Become a smoother, faster, and better-conditioned skater-on asphalt and on ice. "Speed on Skates," the most comprehensive and in-depth book ever written on in-line and ice speedskating, gives you the instruction and drills to master basic to advanced techniques. Elite skater and coach Barry Publow combines the science and art of speedskating as he covers every discipline: - In-line-indoor and outdoor - Long track- Short track- Marathon skatingFirst, Publow explains and demonstrates the mechanics of efficient skating form with regard to basic body position, push-off, glide, stroke recovery, weight transfer, crossover steps, and turn mechanics for both in-line and ice speedskating. He also presents straightaway, cornering, and double-push drills plus advanced in-line techniques.Next, Publow shares training methods proven to improve the quality of your workouts and produce the best skating performance. He breaks down the components of an effective conditioning program and highlights the most beneficial training exercises for skaters. Individual chapters focus on heart rate training, interval training, power training, building strength and muscular endurance, and stretching and flexibility. This section concludes with year-round training plans specifying off-season, preparatory phase, and competitive season activities and workloads for in-line and ice skaters.Now that you're in shape to compete, Publow shifts his sights to racing. From selecting the proper equipment to using effective solo strategies and team tactics, you'll learn how to get the edge in both safety and speed! Equally valuable for first-time competitors and elite racers, "Speed on Skates" is the best and most complete guide to speedskating technique, training, and racing. A must for athletes, coaches too will find the book a valuable tool for training their skaters to a higher level of performance.
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Descrizione libro Human Kinetics, 1998. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: " "With Speed on Skates, Barry Publow gets right to the heart of serious training. There is no fluff in this comprehensive effort, which is full of outstanding insights for new skaters, while offering concrete advice for professional athletes. Speed on Skates is the first book to cover both in-line and ice racing. From technique to drills, intervals, and skating competitively, Speed on Skates will become a must for every skater's library." Lauri Muir Publisher and Editor Fitness and Speed Skating Times "This book contains everything you need to know about skating, whether you are an experienced racer or just getting started in the sport." Derek D. Parra U.S. National Team Member, Long Track Speedskating 18 world titles and 2 world records 1998 Olympian ". Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0880117214
Descrizione libro Human Kinetics, 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0880117214
Descrizione libro Human Kinetics, 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110880117214
Descrizione libro Human Kinetics. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0880117214 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW4.0578213
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97808801172101.0