PHOENIX, Arizona, November 9. A new perspective on freestyle is presented by Mike Bottom, coach of double gold medalists in the 50 meter freestyle at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Bottom appears in an exclusive SwimmingWorld.TV video interview as part of the November issue of Swimming World.
Both swimmers and coaches will want to learn about the new, cutting edge concepts regarding freestyle swimming. Coach Bottom identifies three distinct types of freestyle that are found amongst today's elite swimmers. Learn the difference between shoulder driven, hip driven and body driven freestyle mechanics. In addition, Bottom offers insights on how each method can be integrated into training regimens for freestylers.
This is an extraordinary opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the various elements present in today's form of freestyle.
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The November issue contains the following SwimmingWorld.TV interviews:
* Diversity Interview with USA Swimming's John Cruzat, Jr.
* ASCA Interview with John Leonard About Issues in the Sport
* Technique Interview with Mike Bottom
* Running A Club Program with Murray Stephens
* ASCA Fellows Program with Tim Welsh
* Paula Schneider – Speedo North America's New President
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November 2007 Issue
Contents of The November issue:
3 TECHNIQUE: Freestyle: Sprinters' Kick
8 ENGLISH CHANNEL RECORD CROSSINGS by Jason Marsteller
10 THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE by Neil Reynolds
No other physical challenge on Earth quite encompasses all the problems you can face in the English Channel.
12 RCP TIBURON MILE by Tito Morales
16 JAPAN INTERNATIONAL SWIM MEET by Jason Marsteller
18 THE COMPLETE PACKAGE by John Lohn
Ben Wildman-Tobriner—gentleman, scholar and athlete—is considered among the favorites for Olympic gold next year in the men's 50 meter free.
20 WORLD'S FASTEST SWIMMER by John Lohn
Here's a look at some of the top swimmers who hope to be vying for the title, "World's Fastest Swimmer," at next year's Olympics.
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
21 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
54 FOR THE RECORD
62 PARTING SHOT
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
33 Q&A WITH COACH DAVE DURDEN by Michael J. Stott
36 HOW THEY TRAIN: Fred Bousquet by Michael J. Stott
37 SWIMMER'S SNORKEL by Glenn Mills
40 SEASON PLANS FOR AGE GROUPERS: Rockville-Montgomery by Michael J. Stott
42 DEVELOPING A WINNING CLUB CULTURE by Wayne Goldsmith
45 HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR TIMES WITHOUT SWIMMING ANY FASTER! By Buddy Baarcke
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
25 THE POOL'S EDGE: When the Pain Won't Go Away by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
26 DRYSIDE TRAINING: Hamstring Rehab Exercises by J.R. Rosania
28 HEALTH WAVES: Vitamins and Minerals by Carolyn Lewis and Kathleen Woolf
30 LANE LEADERS: Caroline Krattli by Mark Moore
31 WORKOUT CARD: Middle Distance by Ann Brewer
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
47 NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD SETTERS: Longhorn Aquatics 13-14 Boys
48 SPEEDO AMERICAN RELAY
50 TYR AGE GROUP SWIMMER OF THE MONTH: Eva Fabian
51 A TEENAGE SWIMMING INSPIRATION: Kate Bruckmann by Andrea McCarren
52 GOLDMINDS: Coaching Yourself after a Bad Race by Alan Goldberg