Junya Koga

2017 Worlds Preview: Lacourt Hunts For Three-Peat In Men’s 50 Back

Camille Lacourt will look to three-peat in the men’s 50 back at the final meet of his career.

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Justin Ress Pulls off Upset with Championship Record 24.4 50 Back

On day 3 of the 2017 U.S. Nationals/World Championships Trials, Ress pulled off a slight upset over Olympic backstroke champions Matt Grevers and Ryan Murphy to win the 50 back and secure his spot on the World Championships Roster.

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Why Head Position In Backstroke Matters, Plus Two Drills For Head Position

Learn more about head position in backstroke by watching the Race Club swimisode featuring World Champion backstroker, Junya Koga.

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Guy Closes Japan Open With 51.5 100 Fly PB, Watanabe Goes 2:07.7

Great Britain’s James Guy closed out the Japan Open with a personal best 51.50 in the men’s 100 fly.

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Peaty Produces In-Season Sub-59, While Ikee Fires Off Another 1:56 2fr

Sub-59 second 1breast for world recorder holder Adam Peaty right after a training camp? No problem.

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British Vs Japanese At 2017 Japan Open Kicking Off May 18th

What kind of destruction will British world record holder Adam Peaty throw down in Tokyo this week?

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Create a thing of Beauty With Your Backstroke Start

A great backstroke start is a thing of beauty. I liken it to a dolphin leaping out of the water or David Boudia scoring a perfect 10 off of the 10-meter tower. You see no splash and hear no splash.

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How to Hyper-Streamline in Swimming instead of a Simple Streamline (VIDEO)

“The best streamline swimming position has become a center for controversy in swimming…”

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2017 Japanese Nats: Hagino Doubles, Junior World Records Fall on Day 3

Junior World Records toppled on day 3 of the Japan Swim 2017, as the marks were taken down in the men’s and women’s 200 fly.

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Teenager Ikee Leads Japan With 2 World C’ships Qualifying Times

16-year-old Rikako Ikee notched a new national record while topping the women’s 50m butterfly gold in Nagoya tonight.

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3 National Records Fall On Day 2 Of 2017 Japan Swim

Yashuhiro Koseki notched his 2nd victory at the 2017 Japan Swim, earning a 50m breaststroke national record in the process.

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Japan’s Junya Koga Snags 50 Back All Comers Record At NSW C’ships

29-year-old Junya Koga of Japan keeps up the speed, scoring a new All Comers Record in the men’s 50m backstroke while competing in Sydney.

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2017 NSW State Open C’ships: 5 Big Stories To Watch Down Under

Cate Campbell makes her return to racing in Sydney this weekend, taking on her sister, Bronte, among others at the 2017 NSW State Open Championships.

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Watanabe’s World Record Follow-up At Konami Open

Ippei Watanabe follows up his January World Record setting 200m breaststroke performance with an appearance at the Konami Open later this month in Tokyo.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Increase Your Core Strength (20 minute workout)

Follow Olympians in this 20 minute vinyasa yoga for swimmers focusing on core exercise.

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