PHOENIX, Arizona, June 12. THE June issue of Swimming World Magazine looks back at the 2011 YMCA Short Course Nationals Championships.
The meet, which took place in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., featured 15 YMCA national records by the time the meet concluded April 5-8.
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June 2011 Issue
Contents of The June issue:
8 HOLIDAY TRAINING TRIPS by Tiffany Elias
Training during the winter months can be challenging and intense, but taking a holiday training trip can not only be beneficial for the team, but a lot of fun as well.
10 NEXT IN LINE by John Lohn
Following in a long list of exquisite performers from Hungary, Katinka Hosszu has established herself as one of the world's premier female swimmers.
12 THREE STRAIGHT FOR OHIO STATE by Emily Sampl
Ohio State won the U.S. Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Championships for the third straight year and 27th time in the program's history.
6 A VOICE for the SPORT
39 FOR THE RECORD
46 PARTING SHOT
In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:
21 Q&A WITH COACH GREG FASTRICH, HERSHEY HIGH SCHOOL and
HERSHEY AQUATIC CLUB by Michael J. Stott
Greg Fastrich has coached three Olympic Trials qualifiers since moving to Hershey, Pa.
His latest protégé, David Nolan, recently set four national high school records, including a 1:41.39 200 yard IM clocking that would have won NCAAs.
23 HOW THEY TRAIN: David Nolan by Michael J. Stott
24 SCIENCE OF PERFORMANCE: Shoulder Warm-up by G. John Mullen
Shoulder exercises are provided that can help you improve your strength and flexibility, which can ultimately enhance your swimming performance.
26 DRILL TO THRILL by Michael J. Stott
Looking for the pathway to swimming excellence? Former Olympian Jeremy Linn sums it up best: "Drills is where it's at."
In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:
15 POOL'S EDGE: It's A Rock, Not A Roll by Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen
Smooth and effortless swimming should be the focus of every swimmer. Once you master the art of smooth shoulder swimming—and stop over-rotating—you'll be well on your way to fast swimming.
16 DRYSIDE TRAINING: IM Stroke Series (Breaststroke) by J.R. Rosania
18 THE WORKOUT CARD: Training with Santa Cruz Masters by Joel Wilson
20 LANE LEADERS: Jenny Cook, Southern California Aquatics Masters by Emily Sampl
In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
29 NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD SETTER: Michael Domagala,
Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics (New York, N.Y.) by Judy Jacob
31 AMERICAN RELAY by Judy Jacob
32 TYR AGE GROUP SWIMMER OF THE MONTH: Julie Kolar, NASA Wildcat Aquatics (Evanston, Ill.)
33 USA SWIMMING SECTIONALS by Judy Jacob
36 GOLDMINDS: Build A Bulletproof Brain and Swim Like Superman! by Wayne Goldsmith Here are some tips to help you become mentally tough.
38 DEFINING MOMENTS: YMCA Nationals by Jason Marsteller
Sarasota YMCA captured its fifth straight combined team championship at the YMCA Short Course Nationals in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., April 5-8. The meet featured 15 YMCA national records.
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