Dive in! The water's fine.
Packed with clear, professional instructions, helpful tips and advice, and information on indoor and "open" (ocean) swimming, The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Swimming, has everything a swimmer needs, no matter what skill level, to make the most of their time in the water.
Detailed instructions for the four basic strokes-breast stroke, backstroke, butterfly, and freestyle-as well as the "fifth stroke" dolphin kick
Features beautiful underwater and above-water photographs
Information on programs and exercise drills for fitness and competition
Mike Bottom is the head coach of the University of Michigan Men's swimming program, who has coached multiple Olympic teams and, as an athlete, was a member of the 1980 US squad. He was a world record- holder in the 400-meter freestyle relay and a four-time USA National team member.
Nathan Jendrick is a Certified Fitness Trainer, Performance Nutrition Consultant and health and fitness writer. He has worked with athletes ranging from competitive bodybuilders to Olympic gold medalists.
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