Swimming World Magazine April 2014 Issue – Print Edition



Swimming World Magazine April 2014 Issue

In this issue:


Despite double knee surgery in October 2012, Brazil’s Cesar Cielo returned to competition and promptly earned double gold medals at last summer’s World Championships. Next up: a golden opportunity at Rio in 2016. [photo by kaitlin b. kelly]



008 How to Execute the Back-to-Breast Rollover Turn Legally

by Jeff Commings

The “rollover” transition turn from backstroke to breaststroke in the individual medley is one of the fastest ways to switch strokes. It also may be one of the most difficult, though with proper daily practice and supervision by a coach in the early stages of learning this turn, you’ll be an expert in no time!

010 Dryland for Kids: Waiting on Weights (Part III)

by Michael J. Stott

In the final article of Swimming World’s three-part series on dryland training for developing swimmers, Richard Hunter, 13-14 division director for the Mission Viejo Nadadores, provides a general Dryland timeline for age groupers.

014 Swimming Technique Misconceptions: Freestyle Head Position

by Rod Havriluk

016 Goldminds: The Performance Partnership

by Wayne Goldsmith

Swimmers, coaches and parents are the necessary components to be successful in swimming.

018 Cesar Cielo: Keeping His Eyes on the Prize

by Shoshanna Rutemiller

021 Cesar Cielo’s Favorite Sets

by Jeff Commings

022 2013 Top 12 World Masters Swimmers of the Year

by Jeff Commings, Emily Sampl, Hideki Mochizuki, Julia Danilova and Jason Marsteller

031 Top 10 Triumphs & Tragedies

by Chuck Warner

Beginning with this issue and continuing monthly through January 2015, Swimming World Magazine will count down the top 10 triumphs and tragedies in the history of swimming. This month: #10 Mark Spitz—An Unlikely Conqueror.

036 Behind the Scenes of the USSSA

by Adrienne Koch

The core purpose of the United States Swim School Association is to provide resources

to assist members in achieving their goals in the swim school industry. This mission has been successfully achieved for more than 25 years.

038 Dryside Training: No Exercise Equipment? No Problem!

by J.R. Rosania

Here are six great bodyweight exercises to strengthen your swimming…no gym necessary!

039 Ask Dr. Shannon

by Shannon McBride

Here are four stretches you can do before a workout when time is limited. They work the many major muscle groups used by swimmers.

040 Nutrition: Portable Snack Recipes

“Feed Zone Portables: A Cookbook of On-the-Go Food for Athletes”

041 Q&A with Coach Arthur Albiero

by Michael J. Stott

042 How They Train Joao De Lucca

by Michael J. Stott


006 A Voice for the Sport

044 Up & Comers

045 Gutter Talk

046 Parting Shot