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Time is of the Essence

Time, time time, see what’s become of me // While I looked around for my possibilities // I was so hard to please.

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Training

Why we should rotate our bodies in freestyle and backstroke

All of the elite swimmers of the world rotate their bodies along the long axis, the axis that their body is moving down the pool, while swimming freestyle and backstroke. They don’t just rotate a little bit. They rotate a lot. The question is, why?

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Coach's Log

Coach’s Intel: MYST’s Michael Fleming’s Set That Helps Swimmers Pace Their 200 & 500

MYST’s Michael Fleming shares a set to help your swimmers pace their 200 and 500 yard swims.

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FINA World Cup Series

PHOTO VAULT: Day 1 Prelims at the 2014 Doha World Cup Stop

Katinka Hosszu was the big story on the first day of the 2014 FINA World Cup Series stop in Doha, Qatar.

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FINA World Cup Series

Hosszu Starts 2014 FINA World Cup Series With World Cup Record in 200 Free

Ous Mellouli (left) and Katinka Hosszu (right) are being raised as the stars of the first stop of this year’s World Cup Series, and so far they’ve delivered, despite a sleepy day 1 prelims in Doha.

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College

The 1 Thing Every College Freshman Swimmer Needs to Know

Many swimmers will be heading to collegiate programs for the first time this year. Here is something that every freshman swimmer needs to know.

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Speedo
6 Stories to Watch, All The Links You Need For The 2014 Pan Pacific Championships
2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 1 Finals Live Recap
2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 2 Finals Live Recap
2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Grevers blows away meet, all-comers records at day 1 prelims
Watch Michael Phelps win 100 Butterfly at 2014 Pan Pacific Championships (Race Video)
2014 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 3 prelims sets up Lochte vs Phelps – who else?
2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 4 Finals Live Recap
ikkos
17 Ways You Know You Are a Distance Swimmer
Michael Phelps misses the wall in 100 free at US Nationals – Video Interview
6 Stories to Watch, All The Links You Need For The 2014 Pan Pacific Championships
10 Swim Coach Stereotypes – Where Does Your Coach Fit In?
2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 1 Finals Live Recap
2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 2 Finals Live Recap
5 Things You’ll Never Hear a Successful Swimmer Say
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Time is of the Essence

Time, time time, see what’s become of me // While I looked around for my possibilities // I was so hard to please.

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Why we should rotate our bodies in freestyle and backstroke

All of the elite swimmers of the world rotate their bodies along the long axis, the axis that their body is moving down the pool, while swimming freestyle and backstroke. They don’t just rotate a little bit. They rotate a lot. The question is, why?

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Coach’s Intel: MYST’s Michael Fleming’s Set That Helps Swimmers Pace Their 200 & 500

MYST’s Michael Fleming shares a set to help your swimmers pace their 200 and 500 yard swims.

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Finis

PHOTO VAULT: Day 1 Prelims at the 2014 Doha World Cup Stop

Katinka Hosszu was the big story on the first day of the 2014 FINA World Cup Series stop in Doha, Qatar.

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Hosszu Starts 2014 FINA World Cup Series With World Cup Record in 200 Free

Ous Mellouli (left) and Katinka Hosszu (right) are being raised as the stars of the first stop of this year’s World Cup Series, and so far they’ve delivered, despite a sleepy day 1 prelims in Doha.

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The 1 Thing Every College Freshman Swimmer Needs to Know

Many swimmers will be heading to collegiate programs for the first time this year. Here is something that every freshman swimmer needs to know.

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Nike Swim

FINA World Cup Prize Money Breakdown: $100,000 to the male and female winners

Katinka Hosszu, the Iron Lady, won the highest amount of points in last year’s edition of the Swimming World Cup – 840).

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Top 10 Swimmers From The 2014 European Championships

Adam Peaty was incredibly impressive in Berlin winning a total of four gold and breaking the world record in the men’s 50 breaststroke…

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Paddock Evacuator

6 Hard Truths of Swimming Success

Success in the pool isn’t always as smooth and painless as we’d like it to be. Here are 6 hard truths of swimming success to take into next season.

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27 Michael Phelps Swimming Photos From Down Under

Michael Phelps finished his first season back from retirement in Australia. Here are 27 images of the Greatest Olympian of All-Time from the 2014 Pan Pacs.

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Cash Prizes For Event Winners Double For 2014-2015 U.S. Grand Prix Series

Cal post-grad Caitlin Leverenz earned herself a one-year lease on a BMW in last year’s Grand Prix series. This year, the stakes are even higher.

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Swim Capz

8 Americans Entered at Doha World Cup (Start Lists Included)

American Tom Shields is one of 8 U.S. swimmers entered in the Doha World Cup stop.

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5 Storylines to Watch, All the links you need for 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships

Andrew Seliskar is the top seed in 3 of his 4 races, with shots at multiple meet records this week in Maui.

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Post-retirement life for Eamon Sullivan begins with Dancing With the Stars appearance

Australian swimming star Eamon Sullivan is staying in the spotlight as he transitions to his post-swimming life, as a contestant on the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars.

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Four Elected as Captains of 2014 Jr. Pan Pacs Team

Paul Powers, Ella Eastin, Lindsay Clary, and Connor Green have been made captains of the 2014 U.S. team at the Jr. Pan Pac Championships.

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