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Race Club “Swimisodes” Launch Today: Breaststroke with Rebecca Soni

Race Club Swimisodes feature Olympians Rebecca Soni, Roland Schoeman, world champion Junya Koga, and world-class swimmers, Zach Hayden and Lexie Kelley.

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Developing a Healthy Mindset of an Athlete

In a competitive environment where grit and toughness are respected, teaching young athletes how to take care of themselves physically and mentally is critical.

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Ramp Up Your Freestyle Kick The Race Club Way – Swim Training

The propulsive power that one derives from the freestyle kick depends on pushing a large surface area backward in the water quickly. The backward movement of the kick occurs in the down kick and depends on the strong muscles of the quadriceps and the hip flexors to drive the foot back with speed, along with the core muscles.

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CopyMe Smartphone App, Centerpiece of IKKOS Learning Method – Coming Soon

CopyMe is a smartphone app and the centerpiece of the IKKOS learning method. IKKOS is an innovative end-to-end movement learning platform designed to teach anyone who wants to learn any physical movement – in minutes!

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Indie Swimming USRPT Interview with Chris Van Slooten, Coach of Fork Union Military Academy

Chris Van Slooten, Head Swimming Coach at Fork Union Academy, in Fork Union, Virginia, describes his experience implementing USRPT with his team. His comments were captured at the 2014 ASCA conference in Jacksonville, FL.

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MEET NOTES: Auburn Hits The Road to Face LSU and Alabama on Saturday

Kyle Darmody and the Auburn Tigers will travel to face mega-rivals Alabama, LSU on Saturday.

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MEET NOTES: Alabama to Host Auburn, LSU in SEC Tri-Meet on Saturday

The Alabama Crimson Tide have home-field advantage in a big SEC tri-meet on Saturday.

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Breathe Like a Champion

2014 Summer Nationals is over, and SwimMAC has won a few more national titles. It’s a familiar story in swimming, but have you ever wondered what sets SwimMAC apart?

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MEET NOTES: Illinois Looking To Extend All-Time 24-7 Record Versus Illinois State

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The Fighting Illini swimming and diving team returns to action this weekend for their first double dual meet…

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Xmetrics launches the world’s first portable swim coach

Swimmers dream to have an easy to use device to keep tracks of their performance, such as laps, time count, frequency monitoring etc. With Xmetrics this dream becomes to reality.

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3 Ways to Stay Healthy in Flu Season

Fall is an important time of year for swimmers as they lay down an aerobic base to build upon for the season ahead. In the midst of competitions and heavy training, athletes need to maximize their health so they can maintain consistency and perform their best.

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Olympic Medalist Hogshead-Makar launches Champion Women Non-Profit

A new chapter for championing girls and women in sports begins today with Champion Women, a non-profit organization founded by its CEO, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a civil rights attorney, prolific scholar and speaker and Olympic champion.

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Two Top Tips for Age Group Swimmers and Parents

As an overly-involved swim mom for close to 15 years, I learned many lessons from our age-group years. Here are my top two tips to pass along to swimmers and parents…

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Look out for these great swimmers at the ASA Masters Championships

One of the world biggest masters events starts tomorrow in Sheffield, UK – one of the fastest short course pools on the planet. The ASA Masters champs features swimmers over 1000 swimmers from age 18 to 87, including Olympians and current national team members.

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Weekly Race Club Swimisodes Premiere November 5th – See Promo Video Here

Swimisodes will star Olympic Gold Medalist Rebecca Soni, Roland Schoeman, Junya Koga, Lexie Kelly and Zach Hayden with swimming techniques from Coach Gary Hall.

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