Swimming Technique January 1997



Table of Contents


  • Teaching Breaststroke – As Head Coach of the Irvine Novaquatics, where he taught double-Olympic silver-medalist Amanda Beard, Salo shares his ideas on swimming breaststroke. By David C. Salo, Ph.D. … 12


  • Keys to an Efficient BreaststrokeThe coach of Americas record holders Jeremy Linn and Anita Nail, discusses the techniques and training that developed these great swimmers. By Ed Fraser, Head Coach Central Pennsylvania Aquatic Club … 15


  • Penny Heyns: The Making of an Olympic Champion – As a former assistant coach at the University of Nebraska, Bidrman helped develop Olympic Champion Penny Heyns. He reviews Heyns’ career as a Cornhusker and outlines the program that led to her rise as world record holder. By Jan Bidrman … 18


  • Catch the WaveEight great drills to help you learn the “Wave” Breaststroke. By Roque Santos … 26