Training

6 Hard Truths of Swimming Success

Success in the pool isn’t always as smooth and painless as we’d like it to be. Here are 6 hard truths of swimming success to take into next season.

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Coach’s Intel: Chris Ip Shares a Set to Keep Your Swimmers on Their Toes

LSU Tigers coach Chris Ip shares a set that will challenge your swimmer’s focus while keeping them swimming fast.

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5 Ways to Prepare for Preseason Swim Training

How you prepare yourself leading up to preseason makes a huge impact on the way you handle the next couple of weeks. Let’s discuss a few tips so you can hit the ground running with training and truly maximize your preseason potential.

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VIDEO: Check Out What a Swimmer Looks Like at a MusculoSkeletal Level

Ever wonder what a swimmer looks like if you pull away the skin? See here.

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Swim Training: The Importance Of Technique and Timing in Backstroke

Backstroke requires an intricate coordination between head position, chest rotation and hip alignment all of which are tied closely to one thing: timing.

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Anthony Ervin’s 3 Favorite Exercises

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.

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Tom Shields’ 3 Favorite Exercises

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.

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This Coach Challenged His Athletes to Get Just 1% Better (And Then They Won 16 Olympic Golds)

Looking to make some striking improvements to your swimming? The quickest way to becoming a faster swimmer is not the way you think.

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Nathan Adrian’s 3 Favorite Exercises

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.

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6 Ways to Train Smarter This Year

No matter how things ended this season a clean slate in the form of a new season is upon us. Here are 6 tips for training smarter next year.

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5 Phrases to Brush up on your Aussie Lingo – 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

#5 – SLIP, SLOP, SLAP. It’s an Aussie slogan to cover up from the sun which is intense Down Under.

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Ian Thorpe Exclusive SwimSwam Video Interview

9-time Olympic medalist and Australian Swim Star Ian Thorpe shares his thoughts on watching the races at the 2014 European Championships.

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Staying True to Your Goals: The 4 Stages of Swimming Awesomeness

Achieving big stuff can be confusing and frustrating. Here are the 4 stages that every swimmer goes through on their way to achieving their goals.

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Why pulling underwater with a high elbow matters

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

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Rich Get Richer and Fast Get Faster

Guest contributor Josh Davis is a 5-time Olympic medalist, former captain of the USA National Team and a television sports…

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