Training

FINIS Set of the Week: Never Miss Leg Day

As a coach, I have a hard time striking a healthy balance with kick sets – it can feel like all or nothing. As a solution to this, I’ve been using fin work to drive the intensity, without relying on crazy intervals to demand effort.

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How to Get Started with Mental Training This Season

Looking to get started with mental training but don’t know where to start? Here’s a 3-point plan for getting seriously mentally…

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5 Little Commitments You Can Make in Practice Today

Consistency with your commitment is jet fuel for your goals in the water. Here’s some ideas for picking up the commitment habit.

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1086 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

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Swimming Specific Performance Screen

As a coach or a swimmer, you spend a lot of time trying to perfect your stroke, your strategy, and your performance. However, when is the last time you popped the hood on your movement quality and really assessed what is going?

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10 Things Swimmers Can Do for Exceptional Team Culture

A swim team’s culture can boost your chances of success in the water just as easily as it can hold you back. Here’s how you, the elite-minded swimmer, can do your part to create exceptional team culture.

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Coach, I Lost My Rhythm

There is a saying in swimming that is almost a myth: “Feel for the water”. Even though there is no single definition for this saying, it seems that everyone involved in swimming automatically understand what is stands for.

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The sweepstakes is open to U.S. residents over age 18. You still have time to win. Valid entries will be accepted through August 31, 2018.

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1076 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

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Shouts from the Stands: Not Tired

Few could understand how an incredible team atmosphere was built on the two words – “NOT TIRED.”

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The Struggle is Real: Balancing Swimming & Academics

Another school year is rolling, which means the eternal struggle of balancing swimming and school is upon you again. Here are 6 tips for overcoming the struggle.

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FINIS Set of the Week: IM Training for the Freestyler

Sometimes IM training isn’t what you want, but it’s exactly what you need. So this week, IM is a means of building speed, agility and endurance for the mid-distance/distance freestyler.

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To be a Great Coach, Be Inquisitive

Historically, some of the greatest coaches in the sport of swimming were also the most inquisitive. They never stopped questioning.

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10 Things That Have Nothing to Do With Talent

Much is made about having lots of talent. But talent alone doesn’t make champion swimmers. And it’s something you also don’t control. Here’s what to focus on instead.

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5 things I learned from USA Swimming National Championships

On the return to “desk -life” from the “deck-life” after a week in Irvine, CA, watching US Swimming Nationals, I reflected on five life-long and valued lessons that swimming has imparted to me.

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