Breakthrough swimming by Cecil Colwin

By Cecil Colwin

''In step forward Swimming, swimming trainer and historian Cecil Colwin describes how aggressive swimmers of the fashionable period - resembling swimming giants Ian Thorpe and furnish Hackett - practice leading edge education tools and stroke strategies to set new criteria of functionality. All 4 strokes in addition to begins and turns are provided in thorough element in Colwin's easy-to-grasp tutorial style.''--BOOK JACKET.

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This did not happen, and in Thierry’s opinion, the new wording made the problems facing the stroke and turn judges worse than before. ” He offered the following solution: a part of the head or body shall be above the general surface of the water at least once during each arm stroke. This would effectively prevent underwater swimming and make judging possible. FINA finally got it right on February 15, 1987, when, using wording not much different than that suggested by Coach Hanson, they changed the breaststroke head rule to read: “During each complete cycle of one arm stroke and one leg kick, some part of the head of the swimmer shall break the surface of the water” (Colwin 1998).

The term lift coefficient refers to the relationship between the amount of lift on an airfoil and its angle of pitch. The lift component, or amount of lift on an airfoil or human hand, increases or decreases relative to the size of the angle of pitch. 7; Schleihauf 1977). Coefficient of lift curve. From Schleihauf 1977, p. 51. Adapted by permission. Breakthroughs in Stroke Techniques 37 Drag Coefficient Resultant Propulsive Force Similarly, the term drag coefficient refers to the relationship between the drag component on an airfoil or hand and its angle of attack.

From Schleihauf 1977, p. 53. Adapted by permission. The angle at which a body meets the flowstream, or angle of attack, is a crucial factor.

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