The Distance Training Schools contain a comprehensive record of the thinking in distance training from the 1970s and forward.
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Volume 1 includes the 23 talks by the world’s most successful distance coaches, from presentations at the ASCA World Clinics between 1972 and 1995.
Over 200 pages of distance training philosophy, seasonal planning, workout sets and motivational techniques. This is the most complete collection of distance training thinking by the greatest distance coaches. If you are a coach determined to conquer the world of distance events, these are a must-read for you in terms of both technique and training.
Speakers include: Peter Banks, Tim Blood, Mike Burton, Frank Busch, John Carew, Tim Hill, Dick Jochums, Igor Koshkin, Laurie Lawrence, Bud McAllister, Chuck Riggs, Vladimir Salnikov, Mark Schubert, Richard Shoulberg, Bill Sweetenham, Don Talbot, and 3 panel discussions.
Volume 2 of the Distance Training School is a collection of 22 talks presented between 1996 and 2005, as well as 70 pages of workout logs and articles related to Ray Benecki’s coaching of Kate Ziegler. If you are a coach determined to conquer the world of distance events, these are a must-read for you in terms of both technique and training.
Speakers include: Peter Banks, John Carew, Denis Cotterell, Jerry Holtrey, Bill Rose and Richard Shoulberg.
Over 300 pages plus a CD-ROM.
Volume 3 of the Distance Training School is a collection of 21 Presentations from the ASCA World Clinic on Distance Training, Open Water Swimming, Championship Thinking, and Training Philosophy including talks by Dave Salo, Bill Sweetenham, Gregg Troy, Bruce Gemmell, Catherine Vogt and Bob Bowman. (422 pages)
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