PHOENIX, Arizona, March 10. The March issue of Swimming World Magazine is now available for download to Total Access Subscribers!
On pages 48-49 of Swimming World Magazine, Swimming Technique Misconceptions. Freestyle Hand Path by Rod Havriluk. The perception that all the technique elements of fast swimmers are effective has resulted in the adoption of numerous ineffective technique elements. In reality, the fastest swimmers are often able to overcome their technique limitations because they are very strong and very well-conditioned. The twofold purpose of this series of articles is to address scientifically the technique misconceptions that have become “conventional wisdom” and to present more effective options.
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March Swimming World Magazine Table of Contents:
On The March Cover by Shoshanna Rutemiller
Going the Extra Mile: The senior captain’s commitment to success and his leadership skills will be on display at the men’s NCAA Division I Championships later this month when Jaeger—last year’s 500 and 1650 champ—leads the Wolverines in their quest for back-to-back team titles.
[Photo by Peter H. Bick]
10 Lessons with the Legends: Don Gambril by Michael J. Stott
12 Perfecting the Relay Start by Jeff Commings
Scottsdale Aquatics spends a lot of time working on relay exchanges, even planning well in advance the order of swimmers on their top-end relays. Their success at the junior national and sectional level illustrates the need for more work on relay starts than a week or so before a meet.
14 Dryland for Kids: Waiting on Weights (Part II) by Michael J. Stott
The second of a three-part series on dryland training for developing swimmers. This month, Keenan Robinson, director of athlete services at North Baltimore Aquatic Club and former chief athletic trainer for Michigan men’s 2013 NCAA swimming and diving national champions, continues the dialogue.
15 Goldminds: Ten Tips to Turn Your Terrible Turns into Terrifically Tremendous Turns by Wayne Goldsmith
18 Connor Jaeger: Going the Extra Mile by Shoshanna Rutemiller
22 NCAA Championship Previews by Jeff Commings
The University of Michigan appears ready to make it two in a row and extend its record number of men’s national swimming and diving team titles to 13 at this year’s NCAA Division I Championships.
28You Can Count on Cal! by Jeff Commings
With Olympic superstar Missy Franklin leading the way in her collegiate debut, Cal’s women’s swimming team looks like a lock to win its fourth NCAA Division I team trophy in the last six years.
33 Maintaining the Status Quo by Jason Marsteller
Last year’s team champions from the NCAA Division II and III, NAIA and NICAA swimming and diving championships remain the teams to beat in 2014.
43 Dryside Training: Connect at the Core by J.R. Rosania
44 Ask Dr. Shannon: Chest Flexibility and Midback Mobility by Shannon McBride
47 Q&A with Coach Peter Linn by Michael J. Stott
49How They Train Jacob Hanson by Michael J. Stott
50 Swimming Technique Misconceptions by Rod Havriluk
08 A Voice for the Sport
37 2014 Swim Camp Directory
53 Up & Comers
54 Gutter Talk
56 For the Record
59 NAG Top 10 Short Course Rankings
76 NAG Top 10 Long Course Rankings
93 CSCAA Swimming Rankings
94 Parting Shot