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Strechcordz® Sponsors Annual Swim for Alligator Lighthouse

Strechcordz® swim training gear will be onsite Friday and Saturday September 14-15th at the Annual Swim For Alligator Lighthouse to provide swimmers with expo specials.

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Fike Swim: Day 1 Matters

A new season means new opportunities to swim fast, but it all has to start on day one.

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Strechcordz® Training Gear Help Improve Speed, Endurance, Stamina & Acceleration

StrechCordzⓇ in-water resistance cords and bands are used by everyone from novice swimmers to competing Olympians for help with flexibility, stamina, speed, endurance, acceleration, and competition swim training.

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Freestyle Head Position: Tilted Forward vs Down?

Which way is right? The controversy over this subject has been ongoing for a long time. In elite competition we see both heads tilted forward and heads down in freestyle…yet they both can’t be right. So which one is better?

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FINIS Set of the Week: Never Miss Leg Day

As a coach, I have a hard time striking a healthy balance with kick sets – it can feel like all or nothing. As a solution to this, I’ve been using fin work to drive the intensity, without relying on crazy intervals to demand effort.

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Ready, Set, Go!

Contributor Lori Payne is an expert on the college recruiting process. She is also the Assistant Director of Swimming at…

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Swimming Specific Performance Screen

As a coach or a swimmer, you spend a lot of time trying to perfect your stroke, your strategy, and your performance. However, when is the last time you popped the hood on your movement quality and really assessed what is going?

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tour – August to September Clinics

Fitter and Faster has answered the growing demand for high quality clinics by expanding their offerings to over 100 sessions across 23 states in August, September and October!

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Enter to Win an ENDLESS POOL® Fastlane®

The sweepstakes is open to U.S. residents over age 18. You still have time to win. Valid entries will be accepted through August 31, 2018.

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Vikings Have Invaded Your Race Pace Training!

With the Swim Viking RPT app there now is a way to put race pace training and tracking in the hands of athletes and coaches, keeping them engaged and helping them to see their improvements with visuals that make sense.

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FINIS Set of the Week: IM Training for the Freestyler

Sometimes IM training isn’t what you want, but it’s exactly what you need. So this week, IM is a means of building speed, agility and endurance for the mid-distance/distance freestyler.

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To be a Great Coach, Be Inquisitive

Historically, some of the greatest coaches in the sport of swimming were also the most inquisitive. They never stopped questioning.

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5 things I learned from USA Swimming National Championships

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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Three Great Tips for a Faster Butterfly

Nearly all of the propulsion in butterfly comes at two key points in the stroke cycle coinciding with the down kicks.

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Destro Swim Tower, The Most Effective And Affordable Swim Tower

The Destro Swim Tower is the most effective and affordable resistance training tower ever made. Get your athletes the resistance training they need at the right price.

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