Breaststroke is arguably the most difficult stroke to coach, whether your swimmers are new to the sport or have more experience. Having said that, a well executed breaststroke is a thing of beauty and is well worth the time spent perfecting it.
Great swimmers have an element of grace and fluidity to their strokes. Even if they are exerting a great amount of effort while racing towards the wall, their technique holds strong. They know, through countless hours of repetition in training, that the easiest way to swim fast is to maintain the most efficient form possible.
The new Reference Guide from FINIS includes training sets and information from world-renowned coaches and athletes.
Whether it’s swimmer’s ear, a foot in a cast, stitches or a skin infection, most swimmers have been stuck on the side of the pool at some point in their career. Here are some tips to keep yourself in swim-shape until you can get back in the water.
Swimming “the right way” also helps protect your joints from injury. Whether you swim once a month or swim every day, learning to swim correctly will enhance your experience and keep you healthy.
At Dolfin we believe everyone deserves the chance to swim fast and that is exactly what we had in mind when developing Platinum2 technical swimwear. Tested and Approved by top Olympic and National swimmers and coaches, the Platinum2 is exactly what an athlete needs to feel fast and be confident that they are wearing a suit that will allow them to race at their full potential.
SwimSpray, LLC reports that, earlier this month, Scott Morris joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Morris will support SwimSpray’s existing sales team by increasing distribution across swimming team dealers and swimming schools.
The FINIS Neptune is like no other waterproof MP3 on the market. Although it has been largely successful in nearly 70 countries around the world, many competitive swimmers and coaches are quick to write the Neptune off. Understanding the technology and the applications of Bone Conduction Audio during training will revolutionize the way swimmers perform in large blocks of training.
During the month of October, FINIS is issuing a special offer on the Pink Swimmer’s Snorkel. In addition to receiving their Snorkel, customers will receive a *FREE* Pink Mesh Gear Bag along with their order.
Rocket Science Sports designs a complete line of triathlon sporting wear and multi-sport accessories. The company’s products are based upon detailed scientific research and the application of engineering concepts. Products are specifically designed to maximize aero and hydro dynamics, durability, efficiency, and of course, style.
Senator John McCain is one elected representative who is undistracted by the looming government shutdown in less than two weeks. Instead Senator McCain is focussing on the important issues. And what could be more important than the LA Dodgers celebrating in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ pool?
Nero14, the latest technical racesuit from blueseventy, is set to dive into pools around the world from 1 January. Serving as the next generation suit to evolve from the experience of racing in finals in London last summer, nero14 has been body-fit tested by top swimmers, is made from seamless construction and is exceptionally compressive to reduce hydrodynamic drag and support muscular function.
Since coming on board with blueseventy, Adam Barrett has made his first British team and finished third at the British Championships. Adam now has his sights on qualifying for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next summer.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson got the best of his NFC West rival Colin Kaepernick with a 29-3 win over the 49ers, and he did it by relying heavily on his star running back, Marshawn Lynch. Although many factors go into exceptional performance on the field, this pair of stars both spend time in the pool. Could swimming be the Seahawk’s secret sauce?