PHOENIX, Arizona, November 12. IN an interview in Swimming World's November issue, coach Joel Shinofield talks about developing his athletes at Washington & Lee University on three levels; personal, academic and aquatic. Shinofield helps his swimmers appreciate the privilege they have to swim and represent their university. This constant reminder helps maintain focus, and reinforces the need to make every day count
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Other topics included in this Q&A interview include; Shinofield's emphasis on recovery based training, test sets and how he trains his sprinters for optimal performance.
Shinofield currently serves as secretary of the College Swimming Coaches Association, (CSCAA) and is this year's recipient of the American Swimming Coaches Association, (ASCA) Award of Excellence.
The How They Train portion of this section includes detailed sample sets from coach Shiofield for two of Washington & Lee's most outstanding swimmers; Tim Glaston who is currently attending Harvard medical school and Alex Sweet, who was voted Washington & Lee's Athlete of the Year in 2008.
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November 2008 Issue
Contents of The November issue:
3 TECH TIP: Winning Relay Start demonstrated by Jason Lezak
8 EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED by Steven Munatones
Trent Grimsey's gamble paid off—$10,000 to be exact—as the Australian navigated a course away from the main pack to win the 9th Annual RCP Tiburon Mile by 14 seconds.
12 A CHANCE TO GIVE BACK
The International Swimming Hall of Fame has fallen on hard times, and the worldwide swimming family has an opportunity to support the Hall in its time of need.
16 SIZZLING SUMMER SWIMS by Jason Marsteller
Besides the Olympics, there were several other meets back in the States that produced sizzling times, including some performances that could have medaled in Beijing.
20 POST-BEIJING SYNDROME by John Lohn
As our favorite Olympic athletes look ahead to the future, we can take satisfaction in exploring some of the many swimming storylines that have arisen since Beijing.
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
32 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
55 FOR THE RECORD
62 PARTING SHOT
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
35 Q&A WITH COACH JOEL SHINOFIELD by Michael J. Stott
38 HOW THEY TRAIN: Alex Sweet and Tim McGlaston by Michael J. Stott
40 FASTER FREE: The 7-Step Approach to the Ultimate 50 by Wayne Goldsmith
The seven essential steps in a fast, fantastic free are relax, focus, power, flow, rhythm, fight and control.
42 BLOOD LACTATE TESTING by Dr. Daniel Carl
44 MEET SEEDING AND SCOUTING SECRETS by Michael J. Stott
For those who place an importance on the dual meet season, there are numerous ways to get a leg up on the competition.
46 USSSA: Taking the Baby to the Water by Judy Reynolds
"Parent and Baby" classes are ideal to accomplish the initial love of water while providing elementary skills.
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
23 THE POOL'S EDGE, PRESENTED BY VIEW: Warm It Up! by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
Obviously, it is hard to swim smooth and relaxed when you are freezing, so here are 10 tips to help you stay warm at your next meet.
24 DRYSIDE TRAINING: Dryland Tips for Better Butterfly by J.R. Rosania
26 HEALTH WAVES: Recipe for Recovery by Brandy-Joe Milliron and Kathleen Woolf
27 A SPECIAL BREED by Jeff Commings
More than 1,100 Masters swimmers braved the triple-digit temperatures last August in Oregon and set 56 Masters world records at the USMS Long Course Nationals.
29 THE WORKOUT CARD: Practices for All Levels of Ability by Ahelee Sue Osborn
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
48 NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD SETTERS:
Lake Oswego 13-14 Boys 200 Meter Freestyle Relay by Judy Jacob
49 SPEEDO AMERICAN RELAY by Judy Jacob
50 TYR AGE GROUP SWIMMER OF THE MONTH: Kara Kopcso
52 GOLDMINDS: Flying into Fly by Wayne Goldsmith
Find five fun fabulous fantastic fast fly fitness factors—and work on them every day!
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