The U.S. Masters Swimming Summer Nationals have yielded a slew of national and world records over four days in Minneapolis.
95-year old Willard “Wink” Lamb wasted no time obliterating the 1500 record, which had been in place since 1999.
A bad breakout can easily transform a good turn into a….not-so-good one. There are several important elements to performing a great freestyle breakout.
60-year-old Jim Ritter set a new Masters World Record at Miami University (Ohio) on June 17. His historic race in…
With water being some 800 times denser than air, the frontal drag forces that slow swimmers down come into play at much slower speeds than all other sports on land.
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Learn more about head position in backstroke by watching the Race Club swimisode featuring World Champion backstroker, Junya Koga.
One of the most common mistakes I see in backstroke is with the pulling motion. Most backstrokers pull with an arm that is relatively straight, as if the arm were an oar pulling through the water.
In this Race Club #swimisode, Coach Gary Hall teaches the proper distance one should maintain between feet both side to side and back to front on the modern swimming starting block.
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Two World Records and five Italian Records arrived after almost 1,200 races of 640 athletes (over 700 subscribers) who came…
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Elite freestylers, such as Michael Phelps, Sun Yang or Katie Ledecky, create a noticeable surge in speed with the head down right after the breath, accompanied by a strong propulsive kick.
Lochte took down the Masters National Record with a 47.71, breaking the former mark of 47.77 done by fellow U.S. Olympic champion Matt Grevers 2 years ago.
Still banned from this summer’s World Championships, American Ryan Lochte is still getting in some racing via Masters Nationals this weekend.