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Jeanette Ottesen joining Velje Triton club as an ‘elite consultant’, no word on future training plans

Denmark’s European champ Jeanette Ottesen is joining a new swim club, but perhaps not in the way many would expect.

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Training Intel

Developing a Winning Attitude in Swimming

Can anyone expect more from an athlete than giving their best personal effort each and every day? Many teams and athletes believe that they are committed wholeheartedly, yet they continue to fall short of their goals. Why would this happen?

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Asia

2014 Asian Games – Sun Yang Takes Down Hagino And Park In 400 Free – Day Three Finals

After his completion of the Asian Games remained questionable following his absence from the Chinese 4x200m freestyle relay team last night, it seems as though Sun Yang got the rest he needed to come back and win the 400m freestyle final tonight.

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College Recruiting

Wolverine men get big distance pickup with Wilton Y’s Stephen Holmquist

The Michigan Wolverines reloaded their distance corps this week, picking up a verbal commitment from former YMCA national champion Stephen Holmquist.

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College Recruiting

NCAP’s Robyn Dryer verbally commits to North Carolina Tar Heels

The University of North Carolina got in on the recruiting action this week, picking up a verbal from Nation’s Capital Swim Club freestyler Robyn Dryer.

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College Recruiting

Arkansas Razorbacks pick up Iowa Pirahna breaststroker Sydney Angell for 2015

Iowa breaststroker/IMer Sydney Angell has verbally committed to swim for the Arkansas Razorbacks starting next fall.

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Jeanette Ottesen joining Velje Triton club as an ‘elite consultant’, no word on future training plans

Denmark’s European champ Jeanette Ottesen is joining a new swim club, but perhaps not in the way many would expect.

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Developing a Winning Attitude in Swimming

Can anyone expect more from an athlete than giving their best personal effort each and every day? Many teams and athletes believe that they are committed wholeheartedly, yet they continue to fall short of their goals. Why would this happen?

  Comment First!Read More »

2014 Asian Games – Sun Yang Takes Down Hagino And Park In 400 Free – Day Three Finals

After his completion of the Asian Games remained questionable following his absence from the Chinese 4x200m freestyle relay team last night, it seems as though Sun Yang got the rest he needed to come back and win the 400m freestyle final tonight.

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Finis

The Swimmer’s 3-Step Strategy for Dealing with a Poor Performance

Even the elite swimmers have bad swims. Here is a simple, yet extremely powerful, 3 step plan for dealing with a poor swim.

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Wolverine men get big distance pickup with Wilton Y’s Stephen Holmquist

The Michigan Wolverines reloaded their distance corps this week, picking up a verbal commitment from former YMCA national champion Stephen Holmquist.

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NCAP’s Robyn Dryer verbally commits to North Carolina Tar Heels

The University of North Carolina got in on the recruiting action this week, picking up a verbal from Nation’s Capital Swim Club freestyler Robyn Dryer.

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Nike Swim

Arkansas Razorbacks pick up Iowa Pirahna breaststroker Sydney Angell for 2015

Iowa breaststroker/IMer Sydney Angell has verbally committed to swim for the Arkansas Razorbacks starting next fall.

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2014 Asian Games – Day Three Prelims

Day three of the 2014 Asian Games begins with the women’s 50 backstroke…

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Kentucky Wildcats pick up three commitments on the women’s side for 2015

Pittsburgh-area swimmers Kathryn Painter and Kayla Churman, plus Ohio’s Geena Freriks, have verbally committed to join the Wildcats next season.

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College Swimming Previews: Stability arrives for #8 Arizona in first full year under DeMont

Bonnie Brandon lost most of her NCAA meet last spring to a devastating illness, but at full strength this season she’ll be the centerpiece of Rick DeMont’s Wildcats.

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Bradley Schott Named To Iona College Swimming And Diving Coaching Staff

Iona College Head Coach Nick Cavataro: “Bradley has a strong background in technique and mechanics and will provide excellent guidance for this team to reach its maximum potential.”

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6 racing suits that revolutionized modern swimming

A swimsuit is a statement. It defines a swimmer for who they are and what they do.

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Swim Capz

You Are Not How You Perform In Swimming

It is fair to say that we live in a negativity culture. Television, magazines, media and peer influences seem to place a constant focus on what can, or does, go wrong. This necessarily creates a negativity bias in our brain, and for athletes, leads to performance limitations.

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2014 Asian Games – Hagino Picks Up Two More Golds To Make Him Three For Four – Day Two Finals

Junya Koga absolutely dominated the race in the men’s 50m backstroke churning into the wall like a madman to grab the gold with a time of 24.28. That time was just four one-hundredths shy of the Asian record of 24.24, but did break his own Asian Games record of 24.46 which he set in prelims.

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New Competitor®Lane Line Material Improves Durability

As the official lane line of USA Swimming, FINA, and nine of the past twelve Olympic games — including the 2012 games — Competitor® provides constant lane and water surface control for competition events.

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DIII Senior Spotlight: Johnson and Drukker

Carroll University’s Kristy Johnson and Gordon College’s Austin Drukker are featured in this Senior Spotlight, a a tribute to the athletes of Division III, showcasing seniors from across the country who have brought their own passion to swimming and academia. All hail DIII.

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