There is more to a strong kick than flexibility. For the down kick, the quadriceps, hip flexors and core muscles have to be incredibly strong in order to create a quick snap of the foot backwards…
90% of SwimSwam voters proved their sanity this week, selecting Stanford to win the 2018 women’s NCAA title.
Breaststroke is the most challenging, inefficient and slowest of the four strokes. It is also the key to a successful IM.
35% of voters found Anthony Ervin’s decision to kneel during the U.S. national anthem at the Raia Rapida meet “unpatriotic,” but 38% said it was neither patriotic nor unpatriotic.
Incorporating swimming specific yoga into your training program provides several different benefits that will enhance your performance…
Welcome to SwimSwam’s feature, called simply SwimSwam Discussion. We might rename it at a later point in time (Hospitality Room,…
Two thirds of voters selected the Texas Longhorns as their preseason favorites to win the men’s NCAA title in 2018.
What most coaches don’t realize is that each stroke has an underwater phase…or at least it should.
#3 – Stay out of the wet issues.
Yoga can significantly increase core strength and flexibility while lengthening muscles, creating a more streamlined physique in swimming.
41% of voters selected Arizona-to-Florida IMer Grant Sanders as the most impactful transfer of the upcoming NCAA season, besting Auburn-to-NC State sprinter Jacob Molacek and Ohio State-to-Tennessee diver Colin Zeng.
My kids learned things I never imagined they’d learn from being soaked in chlorine. Here are five things swimming taught my kids…
An explanation of why U of Miami could crack the top 20 at the NCAAs.
SwimSwam Pulse is a recurring feature tracking and analyzing the results of our periodic A3 Performance Polls. You can cast…
Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers to predict which new NCAA head coach would have the most successful season
I hope this helps you wade through pools of confusion and simplifies the process. Enjoy the recruiting experience—it’s an exciting time in your swimmer’s life—and in yours, too.
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