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Ippei Watanabe Breaks World Junior Record In 200m Breaststroke At Japan Open

Japanese swimmer Ippei Watanabe set a new World Junior Record in the finals of the 200m breaststroke at the Japan Open with a time of 2:09.75.

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Kevin Cordes Moving to Train With Sergio Lopez in Singapore

As Singapore is preparing to swim in (and host) their first major international competition, the regional multi-sport SEA Games, since…

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The Final Race: Don’t you swammers see what you’ve done?

“The harsh reality and underappreciated beauty of this sport is that we can never be satisfied. If we were, this sport would not advance.”

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Why Sculling Matters In Swimming

Sculling with the hands is one of the best ways to teach a swimmer to feel the water.

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sleep and Athletic Performance

It can be so tempting to stay up into the late hours of the night scrolling through Instagram. But in the long run, what’s more important: a girl’s Instagram post you barely know or getting the most of your training?

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Wood Takes Two on the Second Night of the Mel Zajac Jr International

Russell Wood won both the men’s 50 backstroke and 200 IM on the second night of competition at the Mel Zajac Jr International…

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Ippei Watanabe Breaks World Junior Record In 200m Breaststroke At Japan Open

Japanese swimmer Ippei Watanabe set a new World Junior Record in the finals of the 200m breaststroke at the Japan Open with a time of 2:09.75.

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Kevin Cordes Moving to Train With Sergio Lopez in Singapore

As Singapore is preparing to swim in (and host) their first major international competition, the regional multi-sport SEA Games, since…

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The Final Race: Don’t you swammers see what you’ve done?

“The harsh reality and underappreciated beauty of this sport is that we can never be satisfied. If we were, this sport would not advance.”

  14 CommentsRead More »

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Why Sculling Matters In Swimming

Sculling with the hands is one of the best ways to teach a swimmer to feel the water.

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sleep and Athletic Performance

It can be so tempting to stay up into the late hours of the night scrolling through Instagram. But in the long run, what’s more important: a girl’s Instagram post you barely know or getting the most of your training?

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Wood Takes Two on the Second Night of the Mel Zajac Jr International

Russell Wood won both the men’s 50 backstroke and 200 IM on the second night of competition at the Mel Zajac Jr International…

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Morozov cracks 22, Murphy and DiRado shine on day 2 of Speedo Grand Challenge

Each representing one of California’s powerhouse college/pro swimming hubs, Vlad Morozov, Maya DiRado and Ryan Murphy each came down with a win on the second day of the Irvine Novaquatics Speedo Grand Challenge.

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Australia’s James Magnussen to have shoulder surgery, out of commission for World Championships

Australian freestyle star James Magnussen will undergo shoulder surgery and is officially out of this summer’s World Championships, Swimming Australia reports.

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Hosszu wins three, including comeback 200 breast on day 2 of FFN Golden Tour in Nancy

Katinka added another three gold medals and two silvers on Day Two of the FFN Golden Tour in Nancy, France.

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Caldwell and the Free State Swimmers Set Four Records at Kansas 6A State Championships

Lawrence Free State swimmers Ava Cormaney, Alvena Walpole, Courtney Caldwell, and Sydney Sirimongkhon Dyck

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7 Ways to Use Your Swimming Log More Effectively

Here are 7 powerful ways to make the most of your swimming log.

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American Sprint Freestyle Not Up To Par With World – Medals On The Line

On Friday, USA Swimming posted the following Tweet highlighting the dire challenge of American sprinting so far in 2015. Since then, the situation has gotten even more dire, with Katsumi Nakamura going a 48.41 in the 100m freestyle at the Japan Open.

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Nakamura Sets National Record, Rocks Men’s 100 Freestyle World Rankings at Japan Open

The 2015 Japan Open continued today with some significant shaking up of the world rankings.  Two Japanese National Records also…

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RACE VIDEO: Day 1 A-Finals from the 2015 Speedo Grand Challenge

Maya DiRado was the star of day 1 at the 2015 Speedo Grand Challenge, picking up two event wins (one of them in a tie).

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A Letter to High School Swimmers who “Aren’t Good Enough” to Swim in College

How a high school swimmer turned apathy into motivation at the college-level and made it to the U.S. Olympic Trials.

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The Truth about Your Head Position In Swimming

Gary Hall Sr.: “Most swimmers swim freestyle or backstroke with their heads positioned too high, looking forward slightly as they swim through the water, or in the case of backstroke, with the head perched up.”

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