Four-Time Olympian Sheila Taormina
Sheila Taormina was an Olympian in swimming (gold, 1996), triathlon (2000 & 2004) and equestrian (2008). She’s stayed busy in retirement as a swim instructor, author, and speaker.
Her latest book, Swim Speed Strokes, was recently released. She has also authored Swim Speed Secrets and Swim Speed Workouts For Swimmers And Triathletes.
This is material from her latest book, posted at SwimSpeedSecrets.com:
Each of the four strokes—butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle—is represented in the photos on page 7 (below). Each photo captures the stroke during the catch phase of the pull. The arms you see in these photos are the arms of world-record holders swimming the stroke naturally. None of the photos were staged.
Can you match the photo with the stroke? Take a close look and really give this some thought. (The answers are located near the bottom of this page)
http://sheilat.com - Sheila’s website