Cerebral Swimming: A Comprehensive Training Guide for Competitive Swimmers Everywhere

Cerebral Swimming: A Comprehensive Training Guide for Competitive Swimmers Everywhere is updated annually; Cost: $11.95

Peter Thompson, Ed.S., M.S.

This book provides competitive swimmers and coaches of all levels with a comprehensive guide to technique in all four strokes, start and turn technique, sport psychology skill development, training physiology, and nutrition. Coach Thompson updates this volume yearly with the latest research, and practical applications from the worlds leading coaches.

Table of Contents

Team Mission       2

Introduction to Swimming Technique       9

Training, Pacing, and Racing       15

Turn Components       29

Starts     35

Meet Preparation & Recovery       37

Skills & Drills for All Five Strokes       40

Mind-Brain-Body Integration       45

Mental Toughness Training       47

Seasonal Training Breakdowns       51

Strength & Conditioning       57

Goals       60

Eat to Compete       61

Performance Keys       65

Pacing Charts       84