The Wizard behind the “power” of CAL SWIMMING

  15 Chris Morgan | April 23rd, 2012 | News, Training

After dominating NCAA swimming for 2 years straight, CAL strength coach Nick Folker explains his ideas about swimming fast! (photo courtesy: Tim Binning /

This is a 2-part video with an interesting look into the mind of the Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Cal Men’s and Women’s swimming teams. Nick Folker explains his philosophy of “strength training” in general terms and more in depth in regards to the specific needs of the Cal Bear coaching staff. Nick was on Olympic Swimmer himself, participating at the 2000 Olympic Games for South Africa.


Chris Morgan is a swimming coach in search of the next pool, the next set, and the most creative workouts. Follow him on Twitter @swim4chris

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Where can you buy the Aquatic Strength California t-shirts?

Im at a loss where did I miss the “spy” from stanford and where was there collaborating between cal and stanford…seems odd:)


I think the guy doing the interview went to Stanford.

[email protected] would be a good compliment to this video.


About Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan has just recently moved back to the United States after a successful 14 year coaching carreer in Europe, primarily in Switzerland. Chris is currently the assistant coach at Harvard University working with the women's swimming and diving team. Chris began his career at Stanford University learning from one …

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