Praise for the Swim Speed Series

Swim Speed Series by Sheila Taormina
Swim Speed Series by Sheila Taormina
The Swim Speed Series by Sheila Taormina

Swim Speed Strokes is the best current resource on the market…Extraordinary still photos of today’s world-class swimmers…The photos are crystal clear, thorough, and presented from angles that reflect the superb knowledge-base of the author.” — American Swim Coaches Association

“Sheila brings her energetic, encouraging, whip-smart personality to her coaching…Swim Speed Strokes is a swim training bible.” — Rowdy Gaines, NBC Olympic swimming television announcer

“Sheila Taormina presents the how and why of swimming in her latest book, Swim Speed Strokes. The focus of the book is technique presented in an engaging way.” — USA Swimming

Swim Speed Strokes is a wonderful sequel to Swim Speed Secrets… Taormina’s ability to break down each stroke and rebuild it, piece by piece, all but guarantees success.” — US Masters Swimming

“Sheila’s book clearly unlocks the secrets…through words and vivid underwater photos.” — Dara Torres, 12-time Olympic medalist

Swim Speed Secrets could be the cure for the freestyle blues. Master swimmers and coaches at every level can learn something from this book…Both the book and [the Swim Speed Workouts] training program are outstanding.” — US Masters Swimming

“Sheila makes a convincing case for spending pool time developing all four strokes, which will make you a more efficient (read: faster!) swimmer.” — Triathlete magazine

“With Sheila’s help, you can stop swimming for survival and start swimming like a pro.” — Laura Bennett, 2010 ITU #1-ranked swimmer, four-time ITU World Triathlon Championship medalist, Olympian, and two-time U.S. triathlon champion

“Sheila Taormina’s ideas on swimming have influenced me and my swim coaching more than anyone else. Her knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm are unmatched.” — Siri Lindley, ITU Triathlon World Champion and coach to triathlon world champions and Olympic medalists

“There is no one in our sport more accomplished in swimming than Sheila Taormina. She needs no introduction, and she now shares her breakout plan for the fastest freestyle.” — Slowtwitch

“As a lifelong coach, the four-time Olympian shares what she’s learned with clarity and authority, explaining all of the small details that go into mastering freestyle.” — LAVA magazine

“The insights and lessons provided in Swim Speed Secrets are the distillation of decades of experience, thousands of hours of coaching and training and thousands of competitions…This book is a more effective training aid than paddles, a kickboard and even a swimming pool. Swim Speed Secrets is your most important swim tool.” — University