Articles by SwimSwam

Backstroke Drill, 6 Kick Switch (video)

World champion backstroker Junya Koga demonstrates a backstroke swim drill, also known as 6 Kick Switch, that will help you appreciate the importance of this extreme rotation from one side to the other.

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SwimMom Musings: 5 Things I’ve Learned Being a Swim Mom

“I have been a swim mom for as long as I can remember. Early mornings, wet towels, and broken goggles have been mainstays of my life for more than 13 years.”

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USA Swimming Extends Executive Director Chuck Wielgus’ Contract

Organization has achieved record membership, revenue growth and creation of new properties during Wielgus’ 18-year tenure

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Michael and Peter Andrew Launch SwimCents Vodcast

Peter Andrew: “Our main goal with the VodCast is to give more people who are curious about our journey and USRPT direct access to us with the ultimate goal being that of building a community where coaches, parents, and swimmers can come and learn, ask questions and get connected.”

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Measuring Swimming Dominance

What does it mean to dominate a competition? Not just winning the competition. But winning by a lot.

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Swimming News on Your Team’s Website

SwimSwam offers a new tool to embed the latest swimming news directly on your website

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This is what Commit’s mobile application can do

Commit Swimming is preparing to launch its much anticipated mobile and tablet applications for both iOS and Android.

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Micronutrients A Swimmer Needs

Micronutrients, and Macronutrients, are key factors in how well athletes can physically and mentally perform.

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Learn Dolphin Kick Freestyle – Michael Phelps swim technique (VIDEO)

Michael Phelps uses this technique. The dolphin kick freestyle was also used by Olympic Champion Michael Klim from Australia, in the final meters of his leadoff 100m freestyle on the relay at the 2000 Olympic Games.

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11 Things I Never Knew About Swim Meets

After being a swim mom for 15 years, I thought I knew everything there was to know about swim meets. Then, I decided to take the big plunge and dive in.

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LemonAid App Streamlines College Recruiting For Swimmers and Coaches

LemonAid – an app that connects college-bound swimmers and university recruiters.

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Jakub Maly and The Minnesota Experience

Experience is life’s greatest teacher. Nothing can replace the lasting knowledge which comes from experiencing something firsthand.

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12 Things That Happen When You Date A Swimmer

#1 – Your significant other is probably more muscular than you… Sorry. We can’t help being jacked. It just happens. You probably can’t beat us in a sit-up contest, either. But that’s ok. You could outrun us any day.

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Watch Michael Phelps’ Curtain Of Distraction – Video

The greatest Olympian of all-time, Michael Phelps, took Arizona State’s “Curtain Of Distraction” to a new level.

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