Tactic is a key component of all team sports and it requires high coordination abilities. More specifically, in the case of water polo, players need to be able to coordinate in water.
That’s right, sports drink is not on my ‘critical’ list. Neither are supplements!
If you’re going out of town, ask your coach for a recommendation of a team to train with. If your coach doesn’t have a connection, look up teams on USA Swimming’s website.
One of the reasons that I believe that the up kick on butterfly and freestyle kick (or down kick in backstroke) and powerful coupling motions are two of the last frontiers of fast swimming is that few coaches or swimmers really recognize how important they are or even what they are.
Sarah Sjostrom had a remarkable World Championships in Budapest. She broke the World Records in the 50m and 100m freestyles, winning gold and silver in the individual events.
Swim parents share in the excitement and disappointments of our children’s journey in swimming.
For as long as I can remember, I have been a swim mom. Summer League, high school, USA Swimming: they have filled my family’s lives with such profound joy, cherished friendships, and life lessons about laughter and loss.
It is often the case where studies are concerned that positive results get published but negative results do not.
Now that the World Championships in Budapest have come to a close, let’s take a look back at the numbers and see what’s interesting.
The numbers support what the eye can see: Adam Peaty is historically-dominant in the men’s breaststrokes.
And all this brings me back to Katie Meili, daughter of my old college friend. Being a sports guy, I never anticipated that Jenny Thompson or Katie Meili could achieve these things.
The USMS 2017 South Central LC Zone Chamionships meet was held at Texas A&M University on July 21-23 in a meet that saw dozens of new Zone Age Group records and one new USMS National Age Group Record.
Breastroke pullouts. Arguably the simplest breakout a swimmer can learn. But could you have been doing them wrong this entire time?