Eney Jones

Taking 5 with Jordan Wilimovsky

Some swimmers are tough to catch up with in the water and on land. Jordan Wilimovsky is one such swimmer.

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Taking It from the Pool to the Sea

Eney Jones sat down with Mike Curley, the head coach of the Orlando Highlanders, at the Flowers Sea Swim in the Cayman Islands, to talk about his team’s trip to and performances at the open water competition.

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Swimming Technique: Spreading The Fingers

One secret to swimming faster is right at your fingertips – spread your fingers!

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Beauty and the Beast: Taking 5 with Haley Anderson

Haley Anderson was the first American woman to medal in Open Water. She won a silver medal in the 2012 Olympics in the 10k. Anderson also made the 2016 Olympic Team in Rio in the 10k.

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Doing The Math For Open Water Swim Racing

Swimming technique to me is an equation. S= D+P+L+T . Swimming = Depth + Power + Length + Tempo.

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Open Water Swim Sighting – Technique, Drills & Tips To Swim Straight

Your nemeses . . . . the sun, the waves, buoys too far apart or dropped by the pack; what should you do?

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Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust, The Art Of A Swim Taper

Eddie Reese the coach of The University of Texas just won his fourteenth NCAA Swimming title. When I asked him how you know if the taper is going to work, he responded, “You as the coach must believe, and if you believe, your swimmers will believe. The magic is in the belief”.

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Cross Over Swim Kick

We all know the standard 2 beat, 4 beat, and 6 beat kick. If you don’t, for every right and left pull you kick 2 or 4 or 6 times in correspondence to the arm strokes.

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Staying In The Game: Focus, Change & Not Staying The Same

Cross knowledge is as important to achieve excellence in athletic performance as cross training.

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Open Water Swimming Breathing Techniques

Swimming is the only sport where the coach yells at you for breathing, for actually taking in air or energy.

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How To Maintain Your Poise & Composure During A Swim Race

When open water gets rough . . . and it is not the water! “Ain’t that a kick in the head?”

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How To Train Your Autonomic Nervous System For Peak Performance

Our brain is a complex organ that manages to control each and every muscle of the body. Every movement, perception and reception of enormous amount of data is all done by the brain.

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Swimming Movement And Pressure: Tricks Of The Trade

Swimming is tough. It is the ultimate in multitasking. The integrity of the T, the shoulders and chest, stay stable.

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Swimming Virtuoso: Developing Finger Awareness, Position & Strength

“Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out is largely a matter of conscious choice and discipline.” Jim Collins, Author of Good to Great – husband of Joanne Ernst, 1985 Hawaiian Ironman Champion

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Open Water Swim V Formation Drafting

Scientists have always debated why birds fly in a V position. It makes flight easier and takes less effort.

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