Whitten, Phillip
March 2005
Swimming World;Mar2005, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p27
This article focuses on a swimming coaches' views on the emphasize of technique in swimming program. The object of the discussion here is to talk about how one can emphasize technique in the program. But the main feedback comes when the athlete and coach are one-on-one as they watch the video. After a coach has filmed an athlete, he goes to the monitor while another coach is filming and making commerits on the next person. Frank Busch, now in his 16th year as head coach at the University of Arizona, is one of the best and most respected coaches in the United States. Four of his swimmers won gold at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens: Amanda Beard, Roland Schoeman, Ryk Neethling and Lyndon Ferns. INSET: BREATHING PATTERNS.


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