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15 Signs You Are an Awesome Teammate

Your teammates are among the best friends you will ever make. They see you at your best and your worst. Here are 15 signs that you are an awesome teammate.

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IKKOS Black Box Tranforms your Smartphone into a Virtual Reality Training Device

Video courtesy of IKKOS. The name sounds odd, but it has historic roots. IKKOS of Tarentum was the first recorded Olympic coach in ancient Greece, and he was known as “the trainer of champions.”

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Taper Dryland

What can be done on land to help a swimmer during taper?

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day to These Swim Stars of Irish Descent

12-time Olymipc medalist, Natalie Coughlin, is one of over a dozen U.S. Swim Stars of Irish descent.

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3 Ways You Can Use Yoga to Prepare for a Race

Yoga can be a powerful part of a pre-race routine that can set you up for a great performance…

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Tennessee Women Getting Hype for 2015 NCAA Championships (With Rare Top-Arm Breakout Footage)

With only two days left until the start of the 2015 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships, the Tennessee women are ready and loose.

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How to Overcome the Triathlon Swimming Training Plateau

Swim training can often feel quite repetitive and it can feel like you are chugging along simply ‘maintaining’ speed and fitness and not actually moving forward.

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The Big Meet Went Bad. Now What?

We’ve all had those meets where results didn’t meet our expectations. Here is how to move forward.

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IKKOS Pro App Creates a World-Class Coaching Experience Through Your Smartphone

Video courtesy of IKKOS. The name sounds odd, but it has historic roots. IKKOS of Tarentum was the first recorded Olympic coach in ancient Greece, and he was known as “the trainer of champions.”

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How to Improve your Stress Management In Swimming

As we near the end of the academic year, swimming is just beginning to pick up steam. Preparing for final exams and projects can be difficult when swimmers need to travel for competitions and focus on racing.

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Why High School and Masters Swimming Coaches are using USRPT (Video Series)

High School Swim Coach Amy Webb describes their implementation of USRPT with the Fairview HS Boys Swim Team in Boulder, CO.

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Contest: Tell us the Funkita print you love and you could win a Free Giveaway through SwimOutlet.com

Aussie swimwear label Funkita has released a whole new print range and we’ve got an exciting giveaway through US retail partner SwimOutlet.com to celebrate the launch.

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25 Powerful Ways for Swimmers to Stay Motivated All Season

Here’s a 25 tip breakdown for swimmers on how to stay motivated for the long haul of a typical season.

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3 Tips for Competition Travel

When athletes travel, external factors in the travel day can be disruptive to their meet preparation. The elite athlete takes steps to minimize any negative impact from traveling—whether or not the day goes as planned. Here are a few tips to help you travel smoothly for a competition.

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10 Excuses Only a Swimmer Could Use to Get Out of Practice

Swimmers are a talented bunch, and this extends well beyond the pool. Here are 10 typical excuses swimmers use to bow out of practice.

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