Articles by SwimSwam

Indie Swimming USRPT Video Interview with Vlad Pyshnenko

Swimming News / Swimming Video Interview courtesy of Team Andrew Indie Swimming, a SwimSwam partner. This interview was captured at…

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World Champion Alex Meyer Headlines Open Water Event in Barbados

For the November event we look forward to welcoming 2010 World Open Water (25km) Champion, Alex Meyer.

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Meet Eli Boda, the Newest Buckeye

The newest member of the Ohio State women’s swimming and diving family stopped by McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on Wednesday to bond with a host of his Buckeye sisters.

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Look What’s New From Slix Australia’s Summer Collection

Slix Australia swimwear features their Exclusive STAMINA – Chlorine Resistant fabric and superior construction technology, combined with trend-driven designs. Slix Australia ships worldwide daily.

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Take the Virtual Frogman Challenge and Support the Navy SEAL Foundation

In response to our registration filling in less than five hours for the 2014 event, and many disappointed potential swimmer/fundraisers, we have created the “Virtual Frogman Challenge”.

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Freestyle Flip Turn: Mastering The Approach

The important law of inertia comes into play at several key times during the flip turn and the approach to the wall is one of them. If a body in motion truly wants to stay in motion then the worst thing we can do is slow down while approaching the wall. Yet nearly every swimmer does.

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Steele Wisdom: 7 Visualization Drills for Fast Swimming

Steele’s coaching wisdom can be summed up simply: “It’s not what you do, but how you do it,” and “if it’s fun to watch, it’s fun to do”.

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Kinetic Energy in Swimming – Part 2: The Core is King

Since we last caught up with Rebecca Westfall and Gary Sturdy’s exploration of swimming and physics, Rebecca’s has found a…

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Lo Swim Photo Vault: Summer 2014

Lo Swim was founded in 2009 by former Cal and Davis swimmers Annie Babicz and Sheeva Van Gemeren. The two set out to create something they never had during their collegiate careers: a fashion forward suit that stood up to the intense demands of training.

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Jolyn Fashion Photo Vault: September Lookbook

Photographer: Hailley Howard – Model: Tabitha Grayston – MUA: Marlaine Reiner – Produced & Styled: Mallyce Miller

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10 Things Non-Swimmers Say to Swimmers

It’s hard being a swimmer sometimes, especially since, as all swimmers know, no one outside the sport understands swimming.

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The Freestyle Flip Turn: What you need to know

Over the next several weeks, I will break down the flip turn into four components: the approach, the flip, the underwater and the breakout. Each of these components is important and I commonly see mistakes made in all four of them, often by the same swimmer.

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Strength Training with Hyper-mobile Joints

Hyper-mobile joints are advantageous in swimming, but can be detrimental to strength training on land if the athlete is not mindful of the tendency to hyperextend or hyper-rotate these joints.

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A Racing Suit with a Wild Print? Arena Kicks off National Team-Inspiration Line with Limited Edition ST

National-Team Print at an Entry Level Price Aims to Inspire Age Group Swimmers

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