When SwimSwam was in Raleigh shooting Practice + Pancakes with NC State, we also sat down with Braden Holloway to speak about recruiting at the college level
SwimSwam sat down with head coach Mark Gangloff to talk with him about his goals for his first season in North Carolina.
When SwimSwam visited Virginia Tech for Practice + Pancakes, we sat down with Sergio Lopez to see how he approaches working on technique with swimmers
before the arrival of Usain Bolt in the 100m and 200m dash, running had hit sort of a wall where sprinters weren’t getting much faster
Jonty Skinner is always concocting some new formula to think differently about swimming. If you haven’t heard his talk on Hydro Freestyle, check it out here.
Grevers broke down the 4 pillars of change he will be implementing that he thinks will make Mizzou stand out as a trail blazer among swimming schools.
There are hundreds of philosophies on how to optimally train a swimmer in the pool. There might be more theories on how best to train them outside the pool.
Training sprinters to be as fast as they possibly can comes in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and philosophies. For UVA head coach Todd DeSorbo, it means going as fast as you can. All the time.
Skinner calls the ideal freestyle technique “hydro freestyle”, and it is based on the idea of vaulting yourself over the water rather than pulling yourself through it
Matt Kredich is as much a student of swimming as he is a teacher
Joe comes from a power lifting background, and never swam competitively, giving him a unique perspective that many might think would hinder his coaching abilities with swimmers, but only seems to be improving them