Training

Why I Swim

Swimming is far more than just a sport for many of us. Here are just a few of the endless reasons that I swim.

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Why You Should Push Rather Pull The Water in Backstroke

One of the most common mistakes I see in backstroke is with the pulling motion. Most backstrokers pull with an arm that is relatively straight, as if the arm were an oar pulling through the water.

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Study On Sports Drinks’ Effects On Swimming Renders Surprising Results

A sports-related study’s findings recently presented at the UK’s Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health’s annual conference may have you re-thinking what you’re putting into your on-deck hydration bottle.

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5 Tips for Bouncing Back From Injury

There are fewer things more frustrating to a swimmer than injury. Here are 5 tips to bounce back from an injury.

Try the Freestyle Kick Butterfly Drill – Video Feature

Freestyle kick butterfly is not easy to do, but if done properly with a consistent kick and with fins, a swimmer can feel the surge forward as he or she throws the head down and swings the arms forward after each breath.

6 Mental Training Hacks for Swimmers

Swimming – and sport in general – offers a rich proving ground for developing mental training skills that can serve you a great deal of good outside of the pool. Here are 6 hacks for getting the most of that grey mush between your ears.

Do Swimmers Get Injured More Often Than Other Athletes?

Swimmers pride themselves on having legendary work ethics. We take satisfaction in knowing that our workload—even as young athletes—far exceeds that which is typical of other major sports.

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133 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? We have over 843 Swim Jobs listed.

MP Schwimmtipps von Bob Bowman: Das Traumziel erreichen

MP Swim Tips by Bob Bowman – Episode ZEHN Bob Bowman ist der Trainer des erfolgreichsten olympischen Athleten aller Zeiten: Michael…

2017 Notre Dame Swimming Camps – Sign Up Today

Camp Sessions Swimming Camp Session I: June 11th-15th Swimming Camp Session II: June 18th-22nd Boarders: $727.31 Non-Boarders: $623.56 Register here for Swim…

College Swimmers: The Benefits of Planning Your Week

Becoming a collegiate swimmer can be extremely stressful and busy.  It can be hard to balance class, homework, practice, meets…

The Art of Swipping: Swimming and Slipping

Dr. Gary Hall Sr: “Swipping is a conjoining of the words Swimming and Slipping. Swipping is a new word I invented to describe swimming with the least amount of frontal drag possible.”

How Am I Able to Sprint at the End of a Really Tough Set?

Are you a Sammy Save Up or not? Ever wonder how you can sometimes tap a reservoir of unseen energy at the end of a long and trying set? Here is why that happens, and how you can use it to swim faster in training.

2017 Cardinal Swim Camp – Sign Up Today

Coach Arthur Albiero: “I am very excited about the opportunity to share my 30 years of competitive swimming experience with you. Our highly experienced and qualified coaching staff will teach you valuable techniques to help you continue to improve, and ultimately, SWIM FASTER!”

7 Habits of Highly Motivated Swimmers

We all have our own reasons for strapping on the swimsuit and diving into the waters of our local neighborhood pool. For some, it’s the aspiration of repping our country on the world stage. For others, it is to swim beyond high school in the collegiate ranks. And for others, it’s a means of fitness, a place to Zen out, a way to get and stay in shape.

How to Position Your Feet for Swimming Starts – Video Feature

In this Race Club #swimisode, Coach Gary Hall teaches the proper distance one should maintain between feet both side to side and back to front on the modern swimming starting block.

MP Schwimmtipps von Bob Bowman: Besser Brustschwimmen

MP Swim Tips by Bob Bowman – Episode Vierzehn Bob Bowman ist der Trainer des erfolgreichsten olympischen Athleten aller Zeiten: Michael…