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8 Key Factors in Achieving Competition Success

With a new season upon us, athletes are starting to consider what comes next. Some athletes are riding the wave of a success, and are thinking about how to maintain the momentum next season, while others are underwhelmed by their performances and looking for ways to be better prepared come championship season.

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What’s Your Most Memorable Pool?

Australian swimwear labels Funky Trunks and Funkita have photographed their athletes at many pools over the years but they’ve been hard pressed to find a cooler place than the outdoor pool at the Cataract Gorge in Tasmania.

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Teaching and Learning Fundamentals: Begin with Streamline

I am often asked how relatively important technique is in the sport of swimming compared to training. I believe they are equally important.

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FINIS Set of the Week: Just the LEGS

This week, we’re going for a classic kick endurance workout so use it wisely.

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Do Try This at Home: Ideas for Practicing Swim Skills at Home

Learning to swim takes time and patience. Many parents are eager to know how long it will take for their children to become proficient in the water. While the answer to that question varies from child to child, what we do know is that the more you practice, the quicker the results.

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Smack Strap, The Most Comfort Replacement Goggle Straps

Smack Strap is a unique braided elastic replacement goggle strap which is specifically designed to reduce pressure from goggle straps while still ensuring goggles are comfortable and water tight.

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Teaching Swimming Lessons; What My Students Have Taught Me

Hi! My name is Ashley and I have been working as an instructor at Swimtastic (Franklin location) for two years and have developed close relationships with each of the students that I teach. There are many life lessons I have learned from them, and though I have seen many come and go, no matter what is going on in my life at that moment, I look up to these children.

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Preparing Your Baby for Swim Lessons

It’s normal to feel uneasy about enrolling your infant in swim classes. However, there are many benefits of baby swimming and tips to help ease the process.

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FINIS Set of the Week: Test Set – Pure Endurance

A standard workout to be repeated weekly. The fitter you become, the faster you go!

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Fike Swim Signs U.S. National Teamer Emily Escobedo

U.S. National Teamer Emily Escobedo joins one of the largest ambassador teams in the swim world at Fike Swim. A breaststroke specialist and former University of Maryland Baltimore County standout, Emily is now a member of Condors Swim Club.

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USA Diver Krysta Palmer Signs with Aussie Swimwear Brand Funkita

Australian swimwear label Funkita has added Team USA Diver Krysta Palmer to its list of standout international athletes.

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TYR Sport is Proud to Announce the Launch of Its Most Anticipated Technical Suit: The TYR Venzo

Unveiled today in Laguna Beach, CA, Olympic athletes and history making champions including Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte, Simone Manuel and Matt Grevers hit the stage to showcase the Venzo™ in front of the industry’s most prominent names and tastemakers.

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Laguna Fin Teams With Olympic Gold Medalist Kaitlin Sandeno

Laguna Fin Company is making waves in the swimming community. The inventor of the adjustable fitness swim fin has teamed up with Olympic Gold Medalist Kaitlin Sandeno, an owning partner and Laguna Fin brand ambassador.

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Technology in Swimming Part II

While technology is extremely important to the advancement and progress of swimming, we need to be very careful about how we use this new information.

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FINIS Set of the Week: Life in the FAST Lane

Combining speed and equipment is a great way to get a full body workout, but it’s crucial to pick equipment that won’t interfere with proper technique at high speeds.

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