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Swim Training: Challenge The Norm of Underwater Kicking

This week, challenge yourself to branch out from the typical underwater kick set, usually involving some combination of fins and endless 25s.

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Mare Nostrum: a swimmer’s perspective

Sophie: “I’d compare Mare Nostrum to the Diamond League for athletics, a series of three competitions in three different places all linked together, attracting athletes from around the world.”

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Adidas Enters The Competitive Swimming Market in the United States

For over 80 years, the adidas® brand has been an influential part of the world of sports, on every level. We are excited to announce that adidas® has officially entered the competitive swim world in the United States.

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TYR Sport Unveils New Active Lifestyle Swim Line – Photo Vault

Catering to fitness enthusiasts and adventurists, TYR SPORT Active Lifestyle swimsuits are ideal for yoga, paddle boarding, surfing and all things outdoors.

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Swim Job: The Swim Exchange Seeks Team Sales Representative

Duties are to educate aquatics teams on our Team Outfitting Solutions. We provide a unique online ordering solution for teams allowing parents online access to team merchandise that also raises funds for the team.

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Olympic silver medalist Elizabeth Beisel signs endorsement with Speedo

Just over a month after graduating from the University of Florida, two-time U.S. Olympian Elizabeth Beisel has signed her first official endorsement deal, joining Speedo’s lineup of high-profile athletes.

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Drills with Paddles: 5 Days of Swim Training Sets

For coaches and swimmers looking to improve timing and strength in the water, single arm drilling is a simple solution. Incorporating a single arm drill into each practice allows for technique-based drilling without sacrificing too much time on intervals.

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Swim Training: How to ramp up your strength with dryland training

While there’s nothing as essential for swimming as water, there are plenty of ways you can improve your swimming performance without getting wet. For those athletes who have trouble getting to the pool as often as they might like, effective dry-land training can be a helpful fallback.

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Swim Gear: Funky Trunks Launches Apex Performance Jammer

The APEX Performance Suits uses advanced waterproofing fabric to cut through the water.

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Ask Chloe Sutton

If you have any questions that you would to ask Chloe Sutton, just post to the comments here, Tweet @SwimSpray, post to SwimSpray’s Facebook, or email [email protected] with your question. SwimSpray will post the answers next week.

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Swim Gear: Pace Pal clocks are perfect for swimmers to use on “test sets”

The right gear makes a huge difference in practice. What if you could carry your own portable pace clock to practice, your own personal pace clock that is also large enough to be seen from the deck or underwater in your lane?

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Mix up swim practice with the Tempo Trainer Pro and Foil Monofin

The TTP is a great way to incorporate precision into an array of otherwise routine sets. For instance, try using the TTP in conjunction with a Foil Monofin to tune into a controlled underwater kick.

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Improve Swimmer Hip Rotation, Symmetry and Rhythm with the Tech Toc

As most swimmers and coaches know, improving stroke efficiency often requires precise technique correction that calls for private instruction, underwater filming, but most of all, TIME.

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Brain-based movement learning for swimmers – TED x Video

Sean Hutchison, former U.S. Olympic coach and the inventor of IKKOS, explains his patented, brain-based movement learning system.

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Blucore introduces the Corsuit

For over three years now, swimmers have struggled to reach the times set during the era of the Supersuit. Now Blucore is doing something about it, with the release of the Corsuit.

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