Your head position may be a major factor keeping you from becoming the best swimmer you can be.
Utah Head Coach Joe Dykstra and his assistant Jonas Persson sit down to talk about a morning sprint set with SwimSwam’s Garrett McCaffrey.
“An often asked question is whether strength training is safe for young athletes. According to the Mayo Clinic and many other sources, the answer is a resounding Yes! but with a few important caveats…”
Finding and maintaining a consistent tempo while swimming breaststroke is the cornerstone for an efficient stroke. One way to achieve this optimal stroke tempo for breaststroke is to use the Tempo Trainer Pro. (Featured Image: Anthony Ervin, Olympic Champion)
Jon Urbanchek, a legendary coach, is best known for his 22 years as Head Coach at University of Michigan, and…
Tom Luchsinger, World Championships Team Member in the 200 meter butterfly, won the 200 yard butterfly at the Minnesota Grand…
Is your approach to competitive swimming as a coach, athlete or parent out of the mainstream? Do you think differently…outside the box? Then consider your perspective to what Coach Ray Bussard injected into the sport during his relatively short, 21-year coaching career.
High caliber swimmers know they gotta make the most of what they are given. Here are 5 tips for pulling the most from your swim practices.
The USA Swimming Foundation’s Fantasy Camp included six Olympic hosts and a full immersion experience into Olympic Training Center life.
Swim Fit LA (SFLA) is proud to announce that we will be teaming up with six-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni…
There is often only one opportunity to introduce a child to the sport of swimming. The FINIS Mermaid Fin is a legitimate early training tool that introduces our great sport in a fun and imaginative way, making it a great addition to any backyard pool or swim center.
Like pools in the United States, pools in Australia are most frequently sanitized with about 1.5 – 5 parts per million chlorine. Aussie swimmers notice that the chlorine lingers on hair and skin, even after normal showering. No product in the Australian market eliminates this lingering chlorine.
Some swimmers perform best at meets, while others perform best in warm-up. Here are 15 different types of swimmers common to your local pool.
Tony Gallagher from the Palatine Tiger Sharks shares an IM set that is easily to adaptable to different speeds and abilities.