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Team Elite Aquatics Rebrands With New Logo, New Look

Team Elite Aquatics, the training group of collegiate and professional swimmers working toward a common goal of earning medals in the Olympic Games, unveiled its new logo Tuesday along with several other updates coming soon, nearly a decade after it’s inception.

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MP Journey Series with Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman: Goals

In Episode TWO of the “MP Journey Series” Michael Phelps and Coach Bob Bowman breakdown setting goals.

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Optimize your training with custom fitted goggles from THEMAGIC5

For the first time in history, custom fitted goggles have been introduced to the world of swimming by THEMAGIC5, preventing water leakage and discomfort. The company’s goal is to remove all problems with goggles to optimize training and competition.

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2nd Annual South Padre Island Open Water Festival November 4-5

TRITON SERIES TEXAS CHAMPIONSHIPS: Hosted by Rowdy Gaines and directed by well known race director Gregg Cross, the SPI OWF is vibrant proof of the explosive growth that open water swimming and open water sports have experienced across the board in coastal South Texas.

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Video: Easiest Way To Swim Freestyle

There are a lot of “common” mistakes that swimmers make in their everyday training that winds up effecting them down the line.

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Technology In Pools

Unlock your iPhone to start your swim practice. Twenty years ago, practices were started with paper note and chalkboards. While some of these tools are still being used, there are many new devices that have brought both swimming and how pools are being used into the 21st century.

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FINIS Set Of The Week: Sculling For Days

This is one of my favorite sets to do during my hardcore training.  And I mean those training days where you are looking to get that heart-rate up, pound the legs and walk away from practice really feeling like you left it all in the pool.  

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3 Ways To Evaluate A Swimmer For Breaststroke Kick

Flexibility is a huge part of a swimmer’s ability. In freestyle, backstroke and butterfly, there are two joints that require extraordinary flexibility in order to excel, the shoulders (particularly extension) and plantar flexion of the ankle.

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4 Out Of 5 Swimmers Experience Leaking Goggles

In 1911 Thomas William Burgess became the second person in history to swim across the English Channel. After 16 unsuccessful attempts, Burgess arrived at the French shore from Great Britain completing the 21 miles in 22 hours and 35 minutes.

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AQUA BOOM® Back and Free Work With VOLS Coach Matt Kredich

The AQUA BOOM®  is a revolutionary fitness device that facilitates full-body conditioning. It is the only equipment on the market utilizing buoyancy and viscosity for a low-impact, high-intensity workout appropriate for every athlete.

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MP Journey Series with Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman

“Finding a Coach” is the first episode in this new video series, MP Journey. Coach Bob Bowman and Michael Phelps reflect how they created a successful team.

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The World’s First Custom Fitted Goggles (KICKSTARTER)

THEMAGIC5 goggles fit perfectly. They are comfortable to wear, prevent water leakage and provide the best swimming experience on the market.

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TYR Sport Is The New Title Sponsor Of The 2018 Pro Swim Series

TYR Sport is proud to announce its position as the new title sponsor of the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series.

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Video: You Can Pull On The Lane Line

Yes, you read that right! YOU can pull on the lane line. Not in the usual lazy way where you are trying to gain a few extra breaths during a difficult IM set, but a way to fix your backstroke.

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Fitter And Faster Swim Tour October Clinic Schedule

It has been a busy month for the team over at Fitter and Faster. They are producing clinics at an amazing rate.

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