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PHOENIX, Arizona, July 2. The July 2014 issue of Swimming World Magazine is now available for download to Total Access Subscribers!

On pages 28 & 29 Swimming World Magazine, Is Rio Ready? With none of the venues meeting the International Olympic Committee’s satisfaction, a workers’ strike halting construction and a call to Brazilians to help foot the bill, Rio de Janeiro-host of the 2016 Summer Olympics-has put itself in serious danger of creating an Olympics more known for what happened before the Olympic Torch is lit. (By Jeff Commings)

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July 2014 Swimming World Magazine Table of Contents:

On The July Cover
Only two years remain until the 2016 Summer Olympics. With that in mind, Swimming World features a story on the progress that Rio is making to host the Games as well as a biennial plan for U.S. coaches to help prepare their Olympic hopefuls. Six rising starts who have yet to make their first Olympic team are also showcased-including Kylie Stewart (pictured on cover), 18, of Dynamo Swim Club (GA), who won the 200 back at last year’s World Junior Championships. (See stories on pages 18,26 and 28). Photo by: Peter H. Bick

FEATURES

010 All Aboard by Michael J. Stott
How do coaches get swimmers to buy into their program?

018 On the Radar by Shoshanna Rutemiller
Now that we are halfway between the 2012 London Olympic and 2016 Rio Games, Swimming World showcases some young upcoming talent from around the world who will be trying to qualify for their first Olympics.

026 The 2014-2016 Fast-track Calendar to Rio by Jason Marsteller
It’s two years out from the U.S. 2016 Olympic Trials, and your swimmers has dreams of making the Olympic team. As a coach, what can you do right now to help make is happen? Colorado Stars coach Todd Schmitz offers a biennial plan beginning this summer for his former, Missy Franklin-as if Missy were a 14-year-old!

028 Is Rio Ready? by Jeff Commings
With none of the venues meeting the International Olympic Committee’s satisfaction, a workers’ strike halting construction and a call to Brazilians to help foot the bill, Rio de Janeiro-host of the 2016 Summer Olympics-has put itself in serious danger of creating an Olympics more known for what happened before the Olympic Torch is lit.

030 Top 10 Triumphs & Tragedies by Chuck Warner
Beginning in its April issue and continuing monthly through January 2015, Swimming World Magazine is counting down the top 10 triumphs and tragedies in the history of swimming. This month: #7 The Greatest Olympic Team in History.

COACHING

008 Lessons with the Legends: Dennis Hill by Michael J. Stott

010 Two-Beat, Four-Beat or Six-Beat Kick in Distance Freestyle? by Jeff Commings
Coaches Yuri Suguiyama, Rich DeSelm and Bill Rose discuss the different freestyle kick patterns.

014 Swimming Misconceptions: Vertical Forearm by Rod Havriluk
It is a misconception that the forearm is vertical at the beginning of the freestyle pull. Instructions for achieving a vertical forearm include beginning the pull by ” bending the elbow”. While is is productive to flex at the elbow to begin the pull, it is counterproductive to orient the forearm vertically.

019 Kylie Stewart’s Favorite Sets by Jason Turcotte

040 Q&A with Coach Duncan Sherrard by Michael J. Stott

041 How They Train Robbie Swan and Thomas Nguyen by Michael J. Stott

TRAINING

037 Dryside Trianing: Never Enough Core by J.R. Rosania
A strong, fit core will benefit your turns and will help maintain a good body position in the water…not to mention it will do wonders for your six-pack abdominal muscles!

038 Ask Dr. Shannon by Shannon McBride
Here are some upper body stretches for pregnant women that can be performed before and/or after swimming.

039 Nutrition: Manage Your Appetite
Republished with permission of VeloPress from “Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes”

JUNIOR SWIMMER

016 Goldminds: All About Winning by Wayne Goldsmith
If you’re driven by gold and glory, remember: it’s OK to think about and talk about winning! The road to “winning” starts with winning thoughts, winning words and winning actions!

043 Up & Comers

COLUMNS

006 A Voice for the Sport

035 USSA: The Importance of Learning Self-Control by Kerin Morgan

044 Gutter Talk

046 Parting Shot

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Author: Jason Marsteller

Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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