“Denny (Coach Pursley) taught me the relationship between work and reward.” Glenn Mills, co-founder of GoSwim.tv and U.S. Olympian.
Mercersburg Swim Clinics provide an experience that teaches swimmers the most innovative techniques available, while having fun. The philosophy is simple. Swimmers do not just compile distance, but rather work on improvements in starting, turning, and stroke techniques.
Every swimmer gets the taper blues at some point. How you handle that part of your taper can help or hurt your mental game leading into a big meet.
The world of elite international women’s water polo hits Riverside, California this May 19-25 when the first-ever FINA Intercontinental Qualification Tournaments kicks…
When you’re competing for a team championship, each event contributes points to the team total. Conference meets pack all the events into three-and-a-half days while NCAA’s squeeze everything into three days. (Featured Image: University of Michigan 2013 NCAA Team Title)
Reach your body’s peak performance level by diminishing training volume—enabling your body to recover from the physiological stress of months of heavy training. Literature suggests the taper period should involve a reduction to 40-60% of one’s training volume to maximize performance gains.
“Our main goal is to modernise our product – water polo – within the new developments on the sports industry. FINA is at the top of International Federations concerning the rate of innovation of our disciplines. Therefore, we must not be afraid to move forward”, considered Cornel Marculescu at the conclusion of the Conference.
Olympic Champion Cullen Jones is turning 30 years old today. Quick! Go tell him happy birthday on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
During competitions, stretching can be a particularly useful way to accelerate post-race recovery and improve pre-race warm ups with minimal exertion. (Featured image: Natalie Coughlin)
This post was written by Olympic medalist Milorad Cavic, who represented his native Serbia when he challenged Michael Phelps in that .01 second 100 butterfly race in the 2008 Olympic Games.
How you eat is not about calories, “super foods”, or special tricks. It is entirely about how you can best refuel your muscles for the next race while accelerating recovery from the previous one.
Courtesy of BridgeAthletic: With college conference championship season in full-swing, here are four ways to prepare for your championship meet.
Bob Bowman’s North Baltimore Aquatic Club (NBAC) may be the greatest swim club ever assembled.
2012 Olympic medalist, Nick Thoman, explains how you can improve your catch in backstroke with the Two Scoops Backstroke Drill.
Haley Anderson, Olympic medalist: “There’s no point focusing on the things you can’t change. So just focus on all the hard work and time you have dedicated and trust in that work to shine through when the time comes to race.”