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TritonWear Extends FINA Convention Partnership

TritonWear will continue as an Event Partner for the 5th FINA World Aquatics Convention, to be held at Intercontinental Hangzhou,…

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Defining Your Own Success

A definition of success based on fast times and victories can be seductive but also dangerous to a swimmer’s well-being, as Isabelle Robuck explains in “Defining Success Beyond Fast Times and Medals Just Might Save Your Swimming Career (and Life)”.

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Top 5 things I learned from the 2018 U.S. Swimming Nationals

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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FINIS Set of the Week: I’M Not Free

This week’s IM set is a staple for stroke work. For best results, mix in some swims off the blocks – this would be a great way to build in some speed during the middle of the set.

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Clean, Affordable Pool Air Is For Everyone

The circles above highlight the non-invasive placement of BioOx units at Valley Central High School in Montgomery, New York, which hosted the NDAC Winter Festival Meet earlier this year.

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American College Connection Adds Director of Diving, Frannie Malone

Frannie Malone comes to ACC with a diverse coaching background. Her past 14 years have been spent at The University of Iowa, serving as Assistant Coach from 2004-2010 and Associate Head Coach from 2010-2018.

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SwimLabs’ Mike Mann Breaks World Records!

August’s Missy Medal for Achievement went to SwimLabs co-founder Michael Mann for setting not one, not two, but three world records at the Masters’ Summer National Meet in Mission Viejo, California. Along with Colorado teammates Craig Petersen, Kirk Andersen, and Greg C. Scott, Michael set a new world record in the (combined ages) 240-279 400-meter Medley Relay. They beat the previous record by 4.53 seconds in a time of 4:32.15.

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Over 1,000 Swimmers Participating at Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics This Weekend

This weekend over 1,000 swimmers and coaches will be participating in 34 sessions of Fitter and Faster swim clinics. Of the 34 sessions, one is with 2016 Olympic Team coach Bruce Gemmell (featured image) who will be leading a three day swim camp in Madison, New Jersey.

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Two New Ways to Improve your Dolphin Kick

Most good dolphin kickers typically have two moments of acceleration during the dolphin kick cycle; one at the beginning of the down kick and the other at the beginning of the up kick.

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The Modern Revolution – Transforming Your Kick

Here are 3 ways you can completely transform you kick over a few months to swim faster and with more power.

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7 Reasons Why The Best Swim Teams Are Using Swim Towers

All it takes is one glance at a top 25 Division I swim program to see the dozens of Power Towers, stretch cords, and parachutes scattered all over the deck. But are the benefits really worth all the investment, space, and time or is it all a gimmick?

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FINIS Set of the Week: Climb the Ladder

First half of the ladder is freestyle then climbing down is IM.

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World and American Record Holder Ali DeLoof Signs with Fike Swim

Fike Swim is thrilled to announce that World and American Record Holder Ali DeLoof has joined its team of ambassadors.

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A3 Performance Signs Ivy League Sprint Champion Aaron Greenberg

A3 Performance is excited to announce the addition of Aaron Greenberg to their strong team of A3 Performers. A recent graduate from Yale University and current Team Elite pro, Greenberg has an impressive resume as a three-time Ivy League Champion and two-time NCAA Academic All-American.

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Which Comes First, the Smile or the Fast Swim?

A fast swim by either male or female swimmers will nearly always result in a big smile. It should. But which came first, the good swim or the smile?

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