Springboard and Platform Diving

Springboard and Platform Diving

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Human Kinetics

Endorsed by USA Diving, Springboard and Platform Diving breaks down the phases of each dive while providing expert instruction to improve performance. The book includes high-quality photos, mental strategies, and numerous drills, and worksheets, making it the ideal resource for divers and coaches alike.

Springboard and Platform Diving is the authoritative guide to the sport. Thoroughly researched and painstaking compiled, it covers it all, including coaching, competition, and conditioning.

Internationally renowned coach Jeff Huber has worked with divers at all levels&;from novice to Olympian&;for more than four decades. Now that lifetime of knowledge, analysis, and expertise is distilled into Springboard and Platform Diving.

Inside you will find comprehensive coverage of every phase of the dive:

&; Forward approach

&; Backward press

&; Takeoff and connections

&; Positions, spotting, and come-out

&; Line-up and entry

Along with detailed instruction, developmental drills, and coaching tips, you&;ll discover in-depth coverage on teaching, using skill progressions, and creating annual training plans for each diver.

The definitive guide for coaches and divers, Springboard and Platform Diving has garnered the endorsement of USA Diving. Make it your go-to resource for diving excellence.

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781450424455
Characteristics: xii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm


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