Roland Schoeman

Yoga for Swimmers – Release Tension in Your Hips, Quads and Glutes

In this intense 20 minute Vinyasa flow yoga practice, we focus on stretching these regions of the legs that tend to be tight in swimmers. (Featured image: Rebecca Soni)

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2015 U.S. Nationals: Day 4 Prelims Preview

Tomorrow is the day for David Nolan, who will look to finally break through in the long course 200 IM after so much success in short course yards

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2015 U.S. Nationals: Day Three RACE VIDEOS

Watch (almost) all of Day Three’s finals from U.S. Nationals in San Antonio, Texas, including the women’s 100m breast, won by Katie Meili (pictured).

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2015 U.S. Nationals: Day 3 Finals Preview

Caeleb Dressel will look to hunt down the national title in the men’s 50 free after posting a new 17-18 NAG of 21.85 this morning

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2015 U.S. Nationals: Day 3 Prelims Preview

After swimming the fastest time in the world of the year in the 200 fly, Phelps will swim the 100 fly prelims on day 3

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Success In Both 50 and 100 Free Much Rarer Than In The Past

Nathan Adrian struggles in the 100 free and success in the 50 free shows just how tough that double is

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Why Yoga Takes Swimming to the Next Level

Yoga can significantly increase core strength and flexibility while lengthening muscles, creating a more streamlined physique in swimming.

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Top 8 Swimmers Who Could Have Won The 100 IM At NCAAs

With the recent addition of the 100 yard IM to the NCAA program (approved for inclusion at conference championship meets) it begs the question of who would have dominated this event if it had been introduced years prior.

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Freestyle Video: How to Pull Underwater

Watch 4 time Olympian Roland Schoeman, World Champion Junya Koga and Elite Marathon swimmer, Lexie Kelly led by Coach Gary Hall take it back to the basics allowing the swimmer to feel ‘drag forces’ that may often go unoticed.

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Japanese Men’s Freestyle On The Rise – Historic Olympic Medal Drought Threatened

Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.

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How Roland Schoeman works Dolphin Kick with a Kickboard and Snorkel

Roland Schoeman shows us how kicking with an alignment board and dmc snap snorkel can both allow the undulation the body needs in the fifth stroke while remaining as streamlined on the surface as possible.

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Try the Freestyle Kick Butterfly Drill – Video Feature

Freestyle kick butterfly is not easy to do, but if done properly with a consistent kick and with fins, a swimmer can feel the surge forward as he or she throws the head down and swings the arms forward after each breath.

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le Clos Ends Championships With a Win in the 100 butterfly

Chad le Clos won the men’s 100 butterfly at the South African National Championships in a time of 52.03…

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Van der Burgh Clocks World’s Third-Fastest 100 Breast on Day 2 of 2015 South African Nationals

South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh slides into the third spot on the 100m breaststroke world rankings after winning the title at his nation’s championships.

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How to Maximize The Fifth Stroke

The maximum propulsion occurs at the beginning of the down kick with a flick of the foot toward plantar flexion of the ankle. The more plantar flexion of the ankle, the more foot surface area is available to push backward in the water, creating propulsion.

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