Become more fluid in the water with Swimming: Steps to Success. This comprehensive guide provides progressive instruction to help you master several swimming strokes and skills: backstroke, front crawl, breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, back crawl, trudgen, floating, diving, sculling, and underwater swimming.
Step-by-step instruction and 195 illustrations break down each stroke to the basic arm and leg movements and their timing. The multiple drills in each step include a scoring system to gauge success and determine readiness to advance to the next skill.
Part of the highly successful Steps to Success Series, with more than 1.5 million copies sold, Swimming: Steps to Success is the best tool for learning to swim at your own pace and an excellent resource for mastering skills through the advanced level.
Step 1. Buoyancy and Back Float
Step 2. Basic Backstroke
Step 3. Prone Float and Crawl Kick
Step 4. Crawl Stroke and Breathing
Step 5. Breaststroke
Step 6. Sidestroke
Step 7. Back Crawl Stroke
Step 8. Butterfly Stroke
Step 9. Trudgen Strokes
Step 10. Surface Dives and Underwater Swimming
Step 11. Standing and Kneeling Dives
Step 12. Universal Sculling
Step 13. Additional Strokes, Stunts, and Games