This week a few of our team here in southern California hit the cool waters of the La Jolla Cove…
Season’s greetings from Dolfin! We have compiled a list of our Favorite Things for this Holiday season. Swimmers love to receive new swimming equipment, gear, and swimwear and what better way than to get the highest quality products at the most reasonable prices on the market.
Swimming with large, bulky paddles puts strain on the shoulder joint and can damage or wear down the swimmer over longer intervals of training. Overuse or any incorrect stroke mechanics over thousands of repetitions is a proven recipe for injury and loss of efficiency in training.
Auburn Head Coach Brett Hawke takes us through an early season sprint set.
After four years of swimming nearly every practice in a reverse circle pattern, I’ve gotten used to life on the left lane line. However, when I brought my training pattern to a new team, the first question I heard was “Why?”
Courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam Partner. Featured Swimming Photo: Anthony Ervin, Olympic Champion. The Agility Paddles have been a huge success since…
Your head position may be a major factor keeping you from becoming the best swimmer you can be.
Utah Head Coach Joe Dykstra and his assistant Jonas Persson sit down to talk about a morning sprint set with SwimSwam’s Garrett McCaffrey.
“An often asked question is whether strength training is safe for young athletes. According to the Mayo Clinic and many other sources, the answer is a resounding Yes! but with a few important caveats…”
Finding and maintaining a consistent tempo while swimming breaststroke is the cornerstone for an efficient stroke. One way to achieve this optimal stroke tempo for breaststroke is to use the Tempo Trainer Pro. (Featured Image: Anthony Ervin, Olympic Champion)
Jon Urbanchek, a legendary coach, is best known for his 22 years as Head Coach at University of Michigan, and…
Tom Luchsinger, World Championships Team Member in the 200 meter butterfly, won the 200 yard butterfly at the Minnesota Grand…
Is your approach to competitive swimming as a coach, athlete or parent out of the mainstream? Do you think differently…outside the box? Then consider your perspective to what Coach Ray Bussard injected into the sport during his relatively short, 21-year coaching career.
The USA Swimming Foundation’s Fantasy Camp included six Olympic hosts and a full immersion experience into Olympic Training Center life.