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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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Best Underwater Swimming Photos of 2017

2017 was another exciting year in our sport which led to the creation of some interesting imagery.  Once again, we…

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Open Water Planet: Triton Southern Cross 5k Champs (Video Interview)

Video is courtesy of Open Water Planet and the Triton Series. 

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Swimming Teens Launch Kickstarter for First Parka Made for Girls

We created the swim-brand Wotter to empower girls to stay in swimming and to raise awareness that more female swim coaches are needed to create strong role models for young girls.

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Is Nathan Adrian The Most Consistent 100m Sprinter in U.S. History? GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Is Nathan Adrian the most consistent 100 meter freestyler in United States history? How does Adrian compare to greats like Matt Biondi and Gary Hall Jr.?

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Speedo USA President John Graham Expands The Brand’s Reach (Video)

John Graham has been president of Speedo USA since October of 2016, and he brings a lot of experience to this iconic brand.

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