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5 Ways Your Local Pool Benefits Competitive Swimming

These are our local community pools, country clubs, YMCA’s and learn-to-swim programs, all of which laid the groundwork for some of the greatest athletes of all time. As competitive swimmers who have “moved on” to bigger things, we should always respect the roles of these organizations.

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How to Strength Train on the Pool Deck

No Weight Room? No Problem! Let’s discuss all the equipment and tools you may need to execute proper strength training on the pool deck.

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Getting “The Edge” In Swimming

How do we reconcile new training methods with those that are tried and true?

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3 Reasons Why Drills Matter In Swimming

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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Swim Job: TYR Sport Seeks Sports Promotions Representative

The TYR Sports Promotions Representative position is to support all promotional needs for swimming, diving and water polo teams and athletes.

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25 Thoughts Every Swimmer Has During Meet Warm Up

Anthony Ervin gets sage warm up advice from Coach Jack Roach…

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David Guthrie Headlines 2014 Class of The International Masters Swimming Hall Of Fame

The International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF) is proud to announce the 2014 class of inductees. They will be inducted at the annual ceremony to be held Friday, Sept 19th, at the Hyatt Regency in Jacksonville, FL, in conjunction with the United States Aquatic Sports Convention.

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Swim Training: In Defense of Drills

Gary Hall Sr.: “Since it takes place in a medium some 800 times denser than air, swimming could arguably claim to be the most technique-sensitive sport out there.”

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Swimming With Purpose: Crossing Lake St. Clair for Cystic Fibrosis

Swimming St. Clair has raised close to $50,000 over the past six years for the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Lakeside Swim Club 15-18 Girls Rewriting Kentucky State Record Book at Sectionals

Special to SwimSwam. Lakeside Swim Club’s rewrite of the Kentucky state 15-18 girls record book continued Thursday and Friday at…

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NCAA Champ Nick McCrory Wraps Up FINA Diving World Cup

2014 NCAA platform national champion Nick McCrory competed in the finals of the men’s 3-meter springboard event Saturday, July 19 at the FINA Diving World Cup.

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The Cutest Swimmer in the World – Platypus Video

Swimming video courtesy of Cute Creatures Great And Small.

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Swim Job: All American Swim Seeks full-time Business Unit Manager

All American Swim is a swim team dealer with retail operations throughout the southeast. We specialize in handling teams, organizations and schools with all of their swimwear, equipment and apparel needs.

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Why The Fundamental Law of Inertia Matters In Swimming

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Relay Starts in Swimming

Racing in a group of 4 teammates is the closest swimming gets to feeling like a true team sport. In order to succeed, relay members need to not only have flawless starts, but also perfect timing with their teammate’s finish.

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