The Science of Winning has 13 ratings and 2 reviews. Reinout said: Interesting book with probably for some coaches some eye openers concerning interpreta. 1 Apr Dr. Jan Olbrecht’s book does! – He has a Ph. D. in physiology and biomechanics and is training adviser to numerous world class athletes – His. The Science of Winning: Planning, Periodizing and Optimizing Swim Training. Front Cover. Jan Olbrecht. Swimshop, – Swimming – pages.

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But, an athlete cannot win an Olympic ot medal nor set a World record just like that. A close collaboration and a good teamwork made this project possible. Having been a national champion and record holding swimmer in his native Belgium, he is particularly interested in applying his research to the training of swimmers. Maglischo – Successful coach and author of “Swimming Fastest”.

The Science of Winning

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Evans Liolin marked it as to-read Dec 23, Shaun marked it as to-read Apr 08, Mason Calhoun marked it as to-read Feb 28, It will not take many times to obtain one book The Science Of Winning: I give sincere thanks to Jerry and Stephanie Cosgrove for their stimulation, encouragement, and hte but above all for their friendship.

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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. While many sports physiologists will use lactate results to plan training he goes a giant step further and uses these results in a very unique way.

Jan marked it as to-read Jul 13, But rather than flood an athlete or coach with tons of data, he outlines which things are most important. While his work with Luc Van Lierde is impressive, Jan has also worked with several world class swimmers in Belgium and Holland.

I personally think this book should be considered as a manual for the modern coach who wants to know before planning and periodizing what kind of conditioning adaptations he may expect. Every 5 to 6 weeks the swimmers were evaluated and so also was my planning. The Book This book focuses on the principles of training for swimming and the execution of these principles via a systematic planning and periodization program that includes a comprehensive testing program.


Yannick marked it as to-read Feb 12, This book does not claim to know it all or to provide all the answers. In the World Championships in Fukuoka, the Dutch men’s m freestyle relay swam the 4th fastest relay of all time at that time.

Preview this item Preview this item. You will certainly get various method to make a bargain and get guide The Science Of Winning: Wouda, Mark Veens and van den Hoogenband also won medals at Hong Kong and the Dutch men won the free relay and placed second in the m relay there.

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There seemed thus to be a successful future in store for the Dutch swimming team. For comments on how Jan Olbrecht jna played a role in this success see the comments below.

Planning, periodizing and optimizing swim training by J Olbrecht. They not only generously shared their information, experience, training concept and ideas but also confronted me with the sometimes huge gaps between theory and practice and challenged me to search for answers. Couch potato to 5K.

Jan Olbrecht’s Book, The Science of Winning on the training of athletes

In another important portion of this text he discusses the important aerobic and anaerobic adaptations to winningg and ways to achieve them including the role played by altitude training. George Zapata marked it as to-read Dec 24, You could not bring for those publications to somewhere you go.

Peter Stendys marked it as to-read Aug 14, Jan believes in careful planning and in altitude training to optimize the athlete’s conditioning and performance. Why don’t you try it? Most notably that training at anaerobic threshold speeds is not the most effective way to improve aerobic endurance and that aerobic and anaerobic metabolism must be developed to optimum, not maximum, levels einning order to perform well in competition.


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Many great people, too many to name them all, have helped me along the road to this handbook. Aaron marked it as to-read Aug 04, Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Robin Rampaer marked it as to-read Aug 04, At the Sydney Olympics both the Dutch men and women’s teams won relay medals, a first for the Dutch swimmers at the Olympics. It’s very rare that a book can mean so much for professional sporting; Prof. Gunnar rated it really liked it Apr 26, The app offers – more than workouts set up by world class swimming coaches and physiologists Jacco Verhaeren, Marcel Wouda, Ronald Gaastra and many more – adapted to all distances, from 50m to 25km and all ages explainer videos that offer clear answers to the most frequent questions about professional training, physiology, periodizing, … – a realistic estimation of your own personal VO2max and VLAmax based on your data, resulting in personalized training sessions.

The part Jan, together with his wife and right-hand Pascale played in that success goes without saying for which I really want to express my gratitude.

The Science of winning : planning, periodizing and optimizing swim training

How to prepare off long distance swimmer for 2 consecutive competition weekends? He has worked for several years with Luc Van Lierde, holder of the Ironman World Championship record Hawaii as well as holder of the fastest Ironman ever if Ironman Europe winner again in of the Ironman World Championship.

Olbrecht has produced results in the market place of sports. Similar Items Related Subjects: Format All Formats 15 Print book Eligible for Family Library.