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How to Kick Start Your Race

Of the ten points we teach at The Race Club for a better start, the kick up of the back leg is perhaps the most powerful and under-utilized technique out there.

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FINIS Set of the Week: The Best/Worst IM Set You’ll Ever Meet

This set is not for the timid. If you’re ready to tackle some serious IM training, then read on!


The Rapid Rise of TheMagic5

We caught up with two of the three founders of custom-fitted goggle producer TheMagic5 —Rasmus Barfred and Bo Haaber— to ask them why they started the company and what their year has been like.


Freestyle Progression with Ritter Sports Performance

Coach Abbie Fish uses this Freestyle progression to focus on the 5 fundamental movements that make up a great Freestyle Stroke: Body Alignment, Kick, Rotation, Pull, and Recovery.


Speedo Launches New Disney Collections

Speedo, the world’s leading swimwear brand, has expanded their collaboration with Disney with the announcement of five new collections for its junior swimwear range.

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Spooky Swim With Laguna Fin (Video)

Halloween’s here and it’s brought all the evil creatures out to haught your swimming practice. See what happens to our pool when all the spooks come for a swim.

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MentorMatched: Learn from USA Olympic Coach David Marsh

Learn from USA Olympic Coach David Marsh & his Team Elite swimmers in his new interactive online course! Coach Marsh goes in-depth into what it takes to bring your swimming to the next level.

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The 5 Benefits of Swim-Specific Strength Based Training

Despite the countless benefits resistance training has for both the athletic and non-athletic populations, misconceptions and misinformation abound.

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Italian Swimming Federation Announces ‘Energy for Swim 2018’ Dec 20-21

Today the Italian Swimming Federation announced they will organize ENERGY FOR SWIM 2018 in collaboration with the City of Torino December 20-21. Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom has already announced she will participate.


Pulling Correctly in Backstroke

One of the most common mistakes in technique that we see in all strokes is in the pulling motion of backstroke.


FINIS Set of the Week: Getting Ready for the Big Show

Coach Alan Bircher uses this set as a staple warmup for heavy IM training. Before launching into distance stroke work, he likes to use this sequence of 50’s to get the mind and body ready for some major IM time.

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Olympian Ellie Faulkner Joins the Funky Trunks and Funkita Crew

Olympian Ellie Faulkner starts working for Aussie swimwear labels Funky Trunks and Funkita in Melbourne, Australia.

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Invictus Games is Underway Down Under

The Australian Team ready to race at Invictus Games with support from Ian Thorpe and Aussie swimwear brands Funky Trunks and Funkita.


Olympic Coach and Swimmer, Brett Hawke Joins Fitter and Faster Executive Team

We are proud and excited to announce that internationally recognized swim coach Brett Hawke is joining Fitter and Faster full-time as Development Director of Swim Clinics and Camps!

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Club Assistant Buys Strive in Shakeup Acquisition, Launches Swim Team Apps

Club Assistant, LLC, shakes up the online swim team management offerings today with a complete buyout acquisition of, the surging disruptor in swim workout apps.

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