Articles by Amanda Smith

Coach’s Eye: Anton Chupkov’s Superman Pullouts

Elite swimmers are trying to destroy every habit you’ve worked so hard to instill in your athletes for generations.

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In Love With Swimming (An Introduction)

Essentially the 4 strokes were invented early in human history out of boredom. As a novice to swimming, I still do not understand not going as fast as you can.

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Winter Nats Insight: Timing Is Everything

An insights (literally, my eye) from my point of view of Winter Nationals

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Winter Nats Insight: Fuel Happiness

Just an insight (literally, that’s my eye) take away from the AT&T Nationals

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Winter Nats Insight: Swimming Is Getting “Old”

An brief insight from the swims at the AT&T Winter Nationals each day

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Coach’s Eye: New Backstroke Start Wedges Resulting in Higher Hip Height on Backstroke Start

The impact of the new backstroke start wedges was immediately clear at Winter Nationals and SC Worlds.

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Cincinnati Marlins Team Up To Break 13-14 800 Freestyle Relay NAG Record at Ohio JOs

The Ohio Junior Olympic Championships began tonight at Miami (OH) University. The meet was kicked off by a new NAG…

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Virginia Tech Hires Cincinnati’s Volunteer Assistant Emilie Hoeper

Virginia Tech has filled out their staff with the addition of Emilie Hoeper.

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Greater Cincinnati Swim Coach Disappears; Help Find Brogan Dulle

A local Cincinnati swim coach has gone missing early Sunday morning. Spread the word to help find Brogan Dulle.

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A “Coach’s Eye”: Katie Hoff’s 200 IM (With Race Video)

We looked into Katie Hoff’s 200 IM at Mesa in comparison to her swim at the 2007 World Championships.

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A “Coach’s Eye”: Ryan Lochte’s 200 Freestyle (With Race Video)

We’ve taken a look at Lochte’s 200 freestyle race from two Grand Prix events, just as we did with Phelps’ 100 butterfly.

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A “Coach’s Eye” On Michael Phelps’ Comeback: 100 Butterfly Finals

Another look at Phelps’ finals swim in the 100 butterfly, including numbers from the 2012 Austin Grand Prix.

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A “Coach’s Eye” On Michael Phelps’ Comeback: 100 Butterfly Prelims

Here is Phelps by the numbers this morning in Mesa in his 100 butterfly.

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A “Coach’s Eye” On Michael Phelps’ Comeback

We broke Phelps down by some “coaching” numbers and will compare him then to now this weekend at the Mesa Grand Prix.

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Congratulations California — 2014 Men’s NCAA Team Champions!

The Cal Bears capture their third in four years, and fifth overall NCAA team title tonight in Austin, Texas.

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