Featured within the second installment is Part III in Dr. Rod Havriluk and Tyler Gambril’s “The Impact of Science on World Records in Swimming,” as well as a visual guide to breaking down your start.
Technique Time Machine brings back “The Aquazoids,” a cartoon series featured in Swimming Technique back in the day.
Also present in this issue are “Lessons with Wayne,” Swimming Technique’s editor, and “An Open Letter to Missy Franklin (…and all swimmers with shoulder injuries)” by Dr. Havriluk.
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08 | LESSONS WITH WAYNE
by Wayne Goldsmith
Good science or bad science—what’s the difference?
10 |THE HIGH-PERFORMANCE SWIMMING COACH AS A LEADER: MOTIVATING ATHLETES
by Paul Robbins
It goes without saying that a High-Performance Swimming Coach is a leader and, hence, a primary source of motivational influence for his/her athletes…
12 |THE IMPACT OF SCIENCE ON WORLD RECORDS IN SWIMMING: Part III—When Will the Second Scientific Revolution Begin?
by Rod Havriluk and Tyler Gambill
This article (Part III and the final part of this series) presents recent efforts to reinvigorate the application of science and existing barriers, and offers suggestions for the future…
18 | WHAT LIMITS ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE?
by Joe Zemaitis
It’s a simple question that speaks to every coach in every sport. If a coach is trying to develop athletes to a previously unattained level of performance, what must happen?
24 | AN OPEN LETTER TO MISSY FRANKLIN (…and all swimmers with shoulder injury)
by Rod Havriluk
I’m writing this letter to you for three reasons. First, to commend you for publicizing your recent double shoulder surgery. As a high-profile elite athlete, many swimmers can benefit from your story. Shoulder injuries are extremely common in swimmers…
28 | CONCEPTS IN CARDIAC OUTPUT DEVELOPMENT AND PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT
by Emma Swanwick and Martyn Matthews
The swimming coaches’ “holy grail” is to optimize training and development activities by individualizing their program for each athlete on their team. However, it is difficult at best to design and deliver individualized training programs…
36 | A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR SWIMMING COACHES TO INCORPORATE BIOMECHANICS INTO THEIR TRAINING AND PROGRAMMING
by Jodi Cossor
When you watch any swimming race, it is clear to see the difference between the good and the great—the best move with the water, while the rest fight the dense and unnatural environment…
40 | TAKE YOUR MARK…
by Joe Johnson
A visual guide to the art of the race start.
42 | TECHNIQUE TIME MACHINE: The AquaZoids
by Brent Rutemiller
16 | BREASTSTROKE RECOVERY
17 | FREESTYLE BODY ROTATION
22 | BACKSTROKE BREAKOUT
23 | BACKSTROKE HEAD POSITION
34 | BUTTERFLY HEAD POSITION
35 | BE A GOOD TEAMMATE