PHOENIX, Arizona, October 3. THE October issue of Swimming World Magazine is now in the mail. Premium Members can now download this issue by logging onto Swimming World Magazine’s Premium Section
Swimming World Magazine is designed and written for the competitive and fitness audience and has been expanded to include 12 issues of SWIM Magazine content and 12 issues of Swimming Technique content.
October 2006 Issue
Contents of The October issue:
7 TECHNIQUE: Backstroke: Pre-Race Rituals
8 NOBODY BETTER! by John Lohn
Brendan Hansen is in a class by himself, taking the breaststroke to levels never before seen.
11 MERCURY RISING by John Lohn
The United States unleashed an emphatic statement at its national championships that it
can hardly wait for the Beijing Olympics.
16 SWIMMING’S MOUNT RUSHMORE by John Lohn
Michael Phelps, Brendan Hansen and Aaron Peirsol combined
for five of the six world records set in Victoria, B.C.
19 LIGHTNING IN THE WATER by Jason Marsteller
The citizens of Budapest, Hungary witnessed some
amazingly fast performances, including four world records.
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
22 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
40 PREP SCHOOL LISTINGS
53 FOR THE RECORD
62 PARTING SHOT
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
33 Q & A WITH COACH JON HOWELL by Dave Denniston
35 HOW THEY TRAIN: Tim Newton by Jon Howell
36 SUCCESSFUL SWIMMING by Wayne Goldsmith
Peaking and tapering are important concepts for coaches to understand
if they want their swimmers to be successful.
38 BREASTSTROKE TURNS by Glenn Mills
Brendan Hansen’s unique turns are one of many factors that help make
this world-record breaststroker so fast.
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
25 A MEET THAT MATTERS by P.H. Mullen
Some 5,400 swimmers came to the Masters World Championships
to show the world how much they love their sport.
26 HEALTH WAVES: The Aqua-Active Lifestyle
28 SLEEP TIGHT... by Amy Wu
...and don’t let the bed bugs bite! If you scrimp on your sleep,
there will be a price to pay in your swimming performance.
31 SURVIVE AND THRIVE: Cam Reid by P.H. Mullen
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
48 SPEEDO AMERICAN RELAY
49 TYR AGE GROUP SWIMMER OF THE MONTH: Colleen Konetzke
51 MIDDLE TYGER IS GRRREAT! by Jason Marsteller
Middle Tyger YMCA placed first among the men and second among the
women to capture the combined team title at the YMCA Nationals.
52 ALL ROADS LEAD TO IRVINE
That was certainly true this summer for U.S. swimmers, as Irvine, Calif.,
played host to both the U.S. Nationals and Junior National Championships.