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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Harvard Crimson

This week’s BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week, the Harvard Crimson men, placed 8th at the 2019 NCAAs, becoming the first Ivy League school in 50 years to garner a NCAA top ten finish.

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Zack & Brittany Groesbeck Bring Big Blue Swim School to Salt Lake City

Leading swim instruction franchise Big Blue Swim School is coming to Salt Lake City this year as part of a three-unit deal signed by husband-and-wife franchisees Zack and Brittany Groesbeck.

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2019 Kentucky Swimming Camps – Sign Up Today

At the University of Kentucky Elite Swim Camp, swimmers will receive assessment of strokes, power, strength and flexibility and daily professional instruction by the UK Varsity swim staff

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Mental Toughness: The Mike Burton Story

Mental toughness is necessary to become a swimming champion, as it is in any sport. Some are born with it. Others must learn how to get it.

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2019 Eagle Swim Camps With 3 Olympic Medalists and Special Guests

Eagle Swim Camps in beautiful Fort Myers, Florida will host three special guests: 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist Misty Hyman, 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Tyler Clary, plus 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Medalist Kara Lynn Joyce.

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Big Blue Swim School Announces Partnership for 16 New Locations

Big Blue Swim School, the nation’s leading swim school franchise, is excited to announce a new partnership with Shorewood Development Group to bring 10 new locations to Chicagoland and an additional six locations to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

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S.R. Smith Expands the Velocity Starting Block Series

The Velocity Advantage is the newest member of S.R.Smith’s Velocity Starting Block Series, with a marine-grade box style base like other elite starting platforms, which are particularly suitable for bulkheads.

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FINIS Set of the Week: The Final Countdown

This week’s set from Andrew Martinez, former Seattle University swimmer includes a countdown of 100s mixed in with some longer and shorter spurts.

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Nashville Aquatic Club

The Nashville Aquatic Club relay pictured above broke the National Age Group record relay in the 200 medley relay at the 2019 Souther Premier Meet.

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The Push Paddle – NOT Just Another Paddle!

Typical paddles are great for pulling with, but we wanted something that would apply resistance from the top of the stroke in order to build a driving stroke that always pressed forward.

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Fitter & Faster Swim Camps Offers More Locations Than Ever in 2019

The World’s top Swim Camp producer – Fitter and Faster Swim Camps – is offering more locations than ever throughout all of 2019.

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2019 Bolles Swim Camp – Sign Up Today

The Bolles Sharks is very proud of it’s team’s accomplishments since its inception in 1977. In its 39 years of existence, the Bolles Sharks has proven itself as the top team in the state of Florida by winning District, State, Southeastern, Regional, and National competitions as well as setting National Age Group.

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Olympians Giving Back to Summer Swimming

Cullen Jones and Missy Franklin join the First Splash Series Events in NC.

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Fike Swim Signs UGA Standout Megan Kingsley

Fike Swim is thrilled to announce the addition of former U.S. National Teamer and elite butterflier Megan Kingsley to its…

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Vertical Arm Recovery in Butterfly

Recently, I wrote an article on the benefits of a more vertical arm recovery in butterfly, pointing to the techniques used by Rikako Ikee of Japan and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary, as elite examples. The question is should we be teaching young swimmers the high vertical arm recovery in fly to them?

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