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3 Ways to Improve Your Kick

Kicking can be your secret weapon if you focus on developing it. Whether it comes naturally to you or not, a strong kick will help you close your races hard.

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World Records fall at Sarasota Masters Bumpy Jones Classic

Multiple world records were broken* at the Bumpy Jones Classic, held at the Selby Aquatic Center in Sarasota, Fla., June…

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Speedo USA Partners with the American Red Cross

As part of the new partnership, SPEEDO and the Red Cross will also work together to develop new, unique products with the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council.

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University of Louisville Professor Johnmann To Swim The English Channel

The first man to swim the English Channel, unassisted and observed, was Matthew Webb, who completed the swim from to Dover Calais on August 25, 1875 in a time of 21 hours, 45 minutes.

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Swim Job: Florida Gulf Coast University Seeks Assistant Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach

Established in 1997, FGCU continues to expand academic offerings, which currently include 51 undergraduate, 28 master’s, one specialist and two doctoral programs.

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TYR Sport Unveils New Active Lifestyle Swim Line – Photo Vault

Catering to fitness enthusiasts and adventurists, TYR SPORT Active Lifestyle swimsuits are ideal for yoga, paddle boarding, surfing and all things outdoors.

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Swim Job: The Swim Exchange Seeks Team Sales Representative

Duties are to educate aquatics teams on our Team Outfitting Solutions. We provide a unique online ordering solution for teams allowing parents online access to team merchandise that also raises funds for the team.

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Clocks Dedicated at Doty Memorial Mile Swim

Of the dedication ceremony, Massachusetts Open Water Swimming Association President Greg O’Connor says, “It feels good to see the open water swimming community give back to someone who gave so much of himself.”

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Drills with Paddles: 5 Days of Swim Training Sets

For coaches and swimmers looking to improve timing and strength in the water, single arm drilling is a simple solution. Incorporating a single arm drill into each practice allows for technique-based drilling without sacrificing too much time on intervals.

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Swim Job: Columbus Pool Management Seeks President and General Manager

The President and General Manager of Columbus Pool Management has overall responsibility for the operation of this Columbus company, including hiring, managing staff, opening pools, sales of contracts, customer service, and administration or have strong experience as a Head Swimming Coach.

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ISHOF Celebrates 100 Years of Water Safety – Video Feature

Swimming video feature is courtesy of the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF).

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How to Build a Triathlete

Elite triathlon coach Matt Dixon reveals the approach he has used to turn age-group triathletes into elite professionals and champions.

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Swim Training: How to ramp up your strength with dryland training

While there’s nothing as essential for swimming as water, there are plenty of ways you can improve your swimming performance without getting wet. For those athletes who have trouble getting to the pool as often as they might like, effective dry-land training can be a helpful fallback.

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Swim Training: How to Generate a More Powerful Catch

Building strength through swimming alone can be difficult. With proper strength training on land, and with resistance tools like stretch cords and parachutes in the water, swimmers will increase their power with each stroke.

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