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Doc Counsilman: As I Knew Him

Courtesy of Joe Hunsaker (Co-founder, Counsilman/Hunsaker & Associates) This is a special time of the year in swimming history. James…

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5 Easy Ways to Jumpstart Your Dolphin Kick

Underwater dolphin kicks can account for up to 60% of a race (in yards). There is a reason why swimmers are limited to 15 yards/meters of underwater dolphin kicks: they are faster than swimming on the water’s surface.

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3 Steps to Building Your Own Swimming Business

Do you love coaching? Do you wish you could use your expertise to make a substantial living? Are you ready to take the next step for your professional career?

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Olympian Josh Davis Tests USRPT, Swims Fastest Times in Ten Years (Feature Video)

5-time Olympic medalist, Josh Davis, has been training USRPT since last year. After hearing so much debate about this training method, he decided to try it himself. Listen to his results…

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8 Nutritional Recommendations For Swimmers

# 3 – A little protein before a workout goes a long way.

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9 Questions to Ask a College Swimming Coach

Interviews may seem intimidating, but the key to making a good impression is to prepare. The famous, “Do you have any questions” can be a crucial part of any interview.

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7 Survival Guide Guidelines For Your College Training Trip

Through painstaking trial-and-error (and lots of poolside naps), I have put together the ultimate survival guide for college swimming training trip newbies.

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Live Your Own A+ Life

“If you want to live an A+ life, you need to do A+ work” — Gerry Leeds (1922-2014)

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13 Things I’ve Learned From 13 Years Of Swimming

#3 – Swim coaches will be some of the most important people in your life and some of your biggest supporters, in and out of the pool.

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Is Hypoxic Training Good, Bad or The Wrong Terminology?

You may have heard swim coaches use the term Hypoxic Training and wondered exactly what it meant. The literal definition means to swim with fewer breaths per length and so limit the supply of oxygen to your body.

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Before Foxcatcher: The story of the Swimming Hall of Fame and the John du Pont not depicted in FOXCATCHER, the movie

“The Carell character (playing du Pont) in the movie is not the man I knew,” said swim coach Frank Keefe, who walked out of the film before it ended in disgust. “The John du Pont I knew was my friend, a patriot and a hero…”

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5 Swim Meet Must-Haves

Bryana Cielo shares the 5 items required for a successful swim meet.

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20 Reasons To Be Thankful For USRPT

Indie Swimming: “With Christmas just ahead, it has caused us to reflect on things we are thankful for. With swimming being a big part of our family experience, we decided to list five things each that we appreciated about the USRPT approach to training.”

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