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Austin Pro Swim Series Day 2 Photo Vault

The Austin, Texas stop of the pro swim series is always a good way to kick off the competition in…

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How To Get The 2017 Year in Review SwimSwam Magazine With The Caeleb Dressel Cover

SwimSwam Magazines are thick, coming in at nearly a pound per issue. They are designed to sit on your coffee table like a piece of artwork.

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Austin Pro Swim Series Day 1 Photo Vault

New year, new format and loads of fun: the Austin Pro Swim Series kicked off today and we’ve got images…

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Why we should rotate our bodies in freestyle and backstroke

All of the elite swimmers of the world rotate their bodies along the long axis, the axis that their body is moving down the pool, while swimming freestyle and backstroke. They don’t just rotate a little bit. They rotate a lot. The question is, why?

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See 17 Swim Camps You Might Love

See 17  “Swim Camps” you might love to attend.  These swim camps are headed by some of the best coaches in swimming.

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MP Journey Series with Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman: Pushing Through Failure

Harnessing emotion is key to becoming a better athlete. Coach Bob Bowman explains how he helped Michael Phelps turn failure into motivation to succeed.

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Olympian Ryan Murphy Needs Adrenaline: Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

Ryan Murphy, 3-time Olympic gold medalist, needs adrenaline. Ryan loves to race in a huge facility hearing the fans.  …

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How To Put SwimSwam News on your Website

This is a great way to keep the swimmers visiting your team site informed about the swimming news stories relevant to your team, business or NGB.

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How To Get The 2017 Year in Review SwimSwam Magazine With The Caeleb Dressel Cover

SwimSwam Magazines are a big, coming in at nearly a pound per issue. We provide you four massive print issues designed to sit on your coffee table like a piece of artwork.

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4 Creative Kicking Sets to Pump Up Leg Strength

If a swimmer is determined to use the kick for strong propulsion, the way most great swimmers do, then a six-beat kick is necessary…

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MP Journey Series with Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman: Preparedness

Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman go beyond techniques and drills as they share stories, advice, and lessons learned on their road to success.

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How To Put SwimSwam News on your Website

At the request of many teams and dedicated swim fans, SwimSwam now offers a way to embed the latest swimming news stories directly into your team website. 

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Best Swimming Photos of 2017: Above the Surface

The annual SwimSwam Best Swimming Photos of 2017: Above the surface featuring selections from swimming photographer Mike Lewis. The annual selection includes a wide array of swimming photography from throughout the year. Photos from swim events and studio sessions with swimmers.

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Why the One Arm Backstroke Drill Matters

Two of the most important ways of getting a faster backstroke is by reducing frontal drag and by increasing propulsive power. The one arm backstroke drill accomplishes both tasks.

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How Roland Schoeman works Dolphin Kick with a Kickboard and Snorkel

Roland Schoeman shows us how kicking with an alignment board and snorkel can both allow the undulation the body needs in the fifth stroke while remaining as streamlined on the surface as possible.

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