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Coach’s Intel: Edward Denny of Cal U of PA

In this morning’s Coach’s Intel, Edward Denny of Div 2 women’s program California University of PA shares a set to get your swimmers racing each other. (Photo credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Coach’s Intel: Oakville’s Sean Baker Unleashes a 200 Butterflyer’s Race Pace Set

Oakville Aquatics head coach Sean Baker drops a set designed for 200m butterflyers to hit race pace or faster. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Coach’s Intel: Crimson Aquatics Mike Spring Shows How to Make Racing a Learned Response

Crimson Aquatics (Andover) head coach Mike Spring shows how to make racing a learned experience with this workout. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Coach’s Intel: Building IM Transition Speed with BYU’s John Brooks

Brigham Young University swimming head coach John Brooks shares a set to help build speed when transitioning from one stroke to the next in IM. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Coach’s Intel: Swim Dogs Sprint Set

In today’s Coach’s Intel, Swim Dogs head coach Mark Johnston shows you how to develop speed for your 100 yard-or-meter races.

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2013 FINA World Championships: By the Numbers

Overall, swimming in Barcelona – which hosted Worlds for the second time in 10 years – was fast. Faster than Shanghai in 2011, and if we are going strictly by national records, it was faster than London. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Coach’s Intel: Crimson Aquatics Distance Set

Here is a distance practice courtesy of Kyle Schack. He is the head coach & High Performance Coach at Crimson Aquatics, which is also the home of open water swimmer Olympian Alex Meyer. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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History Repeats Itself in Men’s 4x100m Free

From the start, this was a back-and-forth, wild race at the 2013 FINA World Championships, but ultimately the outcome was the same as we saw in London. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Mens 200m: Late Entry Agnel Head and Shoulders Above a Depleted Field

The men’s 200m freestyle World Championships Preview. (Photo Credit: TIm Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Brunemann; Studzinski Win World Cup 10K in Roberval, Canada

Emily Brunemann continues to be perseverant, taking advantage of an opportunity to get more open water practice in at Lake Roberval in Canada. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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SwimSA Saved at Last Minute by SASCOC and FINA with R4.2 Million, USD 245K

“In a country where cricket, soccer and rugby soak up all the media and sponsors, 21 year old Chad Le Clos became a nationally-celebrated icon after beating his idol Michael Phelps in the 200 metre butterfly in London…” (Photo Credit: US PRESSwire)

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Hardcore Swim of the Week: Home Cooking at the World University Games

The HardCoreSwim of the week for the 2013 World University Games goes to the Russian men’s 400 free relay. Vlad…

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2013 World Championship Previews: Yang’s Shape Questioned, But Still a Big Favorite in 1500

China’s Sun Yang has had his conditioning publicly questioned by his coach, but he’s still a favorite in the 1500 in which he holds the World Record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Worlds Previews: Sun a Runaway Favorite as Men’s 400 Free Field Thins Out

China’s Sun Yang is the defending Olympic Champion, and there doesn’t seem to be anyone even in the neighborhood of catching him in the 2013 field. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 Worlds Preview: Men’s 50 freestyle, Familiar Faces with New Expectations

Can Nathan Adrian go from not qualifying in 2012 to gold in 2013? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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