Industry News: How to Build a Solid Swimming Program

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois, April 5. COVERING every key to building a successful swim program, The Swim Coaching Bible, Volume II presents the wisdom of 27 top collegiate and high school coaches from around the world. Each contributor brings a wealth of experience coaching world-record holders and Olympic champions to address a topic in which they have expertise and share successful coaching experiences with readers.

Among the extensive lineup of contributors are these world-renowned coaches:
* Bob Bowman, coach of Michael Phelps
* Vern Gambetta, performance training consultant to a variety of professional and amateur teams and swimming clubs
* Brett Hawke, 2009 NCAA co-coach of the year in swimming
* John Leonard, executive director of the American Swim Coaches Association

Swimming for fitness and competition has experienced an 18 percent increase in overall participation since 2000. With coaching techniques constantly evolving, this all-new volume of The Swim Coaching Bible focuses on developments in the sport during the past 10 years, building on the knowledge contained in the first volume by presenting the latest advances in training.

The Swim Coaching Bible, Volume II covers everything from establishing priorities and leading a program to its full potential to teaching stroke technique and training for optimal performance. Photos, charts, and graphs supplement the text for easy instruction. An ideal complement to the first volume, The Swim Coaching Bible, Volume II provides advice for producing the most successful individual athletes and teams in the sport.

For more information on The Swim Coaching Bible, Volume II or other swimming resources, visit or call 800-747-4457.

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