Jesse Vassallo

Why You Should Use D-BAND™ Training To Help Build Core Strength

Coaches and swimmers love working with the D-BAND because it can be used in creative ways to work on all four swimming strokes.

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Teams Helping Teams

Our hearts go out to everyone affected and displaced by this unprecedented run of storms this fall. As many of you know, the system of hurricanes that hit the Gulf Coast, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Florida have had a devastating impact.

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PASA Adopts Swim Team In Hurricane-Torn Puerto Rico

The sport of swimming is often said to foster tight-knit communities, and sometimes those communities stretch around the globe.

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D-BAND™ Training Device Helps Build Upper Body and Core Strength

The D-BAND™ is worn around the ankles, holding the feet and legs together while swimming, to eliminate kicking.

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10 Oldest Long Course U.S. NAG records still on the books

With the next month or so likely to bring with it a healthy wave of new National Age Group (NAG) records, SwimSwam decided to take a look at the current record book for the oldest NAGs on record.

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Race Video: Michael Andrew 100m Free 13-14 NAG Record, 51.30

Andrew swam a 51.30 in the 100 long course meter freestyle, which broke Noel Strauss’ 1987 record of 51.59. Strauss, you will recall, was the Jr. National Champion in the 50 free at just 13 years old.

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