PHOENIX, Arizona, July 10. HEAD coach and UNC alum Rich DeSelm is in the process of building Tar Heel Swimming with the goal of becoming one of the top programs in the country. DeSelm brings an impressive array of coaching credentials and achievements, which has heightened and revived a sense of urgency and competitiveness in the program.
Among the topics included in this month's Q & A with coach DeSelm are; philosophy of weight training, specifics of dryland system employed at North Carolina, improving stroke mechanics and a discussion of the use of in-water aids.
How They Train looks at three of the top athletes involved in swimming at UNC. DeSelm presents insights to training Chip Peterson, Joe Kinderwater and Whitney Sprague, all of whom rank amongst the nation's finest long distance swimmers.
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July 2008 Issue
Contents of The July issue:
3 TECHNIQUE TIP: Shoulder Shrug Style of Breaststroke demonstrated by Kaitlin Sandeno
7 STILL KICKING: Sippy Woodhead by Emily Sampl
8 ONWARD TO BEIJING by Steven Munatones
Twenty-eight of the 50 Olympic qualifiers for the inaugural 10K race in Beijing were selected at the FINA World Open Water Championships
10 ONE LAST CHANCE by Steven Munatones
Chloe Sutton was given a second chance and made the most of it, earning a spot on the U.S. Olympic open water team.
12 RAISING THE BAR by Jeff Commings
Swimming competition at the XII FINA World Masters Championships in Perth, Australia, was blazing fast, with 54 world records broken.
16 FINAL COUNTDOWN by Jason Marsteller
American athletes from synchronized swimming, water polo and diving will pursue their Olympic dreams next month in Beijing.
19 COLLEGE RECRUITING MADE EASY by Jason Marsteller
Swimming World Magazine's College Recruit Rankings is now powered by Take Your Marks.
20 CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE CHAMPIONSHIPS by Judy Jacob
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
52 FOR THE RECORD
62 PARTING SHOT
TV AND RADIO
17, 29, 43, 51
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
31 Q&A WITH COACH RICH DeSELM by Michael J. Stott
34 HOW THEY TRAIN: Chip Peterson, Joe Kinderwater and Whitney Sprague
by Michael J. Stott
35 FAST TWITCH/SLOW TWITCH MUSCLE FIBERS by Dr. Daniel Carl
37 FAST POOLS, FAST TIMES by Justin Caron
A world-class aquatic facility can help provide the ideal conditions for swimmers to perform their best.
40 USSSA: The "Heart" of Exceptional Teachers by Leslie Ziegler
42 SWIMMING THE 1650 by Michael J. Stott
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
21 THE POOL'S EDGE, PRESENTED BY VIEW: The Power of the Pull-Up by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
Incorporate pull-ups to your training program, and you may soon be on your way to a more powerful pull.
22 TAKING RECORDS BY THE HORNS by Jeff Commings
A record 132 USMS national standards fell at its short course championships in Austin, Texas
24 THE LAST RACE by Wayne Goldsmith
When it's time for you to swim your last race and retire from swimming, you life will be full of cherished memories and lessons that will last a lifetime.
26 LANE LEADERS: Suzanne Heim-Bowen by Emily Sampl
27 THE WORKOUT CARD: What Good Is Holding Your Breath? by Chuck Burr
29 BOOK REVIEW: Mark Spitz: The Extraordinary Life of an Olympic Champion by Richard J. Foster
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
45 NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD SETTER: Connor Signorin by Judy Jacob
46 SPEEDO AMERICAN RELAY by Judy Jacob
47 TYR AGE GROUP SWIMMER OF THE MONTH: Linda Ferguson
49 GOLDMINDS: 10 Myths of Swimming by Wayne Goldsmith
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