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Technology In Pools

Unlock your iPhone to start your swim practice. Twenty years ago, practices were started with paper note and chalkboards. While some of these tools are still being used, there are many new devices that have brought both swimming and how pools are being used into the 21st century.

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FINIS Set Of The Week: Sculling For Days

This is one of my favorite sets to do during my hardcore training.  And I mean those training days where you are looking to get that heart-rate up, pound the legs and walk away from practice really feeling like you left it all in the pool.  

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3 Ways To Evaluate A Swimmer For Breaststroke Kick

Flexibility is a huge part of a swimmer’s ability. In freestyle, backstroke and butterfly, there are two joints that require extraordinary flexibility in order to excel, the shoulders (particularly extension) and plantar flexion of the ankle.

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4 Out Of 5 Swimmers Experience Leaking Goggles

In 1911 Thomas William Burgess became the second person in history to swim across the English Channel. After 16 unsuccessful attempts, Burgess arrived at the French shore from Great Britain completing the 21 miles in 22 hours and 35 minutes.

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AQUA BOOM® Back and Free Work With VOLS Coach Matt Kredich

The AQUA BOOM®  is a revolutionary fitness device that facilitates full-body conditioning. It is the only equipment on the market utilizing buoyancy and viscosity for a low-impact, high-intensity workout appropriate for every athlete.

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MP Journey Series with Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman

“Finding a Coach” is the first episode in this new video series, MP Journey. Coach Bob Bowman and Michael Phelps reflect how they created a successful team.

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The World’s First Custom Fitted Goggles (KICKSTARTER)

THEMAGIC5 goggles fit perfectly. They are comfortable to wear, prevent water leakage and provide the best swimming experience on the market.

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TYR Sport Is The New Title Sponsor Of The 2018 Pro Swim Series

TYR Sport is proud to announce its position as the new title sponsor of the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series.

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Video: You Can Pull On The Lane Line

Yes, you read that right! YOU can pull on the lane line. Not in the usual lazy way where you are trying to gain a few extra breaths during a difficult IM set, but a way to fix your backstroke.

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Fitter And Faster Swim Tour October Clinic Schedule

It has been a busy month for the team over at Fitter and Faster. They are producing clinics at an amazing rate.

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How Do You Know When You Have A Coach’s Best Offer?

The answer is you don’t because most coaches don’t know. You can usually count on the first offer not being their best offer, but where do you go from there?

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SwimmersBest CoreControl (Video)

Control the rotation and power of your core and help flatten the spine for better swim posture with SwimmersBest CoreControl.

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The World’s First Custom Fitted Swimming Goggles Are Here

New Danish technology has made way for the world’s first custom fitted goggles. This makes the goggles 100 percent waterproof and comfortable to wear. Right now and through October 31, the product is getting crowdfunded via Kickstarter.com.

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Inside Recruiting Tips – Don’t Ask For A Deadline

It is a great honor to get recruited by college coaches and even a greater honor to receive a scholarship offer. Less than 5% of the swimmers in the world who want to swim in college receive any kind of scholarship offer.

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Shoulder Injury Awareness: First Step Towards Injury Prevention

The shoulder is a complex joint that keeps your arm from its natural desire to fall out of its socket while enabling a wide range of motion in all 3 planes.

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