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Do You Get Swim Goggle Headaches? Try Smack Swim Strap

Goggles are an essential part of all competitive swimmers equipment but often if the straps are too tight or after an extended period of wearing them they can cause “swim goggle headache”.

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FINIS Set of the Week: Need for Speed

Building the speed, building the distance.

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Texas A&M Aggies

The Texas A&M women have racked up numerous accolades during head coach Steve Bultman’s twenty years in College Station.

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Carmel Swimming’s Secret Recipe (Video Feature)

Carmel has always been a swimming powerhouse around Indiana, but this year, they seemed even more dominant the ever. Their most recent state performance left onlookers asking themselves the same question. How is Carmel so fast, every year?

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Chris DeJong: From Elite Swimming To The Big Blue Swim School

Chris DeJong: “…after the Olympic Trials in 2008….bewildered, shocked and disappointed, I shuttled off to Omaha’s Eppley Airfield for my flight home like so many others before and after me – without a clue of what to do next.”

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4 Tried and True Techniques that Will Improve Your Swimming Speed

Every swimmer has their own set of ever changing goals throughout their swimming career. But, the one common big picture goal that most, if not all, swimmers have is to swim faster

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4 Training Tips to Build Your Swimming Endurance

No matter what type of swimmer you are, whether you’re a pool or open water swimmer, or you swim competitively or recreationally, increasing your stamina can do wonders for your swimming.

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See 5 Reasons Why a Custom Woven Towel is Better Than a Generic Towel

Boost your swim team’s spirit with a custom woven towel from Team Towels!

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Improving your Swimming Race Starts off the Blocks

When a swimmer’s hands first strike the water on the swimming start, the speed of the swimmer will never reach anywhere near that level again in the race

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How to Choose Focal Metrics to Improve at Any Event

Tracking metrics provides a significant advantage to athletes and coaches. While each metric provides insightful data, choosing focal metrics is fundamental in tailoring technique and training to fit specific goals to each unique circumstance – whether they’re training for distance or sprint, for any given stroke.

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FINIS Set of the Week: 50s Pace

This week’s set, which comes from former University of Texas Swimmer Conor Swanson, shakes up your offseason schedule.

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Shave Time by Improving Your Flip Turns

A large part of becoming a better swimmer is knowing how to execute a fast turn with proper technique. A good turn enables you to transition and move off the walls quickly, but it also contributes to better overall performance.

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: V.R. Eaton High School Eagles

V.R. Eaton High School is less than five years old, but the Eagles swim team has already seen success under head coach Michael Rourke.

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The Riveting Power of Writing Workouts on the Cloud

Commit Swimming is a new kind of workout manager for swim teams. For far too long swimming software has lacked creativity and simplicity.

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How to Improve Your Swim Starts

Faster starts lead to faster swims. This is why starting with a strong, fast dive off the blocks is absolutely essential to swimming a great race. The starts can be a deciding factor of the outcomes of a race, especially for sprint events.

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