Masters

Learn Dolphin Kick Freestyle – Michael Phelps swim technique (VIDEO)

Michael Phelps uses this technique. The dolphin kick freestyle was also used by Olympic Champion Michael Klim from Australia, in the final meters of his leadoff 100m freestyle on the relay at the 2000 Olympic Games.

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New Events Added to 2017 FINA World Masters Championships

Two new diving events will be featured at the 2017 World Masters Championships.

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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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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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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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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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Olympic Icon Aaron Peirsol’s Love Affair with Water – Rich Roll Podcast

Aaron Peirsol gets the Rich Roll treatment, nearly two and half hours of conversation on the swim life, love of water, mentorship and the importance of sustainability & passion.

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Swim Job: South Jersey Aquatic Club seeks Head Masters Coach

The South Jersey Aquatic Club has existed for over 15 years in New Jersey. The program looks to provide the best aquatic experience through our lesson programs, age group team, aquatic exercise classes, and our masters team.

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