3 Ways to Improve Your Relay Starts in Swimming

Racing in a group of 4 teammates is the closest swimming gets to feeling like a true team sport. In order to succeed, relay members need to not only have flawless starts, but also perfect timing with their teammate’s finish.


Olympic Champ Nathan Adrian explains the Ancient Art of Cupping – Gold Medal Minute Video

3-time Olympic gold medalist, Nathan Adrian, explains why he uses the ancient art of cupping to recover.


Lencoe To Attempt 12 Hour Swim To Raise Money For The MS Society of Canada

Former Canadian national team member Taryn Lencoe will attempt to swim for 12 hours to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis…

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Swim Training: How to Gain a Balanced Underwater Kick

A key ingredient of a successful underwater kick is a proper coordination between the movements of the head, chest, hips and feet. Without a balance between all movements of the body a swimmer sacrifices speed, strength and efficiency in underwater kicking.

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Beautiful Barbados Plays Host to International Championship Swim Meets

The next Open Water event on the calendar is the Barbados Open Water Festival scheduled for November 2nd 2014 in Carlisle Bay (1.5km & 5km races) and open to all swimmers from recreational to elite.

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Brazil Passes Test in World Cup Safety, Security; See You in 2016, Rio

Brazil is on the right track toward 2016. With safety measures proven, the focus can now turn to the construction and legacy for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

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SwimSwam Is #ChaseStrong!! We’re Pulling For You, Chase!

13-year old Chase Smith of Indian Creek Aquatics in Indiana is having a challenging week. The son of the team’s…

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5 Fun Facts About The 2014 FINA Diving World Cup

160 divers from 28 countries compete at the 19th FINA Diving World Cup July 15-20th.

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Raleigh Swimming Association reveals Secret Mural Project

“The wall is a gift to our swimmers whom sacrificed so much this past year. Each day they will be able to enter our new facility and see a beautiful piece of art and say ‘I’m home,” said Michael Joyce, Head Age Group Coach at Raleigh Swimming Association.


5 sessions, 5 suits. Do you switch suits to suit your session?

Do you mix it up or keep it consistent through the week?


7 ways to keep it safe at the beach and in the open water

Swimming is a great sport and swimmers are a unique breed.  Swimmers train hard and work through all sorts of…

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The English Premier League’s Swansea City AFC Is Using UIC’s Pool During American Tour

In the midst of all this World Cup madness taking place in Brazil, the English Premier League team Swansea City A.F.C….


2014 Nautica USLA National Lifeguard Championships To Be Hosted In Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (July 09, 2014) — The Nautica United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships will return to…

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3 Ways to Improve your Breath Control

All swimmers can benefit from improving their breath control—whether it helps you hold your head down in the final meters of a race or it enables you to go further underwater off each wall.


How to achieve Early Vertical Forearm

Brian Bolster, Head Coach of Osprey Aquatics, wanted to tackle the issue of Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) and succeeded spectacularly with the development of the Bolster Paddles.

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