Academy Bullets’ Becca Mann, Clearwater Aquatic Team Featured as National Age Group Record Setters

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 10. THE April issue of Swimming World Magazine features a pair of U.S. National Age Group record setters.

This month, Becca Mann of the Academy Bullets Swim Club, and the Clearwater Aquatic Team are profiled after setting U.S. National Age Group records.

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April 2011 Issue
Contents of The April issue:

7 HAIL TO THE (NEW) CHIEF by John Lohn
University of Arizona's Frank Busch is the man who will lead the Stars and Stripes into this summer's World Championships, next year's Olympic Games and beyond as USA Swimming's new national team director.
9 DOWN TO THE WIRE by Emily Sampl
Diving fans witnessed world-class competition and several nail-biting battles among the country's top divers at the 2011 USA Diving Winter Nationals.

6 A VOICE for the SPORT

In the Swimming Technique portion of the magazine you will find the following:

AND TECHNOLOGY by Michael J. Stott
Doug Grooms has produced academic and athletic excellence at the Missouri University of Science and Technology and wonders what the long-term effect of capping athlete attendance at the NCAA meet will do to D-II swimming.
27 HOW THEY TRAIN: Zach Lemons by Michael J. Stott
28 SCIENCE OF PERFORMANCE: Weight Room Periodization Translating to Resistance Training by G. John Mullen
Many benefits can be gained with an individualized periodized resistance training program.
30 WARRIOR MENTALITY by Michael J. Stott
Mind matters when going to battle.
32 USSSA: Using the Flow Zone by Tyler Brewer
Even with the best conditions and training, an instructor will only produce great results if he understands how to use the flow zone.

In the SWIM portion of the magazine you will find the following:

13 THE WORLD'S BEST MASTERS by Emily Sampl, Jason Marsteller and Hideki Mochizuki
Swimming World Magazine's list of the Top 12 World Masters Swimmers of 2010 was dominated by the United States and Japan, with the swimmers ranging in age from 34 to 95.
20 DRYSIDE TRAINING: IM Stroke Series (Butterfly) by J.R. Rosania
22 THE WORKOUT CARD: Training with UCLA Bruins Masters by Erika Stebbins
24 LANE LEADERS: Bob Bugg, Dynamo Masters (Atlanta, Ga.) by Emily Sampl

In the Junior Swimmer portion of the magazine you will find the following:
35 NATIONAL AGE GROUP RECORD SETTER: Becca Mann, Academy Bullets Swim Club (Illinois) and Clearwater Aquatic Team (Florida) by Judy Jacob
36 AMERICAN RELAY by Judy Jacob
38 GOLDMINDS: The 5 "Abilities" Every Swimmer Needs by Wayne Goldsmith if you spend time developing your "abilities" — specifically, mo-ability, stability, flex-ability, adapt-ability and me-ability — you will be well on your way to enhancing your swimming performance.

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