Master the Art of Swimming: Raising Your Performance with the Alexander Technique
|Author: || ||Shaw, Steven |
|ISBN: || ||1843403498 |
|Publisher: || ||Collins & Brown |
|status: || ||in stock, new |
|Price: || || 20,00 Euro = 27,43 USD = 14,2 GBP|
= 33,55 CHF = 36,31 AUD
| "ItÔs a brilliant book for anyone who cant access your courses"ÊÊ-Ê Eileen Raptis (August 2006)|
Whether you are a novice or experienced swimmer, Master the Art of Swimming offers a radically new approach to swimming. Steven ShawÔs method takes the Alexander Technique into the swimming pool, promoting optimal body alignment with minimum strain on the joints. Rather than prescribing how fast or far you should swim, the emphasis is on symmetry and the quality of the experience. Unlock your potential and swim with power, ease and efficiency.
¥ Easy-to-follow, step-by-step progression of all four strokes
¥ Dry land practices to reinforce new patterns of movement
¥ Fitness swimming without strain
¥ Comprehensively illustrated with under water images
This book has helped me in overcoming my fear of water which was due to an incident that happened to me in my teens.I have wanted to swim for many years and now with the help of this book I am gradually getting there. It covers aspects that are not covered by everyday swimming instruction. Very informative and practical a book that you will read more than once and refer to in the future.
A new path to swimming for both the aquaphobe and swimmer
This book has helped me discover the physical and psychological reasons for my long standing fear of swimming. It clearly sets out step by step the technique that Steven Shaw has developed using the Alexander Technique to overcome the reflex actions that create the panic and rigidity which inhibit freedom of movement in water. It is also very informative for those who are not terrified of water, but who have problems which they seek to overcome. Beautifully illustrated and full of sound advice.
|Readers Comments || |
|This excellent book brings the Alexander technique into the swimming pool. I urge all doctors, nurses and patients to read it. It will change your approach to illness and its management. Dr. Laurence Gerlis|
Raising Your Performance with the Alexander Technique
Steven Shaw's second book on the art of swimming offers 170 well
illustrated pages on the Shaw method, which is applying the Alexander
Technique, in learning to swim. Core elements of the four major strokes:
Breaststroke, Backstroke, Craw...
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|Weight: ||510 gr |
|Pages: ||176 |
|Edition: ||Paperback |
|Published: ||01.01.2006 |
|Height: ||219 mm |
|Width: ||177 mm |
|Thickness: ||14 mm |
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