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Fitter and Faster Swim Tour – August to September Clinics

Fitter and Faster has answered the growing demand for high quality clinics by expanding their offerings to over 100 sessions across 23 states in August, September and October!

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Enter to Win an ENDLESS POOL® Fastlane®

The sweepstakes is open to U.S. residents over age 18. You still have time to win. Valid entries will be accepted through August 31, 2018.

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Vikings Have Invaded Your Race Pace Training!

With the Swim Viking RPT app there now is a way to put race pace training and tracking in the hands of athletes and coaches, keeping them engaged and helping them to see their improvements with visuals that make sense.

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FINIS Set of the Week: IM Training for the Freestyler

Sometimes IM training isn’t what you want, but it’s exactly what you need. So this week, IM is a means of building speed, agility and endurance for the mid-distance/distance freestyler.

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To be a Great Coach, Be Inquisitive

Historically, some of the greatest coaches in the sport of swimming were also the most inquisitive. They never stopped questioning.

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5 things I learned from USA Swimming National Championships

On the return to “desk -life” from the “deck-life” after a week in Irvine, CA, watching US Swimming Nationals, I reflected on five life-long and valued lessons that swimming has imparted to me.

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Three Great Tips for a Faster Butterfly

Nearly all of the propulsion in butterfly comes at two key points in the stroke cycle coinciding with the down kicks.

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Destro Swim Tower, The Most Effective And Affordable Swim Tower

The Destro Swim Tower is the most effective and affordable resistance training tower ever made. Get your athletes the resistance training they need at the right price.

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Need Goggle Comfort? Try Smack Swim Strap

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

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FINIS Set of the Week: A True Distance Test Set

This set is not for the faint of heart. If you’re looking for a truly challenging way to build endurance AND track results – this set’s for you.

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Swimming Power Harness – Drive with Your Shoulders

The Swimming Power Harness is an upgrade to the typical waist belt used by parachutes and Power Towers.

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Tritionwear Race Analysis: Men’s 100m Breast – 2018 U.S. Nationals

“Michael Andrew took 2-3 less strokes than his competitors per lap, but he gained the most distance with each pull. This could have been ineffective in producing good results if his stroke rate became too slow, but his high stroke index indicates he had an incredibly efficient breaststroke.”

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FINIS Set of the Week: Zone in on the 500 and 1000

This week’s set is formulated specifically for 500/1000 training. The combination of active recovery and quality speed work will challenge athletes at every level.

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Why Wear A Swim Cap?

A piece of equipment which is important for swimmers with longer hair is a Swim Cap. This video shows you an effective way of putting a swim cap on a child’s head.

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Why Proper Head Position In Backstroke Matters

The key to a successful backstroke is getting the head up at the right time and getting it back at the right time.

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