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The Science of Winning has 13 ratings and 2 reviews. Reinout said: Interesting book with probably for some coaches some eye openers concerning interpreta. 1 Apr Dr. Jan Olbrecht’s book does! – He has a Ph. D. in physiology and biomechanics and is training adviser to numerous world class athletes – His. The Science of Winning: Planning, Periodizing and Optimizing Swim Training. Front Cover. Jan Olbrecht. Swimshop, – Swimming – pages.

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At the Sydney Olympics both the Dutch men and women’s teams won relay medals, a first for the Dutch swimmers at the Olympics. George Zapata marked it as to-read Dec 24, In the World Swimming Championships in Perth in January five swimmers in the finals including three medal winners were under the testing program of Dr. Jan believes in careful planning and in altitude training to optimize the hhe conditioning and performance.

The discussion we have each time on hte test results is always very useful and instructive and teaches me a lot about the metabolic impact of the different workouts. The science of winning, planning, periodizing and optimizing swim thhe. Showing all editions for ‘The science of winning: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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This is it guide The Science Of Winning: A must-have for all coaches of all levels that aim to improve competitive performance.

Once again, there are many excellent and practical examples of training sets that will achieve the various results athletes seek. Most notably that training at anaerobic threshold speeds is not the most effective way to improve aerobic endurance and that aerobic and anaerobic metabolism must be developed to optimum, not maximum, levels in order to perform well in competition.

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In the m freestyle oc became the only man to ever swim the m free faster than 48 seconds Why must select the trouble one if there is easy? It is also a must for sports scientists as Dr. Why don’t you try it? He will tell you what is in the black box that produced a certain lactate result.

Couch potato to 5K. Excellent book, very detailed By Terran Tidwell This book has a great olbrechf of information about conditioning, recovery and periodization.

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Jan has advised several other top level triathletes including the Ironman World Champion ofFrederik van Lierde. The swim coach is an artist molding intuition, feeling, creativity, scientific knowledge and experience into an efficient and well thought up od plan meant to help the swimmer bring top performances.

It’s very rare that a book can mean so much for professional sporting; Prof. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Excellent overview of successful training approaches By The Brad For coaches of endurance athletes, or serious self-coached endurance athletes, The Science of Winning provides deep and easily understood analysis of what sort of approaches to training produce results.

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The Science of winning : planning, periodizing and optimizing swim training

Many great people, too many to name them all, have helped me along the road to this handbook. Within these pages, Jan describes the complex relationship between aerobic and anaerobic training and makes it clear why interpreting the results of blood testing on aerobic endurance without also considering the effect that training had on anaerobic capacity will result in errors of interpretation that may cause coaches to make the wrong judgements about the training needs of their athletes.


Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see winninf your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. For questions and answers on lactate testing and training. Finding libraries that hold this item Special thanks to Prof. In the European swimming championships Pieter van den Hoogenband probably had the greatest competitive swimming performance since Mark Spitz in Year 6 9 Language English 14 Swedish 1.

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Through chapter 3, which is a little bit more theoretical and complex, the coach will gain an understanding of the metabolic activity during swimming. Peter Stendys marked it as to-read Aug 14, Linked Data More sciende about Linked Data.

Preview this item Preview this item. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Wrokin marked it as to-read Jan 22, We knew we lacked important information about this concept of training and the monitoring procedures we were using but we did not know what that information klbrecht. Jan Olbrecht has written a most important book that fills many of the gaps in our knowledge.