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Swim Better, Swim Faster

by Paul Mason Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2014)

Author Paul Mason had worked with swimmers of most levels, ranging from national champions to untrained enthusiasts who couldn't understand why they couldn't go any faster. There are lots of swimmers out there...


Sailing Strategy

by Ian Proctor Bloomsbury Publishing (August 10, 2013)

Sailing Strategy is considered a racing classic. Long out of print, it has champions who have been petitioning hard for its reissue. It is considered the best book ever written on the subject, and presents in...


Camping by the Waterside

by Stephen Neale Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

This stylish and inspiring book contains all the information campers need to make the most of the wonderful waterside locations throughout the UK and Ireland. Covering all kinds of camping (caravan, campsite...


There's a Drill for That!

by Cokie Lepinski eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Ever noticed how technical swimming has become? There are so many fine points to all four strokes. You really need to break the stroke and its components down and work on them separately, and then put the stroke...


Pooling Talent: Swimming's Greatest Teams

by Matthew De George Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 02, 2014)

Pooling Talent highlights relay teams, squads, and programs spanning nearly a century of competitive swimming. From the 1976 U.S. Women’s 400 Freestyle relay to the 2001 Australian squad, and even including...


They Ruled the Pool: The 100 Greatest Swimmers in History

by John Lohn Scarecrow Press (February 22, 2013)

They Ruled the Pool looks at the careers of the greatest swimmers in history, from Mark Spitz and Tracy Caulkins to Janet Evans and Michael Phelps. Each swimmer is ranked based on achievements such as Olympic...


21 Miles

by Jessica Hepburn Unbound (May 03, 2018)

After a decade of trying to become a mother – eleven rounds of unsuccessful IVF, multiple miscarriages and a pregnancy which proved almost fatal – Jessica Hepburn knew it was time to do something different....


Swimming Holes of Washington

by Anna Katz & Shane Robinson Mountaineers Books (June 14, 2018)

  • Provides water lovers with a host of fun destinations
  • Includes swimming gems from drive-ups to hike-ins, in-city to out in the country
  • Appeals to all ages, fitness types, and income levels—admission fees...


The 100 Greatest Swimmers in History

by John Lohn Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

In The 100 Greatest Swimmers in History, John Lohn profiles some of the biggest names the sport has ever seen, from Mark Spitz and Tracy Caulkins to Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps. Each swimmer is ranked based...


At Swim

by Brendan Mac Evilly & Michael O'reilly The Collins Press (June 01, 2016)

Sea swimming is the great leveller; we’re all the same in a pair of togs. No one minds who you are or what you’ve done; the question is ‘are you getting in?’ Popular for centuries, sea swimming has had...


The Farnes and Holy Island

by Ron Young Whittles Publishing (February 10, 2016)

Following the successful previous book, this new and expanded edition is the most informative and comprehensive book available, particularly for the diving fraternity, and will be essential for divers wishing...


Dive Scapa Flow

by Rod Macdonald Whittles Publishing (October 02, 2017)

Dive Scapa Flow has been THE definitive guide to diving the fabled wrecks of Scapa Flow, one of the world’s greatest wreck diving locations. This completely re-written and updated centenary edition is produced...


Dive Palau

by Rod Macdonald Whittles Publishing (September 19, 2016)

Recounted with his usual level of meticulous historical research, Rod weaves an easily readable account of the build-up to and implementation of Operation Desecrate 1 – the raid undertaken to destroy Japanese...


52 positive thoughts To Become An Elite Athlete

by Alain Ruiz & Agnès Ruiz Arra Editions (December 18, 2018)

Citius, Altius, Fortius , in other words, "Faster, Higher, Stronger" Positive thoughts are essential to succeed in high-level sport. This guide is there to help you on a daily basis to surpass you, to give...


Complete Nutrition Guide for Triathletes

by Jamie Cooper Falcon Guides (December 04, 2012)

Triathletes spend a lot of time and money making sure they have the right gear, optimizing their training plans, and selecting their races. And part of that preparation for big race days is taking care of diet...


Swim Smooth: The Complete Coaching System for Swimmers and Triathletes

by Paul Newsome & Adam Young Fernhurst Books Limited (May 31, 2012)

Transform your technique and become a better swimmer with this remarkable new approach to freestyle swimming

Written for both fitness and competitive swimmers, Swim Smooth contains the latest breakthroughs in...


The Most Memorable Moments in Olympic Swimming

by John Lohn Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 14, 2014)

Every four years the summer Olympic Games capture the world’s attention. Over 10,000 athletes from more than 200 countries gather to prove they are the best in their sports. From the first competition held...


Science of Sport: Swimming

by Alexander Marinof & John Coumbe-Lilley Crowood (January 06, 2017)

The Science of Sport - Swimming is a complete guide for swimming training through the application of physiological, biomechanical, psychological, strength and conditioning, nutritional and injury management...


Lifeguard Ken Tells All

by Ken Cassie Shore Thing Press (April 10, 2017)

For twenty-six summers author Ken Cassie worked as a lifeguard on Atlantic Coast beaches, taking part in one thousand rescues. In recent years, danger in the surf has increased. Larger numbers of people now...


Diving Deeper into SCUBA... Science

by Costantino Balestra & Peter Germonpré Acrodacrolivres (April 04, 2017)

You will find in this book some valuable and reliable lessons about safe diving

The editors of and authors of this book are a cadre of scientists and physicians with broad experience and knowledge of diving physiology...


Chasing Water

by Anthony Ervin & Constantine Markides Edge of Sports (March 14, 2016)

“Here Ervin and swim trainer and journalist Markides combine talents to create a biography that is part first-hand narrative by Ervin, with Markides filling in the details and providing context. The formula...


Making Waves

by Chris Epting, Shirley Babashoff, Mark Spitz & Donna de Varona Santa Monica Press (July 05, 2016)

In her extraordinary swimming career, Shirley Babashoff set thirty-nine national records and eleven world records. Prior to the 1990s, she was the most successful U.S. female Olympian and, in her prime, was...


Michael Phelps

by Bob Schaller, Rowdy Gaines & Jason Lezak St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2008)

Michael Phelps is an American sports hero, perhaps the greatest Olympic athlete the world has ever known. His unprecedented eight gold medals in the 2008 Summer Olympics have made him a superstar. But his journey...


Going For Gold

by Lynn Davies Accent Press (January 16, 2012)

What does it take to be the greatest? Whether it's part of a team like cyclist Geraint Thomas, who won gold in the team pursuit event in Beijing 2008, or notching up a record-beating 11 gold medals in the swimming...


The Last Dive

by Bernie Chowdhury Harper Perennial (January 03, 2012)

Chris and Chrissy Rouse, an experienced father-and-son scuba diving team, hoped to achieve widespread recognition for their outstanding but controversial diving skills. Obsessed and ambitious, they sought to...


Get Wet, Get Fit

by Megan Quann Jendrick & Nathan Jendrick Atria Books (January 01, 2008)

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Megan Quann Jendrick and her husband and personal trainer offer a complete training regimen -- including a diet program -- that will enable everyone to achieve the body of their...


Total Immersion

by Terry Laughlin & John Delves Touchstone (March 13, 2012)

Swim better—and enjoy every lap—with Total Immersion, a guide to improving your swimming from an expert with more than thirty years of experience in the water.

Terry Laughlin, the world’s #1 authority on...