Swimming Technique October 1997



Table of Contents


  • Tom Malchow: Middle Distance Butterfly Training : Olympic silver medalist Tom Malchow has found his place at the University of Michigan: it’s the M.D. lane, a.k.a, the middle distance lane, where he has trained with other Wolverine swimmers like Tom Dolan and John Piersma in the 200-400 group. By Jon Urbanchek, Head Men’s Coach University of Michigan … 19


  • Nate Dusing: Hard Work Pays Off : Young Nate Dusing had a dream year last season with an American record at the short course World Championships, two national independent school records and a gold and bronze medal at the Pan Pacific Championships. His club coach outlines Nate’s development and shares his training philosophy on butterfly. By Ken Stopkotte, Head Coach Cincinnati Marlins … 21


  • Should We Limit the Underwater Fly? : Coaches Bob GilIett and Pierre LaFontaine discuss their opposite views on the upcoming consideration of a rule change that would limit the distance a swimmer could kick fly underwater on the start and turns. By Phillip Whitten … 29