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.
Thanks to our Pan Pacs partner, BridgeAthletic, today we featured Anthony Ervin’s 3 Favorite Exercises. This summer at US Nationals, Ervin battled a lightning fast final to win the title in the 50m freestyle.
Thanks to our Pan Pacs partner BridgeAthletic, today we will feature Tom Shields, currently one of the best butterfliers in the world. Tom had a breakout meet this summer at US Nationals, winning the 100m and 200m butterfly events.
Thanks to BridgeAthletic, our Pan Pacific Championships event partner, we feature Nathan Adrian’s favorite exercises. Nathan’s top three “Bridge exercises” are the Weighted Pull Up, the Hex Bar Dead Lift and the Disc Freestyle Slide.
Natalie Coughlin will be absent from a national team in what seems like forever after failing to qualify in both the 50 and 100m freestyle finals.
Natalie Coughlin is one of a number of swimmers who is just looking for a way onto the Pan Pacs team in their final chances on Sunday.
Simone Manuel finished second in the 100m freestyle on night one of the US Nationals, clocking in at 53.66.
Josh Prenot of California Aquatics was among the “A” final qualifiers in the men’s 400 IM at Los Angeles Invitational.
Missy Franklin won the 100 free at Los Angeles Invitational with a meet record of 54.52 on Friday.
Ella Eastin and Haley Anderson both qualified for the championship final of the women’s 400 IM at LA Invite.
Missy Franklin, Nathan Adrian, Anthony Ervin, Matt Grevers and Kosuke Kitajima are among the names on the loaded LA Invite psych sheets.
The stars will be out in Los Angeles, with Missy Franklin, Nathan Adrian, and Natalie Coughlin among the headliners for the 2014 LA Invitational
Chloe Sutton tweeted today that she would be pulling out of the rest of the Santa Clara Grand Prix due to…
Cal post-grad Natalie Coughlin is a scratch from the second day of the 2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix.
The Santa Clara Grand Prix is the next stop on the Michael Phelps comeback tour, and will also be the 2014 Grand Prix series debut for Missy Franklin.