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Switkowski and Kawecki Put Up Top Five Times at Polish Nationals

Jan Switkowski and Radoslaw Kawecki both posted top five times on the first day of the Polish National Championships…

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Industry

Connor Jaeger makes one last Fitter and Faster Tour stop before World Championships

Connor Jaeger has rapidly become America’s most loved male distance swimmer. At the Charlotte ProSwim, Jaeger capped off the meet by posting the third fastest time in the world in the 1,500 meter free this year.

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International

Japanese Men’s Freestyle On The Rise – Historic Olympic Medal Drought Threatened

Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.

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Paralympic & IPC Swimming

Ticket prices for 2016 Paralympic Games announced, swimming among most expensive sports

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games have released ticket prices for the Paralympic sporting events, and the swimming portion ranks near the top in price ranges.

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Industry

$23,000 USAS Funded Review of Literature on USRPT, Other Training Methods, Completed

A $23,000 project funded by USA Swiming, through managing partner the American Swim Coaches’ Association (ASCA), has been completed and…

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Europe

Mireia Belmonte at Top of Spanish ADO Scholarship Dollars Allotment

According to figures released by Spanish site Nataccion.com, swimming superstar, Mireia Belmonte is one of eleven Spanish swimmers who have…

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Switkowski and Kawecki Put Up Top Five Times at Polish Nationals

Jan Switkowski and Radoslaw Kawecki both posted top five times on the first day of the Polish National Championships…

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Connor Jaeger makes one last Fitter and Faster Tour stop before World Championships

Connor Jaeger has rapidly become America’s most loved male distance swimmer. At the Charlotte ProSwim, Jaeger capped off the meet by posting the third fastest time in the world in the 1,500 meter free this year.

  Comment First!Read More »

Japanese Men’s Freestyle On The Rise – Historic Olympic Medal Drought Threatened

Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.

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Finis

Ticket prices for 2016 Paralympic Games announced, swimming among most expensive sports

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games have released ticket prices for the Paralympic sporting events, and the swimming portion ranks near the top in price ranges.

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$23,000 USAS Funded Review of Literature on USRPT, Other Training Methods, Completed

A $23,000 project funded by USA Swiming, through managing partner the American Swim Coaches’ Association (ASCA), has been completed and…

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Mireia Belmonte at Top of Spanish ADO Scholarship Dollars Allotment

According to figures released by Spanish site Nataccion.com, swimming superstar, Mireia Belmonte is one of eleven Spanish swimmers who have…

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10 Awkward Moments Swimmers Experience

Swimmers treat their team like a family, albeit a dysfunctional family. As with any close-knit group of well-meaning people, awkward moments will ensue.

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7 Tips to Develop Mental Toughness for Swimmers

Elite swimmers don’t just swim faster, they swim tougher. Here are 7 tips for increasing mental toughness with your athletes.

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List of US Olympic Trials Qualifiers Quickly Approaching 1000 Swimmers

942 swimmers have qualified for the 2016 US Olympic Swim Team Trials as of May 2015.

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95 Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? Here are 95 Swim Jobs you might love.

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Bergen Swim Festival; Will Hosszu Erase Egerszegi From the Record Books?

The Bergen Swim Festival will kick off tomorrow in Bergen, Norway…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Three Ways to Increase Shoulder Stability

Yoga can be used to not only gain more mobility within the shoulder joint, but it can be used create more ability as well…

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Swim Capz

$13.4 million aquatic facility project breaks ground in El Paso, Texas

(El Paso Aqua Posse Coach Leann Carr with city officials Ann Morgan Lilly, Cortney Niland, Tracy Novak)

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UNC hires former Rutgers head coach Phil Spiniello as new Tar Heel assistant

The University of North Carolina Tar Heels have filled their assistant coach opening with one of the bigger names on the market, former Rutgers head coach Phil Spiniello.

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UConn Reveals 2015-2016 Schedule, Looks to Repeat Undefeated Home Slate

The UConn men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs released their 2015-16 schedules on Tuesday, announcing 15 events and six home meets.

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Conquering American records and airplane rides: an interview with Amy Bilquist

Amy Bilquist is a person, along with an insanely fast swimmer, if that’s possible. She’s really tall, afraid of plane rides, and has big dreams, at least that’s what I noticed on March 14th, when I interviewed her right after my practice ended.

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