Art of Swimming: a New Direction using the Alexander Technique
- ISBN: 978-1-85398-140-1
- Editorial: Ashgrove Publishing
- Año de la edición: 2001
- Encuadernación: Rústica
- Formato: 15,5x23,5
- Páginas: 160
- Idiomas: Inglés
- Tipo: LIBRO
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The Art of Swimming has achieved unique status as a result of its striking and unusual perspective on swimming. Thousands of readers have found inspiration from its direct and thoughtful message: that interaction with water, approached with intelligence and understanding, can be a health-giving, joyful and creative experience.
The Alexander techquine and swimming naturally complement one another, offering a new direction for enhanced swimming performance, self-development and personal growth. By offering a deeper understanding of the working of the self, the principles of the Alexander Technique help free us to think and act creatively. Applying these principles for the first time to swimming, this book gas produced impressive and sometimes spectacular results for swimmers and non-swimmers.
This new, full-colour edition of The Art of Swimming is illustrated throughout with line drawings, informative cartoons and underwater photographs.
Foreword, by Victoria Wood
Author's foreward to the Second Edition
1. The wakening of awareness
2. At home in the water
3. The art of breathing. Stroke guide I
4. Leading with the head: orientation & balance. Stroke guide II
5. Fitness can damage your health. Stroke guide III
6. Beyond the art of swimming