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4 Creative Kicking Sets to Pump Up Leg Strength

Building a stronger Dolphin Kick – The 5th Stroke

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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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The Last Gold chosen as Official Program Selection for 2016 LA Film Festival

See the film’s trailer here and learn why this is the Greatest Untold Story in Olympic Swimming History.

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Arena named official supplier of U.S. Paralympics Swimming Team

“This is a really important agreement for us, and we’re honored to have been selected by U.S. Paralympics Swimming as their partner,” said Steve Ozmai, Marketing Director of arena North America.

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340 Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? Here are 340 Swim Jobs you might love.

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The Top 9 Swimming Pool Games: #3 Sharks and Minnows

Disclaimer: SwimSwam does not endorse all of these swimming pool games. Some are dangerous. Some, which are not so dangerous, will, however, enrage lifeguards and probably get you booted from your community pool.

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Freestyle Video: How to Pull Underwater

Watch 4 time Olympian Roland Schoeman, World Champion Junya Koga and Elite Marathon swimmer, Lexie Kelly led by Coach Gary Hall take it back to the basics allowing the swimmer to feel ‘drag forces’ that may often go unoticed.

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SwimSwam Magazine 2016 Swimsuit Issue On a Newsstand Near You

Ever turned to your local magazine stand, seeking validation that your crazy obsession with swimming is maybe not so crazy, and been disappointed to see a handful of cycling magazines, a dozen running magazines, and enough football magazines to wallpaper the Whitehouse?

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Michael Phelps, Bob Bowman and Aqua Sphere Unveil MP Brand 2016 USA Racing Kit

The Patriotic-themed edition of the MP line was developed utilizing Aqua Sphere’s proprietary technology, Exo- Core, which serves as the platform to the XPRESSO racing suit, XCEED goggle, and X-O racing cap.

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TYR Sport Joins Life Time Tri Race Series as Official Wetsuit Sponsor

“We are thrilled to begin our sponsorship of the Life Time Tri Race Series,” said Matt DiLorenzo, Chief Executive Officer of TYR Sport.

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Michael Phelps Gold Cover Olympic Preview Issue

The one magazine you need for swimming news, in-depth data and insider information.

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Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu Launches the IronNetwork

Hungarian swim star, Katinka Hosszu, launches the IronNetwork with behind the scenes videos.  It’s in Hungarian with English subtitles. INSIDE…

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TIDE Swimming Celebrates New Olympic Size Pool

Tide Swimming Board President, Katy Arris-Wilson, joined the Mayor of Virginia Beach, Will Sessoms, the CEO of the YMCA of South Hampton Roads, Billy George, and the entire Tide Swimming family for a ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Design the Perfect Cap with SwimCapz Custom Designer on SwimSwam

SwimCapz has built an easy-to-use tool to design your own swim caps and have them delivered right to your door.

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337 Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? Here are 337 Swim Jobs you might love.

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