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SWIMMING SCIENTIFICALLY TAUGHT

[Illustration: FRANK EUGEN DALTON]

SWIMMING SCIENTIFICALLY TAUGHT

A PRACTICAL MANUAL FOR YOUNG AND OLD

BY PROF. FRANK EUGEN DALTON, P.S.A. Instructor in Scientific Swimming at the Dalton Swimming School, and Originator of the Dalton Method

AND

A CHAPTER ON ADVANCED STROKES

BY LOUIS C. DALTON Of the Dalton Swimming School

WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS

FIFTH EDITION

[Illustration]

FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY NEW YORK AND LONDON

COPYRIGHT, 1912 AND 1918, BY FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY ( Printed in the United States of America ) Revised Edition, Published May, 1918

Copyright under the Articles of the Copyright Convention of the Pan American Republics and the United States, August 11, 1910

TO MY FATHER THE LATE CAPT. DAVIS DALTON

who swam the English Channel from Cape Grisnez near Boulogne, France, to Folkestone, England, August 16 17, 1890; whose enthusiasm and unflagging interest in all matters pertaining to swimming and life saving have been excelled by none, and who was a faithful practitioner of the methods herein set forth, this book is affectionately dedicated by his son,

THE AUTHOR

PART I INTRODUCTION PAGE

THE IMPORTANCE OF SWIMMING 15 LEARNING BY THE BOOK 22

PART II VARIOUS KINDS OF STROKES

THE BACK STROKE 27 THE DALTON STROKE 37 THE BACK AND DALTON STROKE 39 THE BREAST STROKE 41 CHANGING FROM BACK TO BREAST STROKE 53

NEW PART II ADVANCED STROKES BY LOUIS C. DALTON

THE SIDE STROKES 56 THE TRUDGEON STROKE 60 THE SINGLE OVER ARM STROKES 62 THE ENGLISH RACING STROKE 66 THE DOUBLE OVER ARM STROKE 68 THE CRAWL STROKE 70

PART III FLOATING, DIVING AND SCIENTIFIC SWIMMING

TREADING WATER 81 FLOATING 84 DIVING 89 SWIMMING LIKE A DOG 106 PLUNGING 107 SCULLING 109 SWIMMING BACKWARD ON THE CHEST 110 THE WASHING TUB 112 THE PROPELLER 113 THE TORPEDO 115 THE CATHERINE WHEEL 117 ROLLING 119 SWIMMING LIKE A PORPOISE 121 THE PENDULUM 124 SOMERSAULTS 127 DOUBLE SOMERSAULTS 129 WITH ONE LEG OUT OF WATER 131 SWIMMING WITH CLOTHES ON 132 WITH HANDS AND FEET TIED 134 OVER AND UNDER 136 SWIMMING UNDER WATER 139 MONTE CRISTO SACK TRICK 142 NOTABLE FEATS BY CELEBRATED SWIMMERS 144

PART IV WATER POLO

WATER POLO 153

PART V CRAMPS, HOW TO SAVE LIFE, RESUSCITATION, ETC.

CRAMPS 181 HOW TO SAVE LIFE 182 RESUSCITATION AFTER RESCUE 187 HALL'S METHOD OF RESUSCITATION 189 SYLVESTER'S METHOD 191

ILLUSTRATIONS PAGE

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