always insightful reading. Beginner swimmers will be inspired to take the plunge after reading chapters on technique and making a routine that works. Experienced swimmers will be motivated to get back in the swim through chapters on conditioning and making it rewarding. Coaches will be encouraged to get involved with chapters on structuring a new team and program continuity. Masters Swimming - A Manual is a book the reader will keep and open again and again. It covers the many faces of master swimming, from fitness swimmer to retired champion.