Acclaim from the experts...

“Finally, someone has written a book about swimming that makes sense. Emmett's ability to explain swimming concepts in an understandable way is unparalleled. This book will open up the eyes of any swimmer, from novice to Olympian.”

Troy Dalbey
Double Gold Medalist, 1988 Olympics
Former World Record Holder

“Emmett has done a great job of creating a resource for swimmers on the technique and conditioning fundamentals of the sport. No matter what level, the drills and workouts will help you become a better all-around swimmer.”

Glenn Mills
US Olympic Swimmer

“Coach Emmett Hines has created an invaluable tool for improvement-minded swimmers. Fitness Swimming perfectly complements the Total Immersion book and method by providing sensible and friendly guidance on how to build fitness and stroke efficiency in a seamless combination.”

Terry Laughlin
Director, Total Immersion Swimming
Author, Total Immersion and Freestyle Made Easy

Fitness Swimming is filled with sound, practical advice on how to swim faster and easier and is informed by Emmett Hines' elegant writing and wonderful, down-home sense of humor. A must read for serious masters and fitness swimmers.”

Phillip Whitten, PhD
Executive Director, College Swimming Coaches Assn. of America (CSCAA)
Former Editor-in-Chief, Swimming World and SWIM Magazines
Author, The Complete Book of Swimming

“Emmett Hines is an influential coach--a pioneer among masters swimming coaches. In Fitness Swimming he shares the very latest on swimming technique, and his no-nonsense approach to stroke analysis is refreshing. No swimming library would be complete without this book.”

Bill Volckening
Editor, USMS Swimmer Magazine

“A must read for any self-coached swimmer. The discussions of cardiovascular fitness and stroke technique combined with Coach Hines’ workouts will almost guarantee improvement in swimming efficiency and fitness.”

Mo Chambers
US Masters Swimming Coach of the Year (1996)
USMS Coaches Committee Chair

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