Swimming Technique October 1998



Table of Contents


  • Why Use Lactate Testing? : Lactate testing can act as a superb educational tool, giving coaches accurate information about what is actually happening in their swimmers’ muscles when they train. This knowledge can greatly improve the effectiveness of coaching. By Clive Rushton … 15


  •  Seize the Opportunity : Get the most out of swim meets by using them to fine-tune your training program and achieve your performance goals. By Bill Sweetenham and Wayne Goldsmith … 17


  • Meet Strategies: No matter what kind of swimming competition you attend, there are always lessons to learn and goals to achieve. By Bill Sweetenham and Wayne Goldsmith … 22


  • TECH Tips: Feeling It : The greater your ability to feel the subtle changes in water pressure on your body, hands and feet as you slice through the water, the greater your chances of becoming a very skillful and fast swimmer. By Ron Johnson … 27