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Swimmers can get Zealous at Aqua Shop

Aqua Shop is excited to announce the arrival of the Fashion Swimwear brand Zealous as part of its product offerings.

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Swim Job: TYR Sport Seeks South Midwest Sales Representative

TYR Sport, a leading edge sports performance apparel manufacturer and proud sponsor of many elite professional triathletes and competitive swimmers has an opportunity for a Rocky Mountain Sales Representative.

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Swim Job: TYR Sport Seeks Sports Promotions Representative

The TYR Sports Promotions Representative position is to support all promotional needs for swimming, diving and water polo teams and athletes.

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Swim Training: Try This Backstroke Set With Kickboard & Paddles

Swim Training courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam partner. Featured image courtesy of Mike Lewis: Jason Dunford  Agility Paddles are an…

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Fran Halsall and Roberto Pavoni star at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Halsall, 24, will be competing in the 50m and 100m freestyle, 50m butterfly, 4x100m freestyle relay and 4x100m medley relay.

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Swim Training: In Defense of Drills

Gary Hall Sr.: “Since it takes place in a medium some 800 times denser than air, swimming could arguably claim to be the most technique-sensitive sport out there.”

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Swim stars Alicja Tchórz and Filip Zaborowski sign with FINIS

Filip Zaborowski is one of the best young distance swimmers in the world. At 20 years of age, his time of 7:55.65 in the Men’s 800m Freestyle has put him into the top-20 on the FINA World Rankings

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Burning Skin or Itching at Swim Meets

“Unfortunately for the swimmers, chlorine side-effects are the worst at swim meets. Because of increased chlorine, swimmers are exposed to higher levels of chlorine during meets.”

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3 Ways to Improve Your Relay Starts in Swimming

Racing in a group of 4 teammates is the closest swimming gets to feeling like a true team sport. In order to succeed, relay members need to not only have flawless starts, but also perfect timing with their teammate’s finish.

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Swim Training: How to Gain a Balanced Underwater Kick

A key ingredient of a successful underwater kick is a proper coordination between the movements of the head, chest, hips and feet. Without a balance between all movements of the body a swimmer sacrifices speed, strength and efficiency in underwater kicking.

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Blucore introduces “Gene Pool” Sponsorship Program

Swimming News courtesy of Blucore, a SwimSwam partner. Blucore, the company behind the new posture training tool, the Corsuit, has…

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5 sessions, 5 suits. Do you switch suits to suit your session?

Do you mix it up or keep it consistent through the week?

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3 Ways to Improve your Breath Control

All swimmers can benefit from improving their breath control—whether it helps you hold your head down in the final meters of a race or it enables you to go further underwater off each wall.

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How to achieve Early Vertical Forearm

Brian Bolster, Head Coach of Osprey Aquatics, wanted to tackle the issue of Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) and succeeded spectacularly with the development of the Bolster Paddles.

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3-time Olympian and Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend extends agreement with A3 Performance

Townsend is an 8-time NCAA Champion, World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian and an Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400-meter Freestyle Relay at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

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