Swimming Technique February 1995



Table of Contents


  • Tapering the Elite AthleteGuidelines to follow for setting up your swimmers tapers. By Brent Rutemiller … 12


  • Taper Basics: Fine Tuning Starts and Turns by Brent Rutemiller … 14


  • The MassageEnhance your swimmers’ performances through correct usage of this ageless art. By Bernie Wakefield … 19


  • Great Stretches to Improve Streamlining by Marly Hull … 21


  • Mental Rehearsal for Peak PerformanceGood visualization techniques and positive self-images will improve your swimmers. by Dr. Alan Goldberg … 24


  • Taper Time NutritionGreat food choices to give your swimmers prior to big meets … 27