Swimming Australia

2016 Aquatic Super Series Preview

The Chinese and Japanese teams will have a hard time overcoming the talent and depth of the Australian team in Perth…

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McEvoy Outlines His Mathematical Approach to the 100 and 200 Freestyle

Australian Cameron McEvoy is not only an accomplished athlete, but he has used the same work ethic and commitment that has created success in the pool to excel in the classroom…

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Watch Hackett, Fraser-Holmes and Smith at Work in Miami (Video)

The following video contains highlights from the Miami Swimming Club’s practice on December 23rd…

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3-Time Olympic Medalist Christian Sprenger Retires 6 Months From Rio

Three-time Olympic breaststroke medalist Christian Sprenger has retired from competitive swimming, Swimming Australia announced on Thursday morning. He’s 30 years old…

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Watch St Peters Western at Work – Wilson, Larkin and McKeon (Video)

Watch highlights of St Peters Western’s practices from December 22nd and December 24th…

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Insights From an Afternoon on Deck with Denis Cotterell

It was clear that Cotterell’s knowledge was incredible, his wisdom was insightful and the strength of the connection he has with his swimmers is incredible…

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Yoga for Swimmers: How Madi Wilson Uses Yoga to Improve Her Swimming

World Championship medalist Madi Wilson feels a large part of her improvement over the last year has come from implementing of a consistent yoga practice…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Yoga with Mitch Larkin and Madi Wilson

Yoga teacher Tom Barton discusses his approach and how the athletes have embraced developing their own personal practices. This video includes clips from a yoga session taught by Barton which included Larkin and Wilson…

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Madi Wilson Discusses Her Tactics for the 100 Backstroke (Video)

In this video interview Madi Wilson discusses how she approaches the 100 backstroke, her focus on easy speed and how she allows herself to swim a relaxed race…

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Madi Wilson Discusses the Keys to Her Success in 2015 (Video)

In this interview Madi Wilson discusses the reasons for her breakout season in 2015 which include mental training, yoga, improving her self-belief and learning how to overcome unexpected obstacles…

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On Deck at St Peters Western – Partner Work with Michael Bohl (Video)

The following video shows excerpts from one of St Peters Western’s workouts while Michael Bohl shares his thoughts on partner work and resistance training in the water…

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Mitch Larkin Discusses His Success in 2015 (Video)

Mitch Larkin had as good of a year as any swimmer in 2015 winning double gold at the World Championships and breaking the short course world record in the 200 backstroke…

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World Championship Medalist Madi Wilson Offers Advice for Age Groupers (Video)

World Championship silver medalist Madi Wilson offers some valuable pieces of advice for age group swimmers…

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Mitch Larkin Offers Advice for Age Groupers Swimmers (Video)

World Champion Mitch Larkin shares a few pieces of advice for age group swimmers…

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Swimming Australia CEO Anderson Responds To Claim Kids Worked Too Hard

Mark Anderson, Swimming Australia CEO, responds to claims his organization “works kids too hard.”

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