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TO WIN THE WORLDS

A Textbook for
Elite Slalomists and Their Coaches

By
William T. Endicott

 

Including: More Than 200 Drawings, Diagrams,

Tables and Photographs

 

For the CCA, but especially for Merle and George

 

Copyright 1980 by William T. Endicott

                            

Jon Lugbill, USA, on his way to winning the Worlds in 1979. Note the extension of the arms on the forward stroke. (Jim Thresher photo)

The crowd at Jonquiere. (Jim Thresher photo)

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                            CONTENTS

Author's Note.................................................   1

SECTION 1 -- Basic Understanding

CHAPTER

1    Short History ..................................

5

CHAPTER

2    Do You Realize What You're Getting Into? .......

17

CHAPTER

3    The Essentials .................................

       SECTION 2 -- Technique

21

CHAPTER

4    General Remarks ................................

29

CHAPTER

5    C1 .............................................

58

CHAPTER

6    C2 and C2M .....................................

93

CHAPTER

7    K1 and K1W .....................................

127

CHAPTER

8    Team Racing ....................................

       SECTION 3 -- Planning It Out

156

CHAPTER

9    The Training Plan ..............................

169

CHAPTER

10    Types of Workouts .............................

187

CHAPTER

11    Peaking .......................................

207

CHAPTER

12    On the Road....................................

212

CHAPTER

13    Race Day ......................................

        SECTION 4 -- The Body

217

CHAPTER 14   The Body and Canoe Slalom ......................

 225

CHAPTER 15   The Mind ...................................... 

                SECTION 5 -- The Coach

  245

CHAPTER 16   What Is Coaching All About .....................

 253

CHAPTER 17   The Coach and the Year's Training ..............

 272

CONCLUSIONS .................................................

 283

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APPENDICES

 

APPENDIX A   Correlation Between Number of  Strokes  and  Best

Score ...........................................

285

APPENDIX B   Sample Workout Log ..............................

286

APPENDIX C   Analysis From Log ...............................

287

APPENDIX D   Relationship Between Timed Runs in  Practice  and

Race Performance ................................

289

APPENDIX E   Relationship of Slalom Scores from Past Races....

290

APPENDIX F   Europa Cup Placings .............................

292

APPENDIX G   Sample Race Splits ..............................

293

APPENDIX H   Number of Tries to Win the Worlds ...............

294

 

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with the permission of author William T. Endicott

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