Swim Speed Workouts 2nd Edition SSW2 by Sheila Taormina deck of cards 800x533Boulder, CO, USA — July 25, 2019 — In Swim Speed Workouts for Swimmers and Triathletes, 2nd Ed., Sheila Taormina updates her waterproof workout cards to help athletes build freestyle speed. Four-time Olympian and coach Taormina draws from her personal workout diary to provide 50 workouts, all of which have been updated and improved in this new edition. The 16-week program breaks down the freestyle stroke elements with specific cards for drills, tubing exercises, and workouts. For a preview, visit velopress.com/swimming.

The updated Swim Speed Workouts applies the principles of Taormina’s best-selling Swim Speed Secrets, 2nd Ed. for a fully up-to-date swim workout program. What’s new in the 2nd edition:

  • Deeper dive into the freestyle stroke with more layers of step-by-step instruction on the propulsive pull
  • New workouts that explain the non-propulsive phases of the stroke
  • New drills
  • Updated coaching tips
  • Detailed explanation on stroke count and rate of turnover

Swim Speed Workouts for Swimmers and Triathletes, 2nd Edition
Sheila Taormina
Waterproof workout and drill cards, waterproof instruction booklet, and carrying case.
5″x 7″, 142 pp., $39.95, 9781948007023

Sheila Taormina has competed in four Olympic games in three distinctly different sports—swimming, triathlon, and modern pentathlon. She won a gold medal in the 1996 Olympics and the 2004 ITU triathlon world championship. For 15 years, Taormina has coached elite and age-group swimmers and triathletes to develop the strong underwater pull that propelled her to such athletic success in her racing career.

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