Masters

6 Things You Can Learn From An Age Group Swimmer

Maturing as a swimmer is great. As you get older, you figure out your best events, make your best friends in the sport, develop your race strategies, and discover which type of coaching style works best for you. But that doesn’t mean you won’t ever feel wistful for your days as an age group swimmer.

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What are the Peaks and Troughs of the Stroke Cycle?

Once we understand how important it is to obey the law of inertia in the water, how do we really know if we are?

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5 Ways to Get the Most of Your Swim Practices

High caliber swimmers know they gotta make the most of what they are given. Here are 5 tips for pulling the most from your swim practices.

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3 Reasons Why Stretching for Race Recovery is a Must

During competitions, stretching can be a particularly useful way to accelerate post-race recovery and improve pre-race warm ups with minimal exertion. (Featured image: Natalie Coughlin)

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The 8 Swim Parents You See at Your Local Swim Meets

Here are 8 swim parents that you have probably encountered at your local swim meet.

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A Conversation with Adham Abdelmegid, Pan Arab Games Champion

Adham has been swimming since the age of 4, is an accomplished world class athlete, with international victories at competitions such as the Pan Arab Games or the Islamic Solidarity Games, and national records under his belt.

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How To Finesse Your Freestyle

What does finesse mean with respect to swimming fast? Gary Hall Sr., Technical Director and Head Coach of The Race Club, dives deep on this topic.

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5 Ways to Get Your Swimming Goals Back on Track

We all experience ruts and droughts with our swimming. Here are 5 ways to get things back on track.

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10 Power Quotes for Swimmers

Take your swimming to the next level with 10 power quotes for swimmers.

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A Conversation with Rob Butcher, President and CEO of Swim Across America

In January, Rob will be embarking on his next swimming journey as the new President and CEO of Swim Across America, the most successful swimming-related non-profit that raises money for cancer research, prevention and treatment.

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How to do a Perfect Backstroke Start – Video

World Champion Junya Koga shows us both the incorrect and correct feet positioning while Gary Hall Sr. explains why correct feet positioning matters in the start, launch and entry.

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Masters Motivation: 3 ways to maintain your focus

Laura Val is one of the best masters swimmers in the world. So much so that she owns every world record in her current age group. Here Laura shares her three key tips on longevity and motivation.

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Australian Masters Swimming Nationals: An American Perspective

Swimming is a big deal in Australia and Masters events are no exception. Masters Swimming Australia recently opened up online registration for the 41st National Championships, to be held from April 21st – 24th, 2016 in Melbourne.

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15 Reasons to be Thankful for Swimming

#4 is the Swimmer Appetite, #5 is College Swimming and #11 is Nathan Adrian! We stopped at 15, but we could’ve gone on forever. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

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Fun and Fast Swimming for Masters at Sprinting Turkey Classic

No turkeys at the Sprinting Turkey Classic swim meet hosted by Nashville Aquatic Club’s Masters swim team—just a lot of fun and fast swimming.

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