1 The Pareto Principle: Applying the 80/20 Rule in the Pool
2 The Big Picture: Understanding the Swimming Equation
3 The Vital Element: A Case to Prove It
4 Theories of Propulsion: The Challenges and the Beauty
5 The Underwater Pull: The Vital Element
6 The Other 80 Percent: A Review of the Nonvital Elements
7 Developing the Freestyle Stroke: Drills and Exercises
8 Piecing It All Together: Stroke Data and Conclusion
Appendix: Stroke Data Analysis
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