Alan Lynn
Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will help make you a better sportsperson whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. Featured in Swimming - Crowood Sports Guides are information boxes containing Key Points and Top Tips; sequence photographs and detailed diagrams in colour. There is a thorough analysis of the four strokes (Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle). Starts and turns analysis, including the individual Medley are covered and valuable advice on techniques, coaching, drills, training, tapering, nutrition and competition psychology is given. There is also an introduction to rules and equipment.
Swimming by Alan Lynn

About the author

Alan Lynn is a highly experienced coach and coach educator. He was the Technical Director of Scottish Swimming, was SportsScotland Coach of the Year in 1999, and has coached swimmers up to Olympic levle. Alan has been involved with swimming for over thirty years as an international competitor and coach, club volunteer and Scottish Swimming Board of Management Director. He coaches junior swimmers at Stirling ASC and is the Course Director for the undergraduate BA Sport programme at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.