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10 Career Lessons You Learn from Competitive Swimming

#4 – You’ve learned how to win—and lose—with grace.

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Rich Burns Inspires Masters Swimmers

Rich Burns, International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame swimmer and holder of 56 FINA Masters World Records, is a living inspiration to all masters swimmers.

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How to Build Stronger Freestyle Kick Mechanics

To build a better freestyle or flutter kick, one must first understand where the propulsive power of the kick is derived and how to balance the two opposing forces of propulsion and frontal drag, in order to maximize the kicking speed.

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Anthony Ervin

Laid back, tatty’d up, and blisteringly fast, Anthony Ervin has been carving up pools worldwide over the course of his two part career. Here are 8 things you might not have known about the American sprinter.

10 Things I Notice While Swimming Masters

10 things I notice while swimming masters rather than cheering from the sidelines.

Team MySwimPro Succeeds At Michigan Masters Championships

Team MySwimPro won 17 individual and three relay state titles at the 2016 Michigan Masters State Championships at Eastern Michigan University…

Why Dolphin Kick Matters in Backstroke

Dolphin kick backstroke is one of the best ways to learn how to develop a fast stroke rate.

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Laura Val is One of the Best Masters Swimmers in the World

Beyond holding records in almost every category, she recently broke the World Record in the 200, 400, and 800 meter freestyles on her way to the World Record in the 1500 at a meet at the San Francisco Olympic Club.

TYR Sport Extends Partnership with U.S. Masters Swimming

Matt DiLorenzo, TYR Sport’s CEO: “We deeply appreciate all that the organization does for the swim community, and we look forward to continuing to work together in the future.”

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My Great Cuban Swimming Adventure

We are the first U.S. swim club to compete in Cuba as part of a four-day event hosted in Varadero, Cuba by the Federación Cubana de Natación (Cuban Swimming Federation).

How to Breathe in Swimming

First, I want to dispel one myth about breathing during intense exercise. In no sport does an athlete ever take a complete inhalation or expiration.

Lauren Boyle Named 2016 New Zealand Swimmer Of The Year

Lauren Boyle, Kane Radford, and Sophie Pascoe were among the honorees at yesterday’s Swimming New Zealand Awards.

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The Art of Breathing in Swimming

While swimming, breathing is not that simple. The questions ‘How often do we breathe?’ ‘Where do we breathe?’ or even ‘How do we breathe?’ are legitimate ones. The answers are not that obvious, either.

Why you need to perfect your backstroke kick

Junya and Olympic champion Roland Schoemann demonstrate two important dryland exercises that help increase the flexibility of the ankle.

8 Swimming Milestones You Will Never Forget

Here are 8 common milestones that every competitive swimmer will pass during their journey within the sport.

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Why the Breaststroke Kick Speed Drill Matters

Having great speed in breaststroke kick is one of the techniques that led Olympian Rebecca Soni to gold medals in the Beijing and London Olympics.

USMS Tabs Dawson Huges as New CEO

The USMS Board of Directors has selected Dawson Hughes to be Masters Swimming’s new chief executive officer. Hughes joins USMS from the Orange Bowl Committee, where he served as vice president of business development.

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