Training

World’s 1st Shark Repelling Wetsuit (Warning: Dramatic Footage)

Open water athletes, surfers and recreational swimmers with a fear of being eaten have a new line of defense against their fears, a new shark deterent technology for wetsuits.

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The Swimmer Calendar is Hot With Swim Stars and Behind the Scenes Video

SwimMAC Elite Madison Kennedy climbs the robe upside down! Yep! She does it flawlessly…just horsing around during “The Swimmer Calendar” photo shoot. (Courtesy of Andrew Day)

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Rise and Swim, Greatest Psych Up Video in Swimming

Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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The Training and Development of Alicia Coutts

Alicia Coutts was Australian the darling of the Olympics in London winning five medals; gold in the 4 x 100 freestyle relay, silver in the 200 IM, 4 x 100 medley relay and 4 x 200 freestyle relay and bronze in the 100 butterfly (photo credit Swimming Australia / Delly Carr)

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+ POOL Wants to Build a 50 Meter Pool in NYC’s East River

This is one of those crazy ideas that might just work.

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Peter Verhoef New Assistant Coach at Queens University, Video Interview

Peter Verhoef has been hired as an assistant at Queens University in Charlotte, as head swim coach Jeff Dugdale has been promoted to Director of Aquatics. The university felt that this position was vital with the completion of the university’s new Levine Center. (Image courtesy of Queens University)

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Dolfin Uglies Make Your Practice Perfect

Year after year, season after season, swimmers across the country continue to get excited about Dolfin Uglies and they cannot wait to get their hands on the new prints

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Garmin Swim Watch SwimSwam Review Presented by All American Swim Supply

My old friend and swimswam partner, Keith Haden, president of All American Swim Supply, sent me this unit to test out.

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FINIS Updates Stroke Lab Video Software: New iPhone App, Dual Player Comparison

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products, announces the latest update to their Stroke Lab video software. Stroke Lab is a web-based training tool used by coaches and teams for video analysis and technique improvement. (Photo courtesy of FINIS)

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CATS Aquatics Team: The Swim Team Store Spotlight

Our philosophy is simple! We want a club that teaches the importance of learning the value of hard work and dedication in a team atmosphere. We pride ourselves on not only having great swimmers but swimmers who excel at anything that they do.

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Butterfly Drill Week With Da Yoopers

This swimming video was produced and edited by SwimSwam contributor, Kelly McCommons. The YMCA of Marquette County Killer Whales tackles…

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Swimming Obstacle Course, A Wildcat Challenge

Matthew Williams, Head Coach of YMCA of Marquette County, challenged the Northern Michigan University Wildcat Swim team to take in a fun and creative approach to their workout routine while their pool is under going repairs. (Photo & Video Credit: Kelly McCommons)

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Hanging with the pack in open water swimming

Here’s another great bit of open water swimming advice in our “train with Trent” series. Trent Grimsey holds the fast time for the English Channel crossing and has amassed an impressive resume that includes a FINA grand prix series title. Photo: Mike Lewis, OlaVistaPhotography.com

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The Key to “Easy” Fly

There is a considerable degree of difficulty associated with Butterfly, but poor technique can often be attributed to incorrect coaching methods.

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FINIS Installs Endless Pool For New Product Testing and Video Analysis

“As a technical swimming company, it seems only natural to have a pool,” said Mark Stephens, VP of Product Development and Marketing.

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