Training

Coach’s Intel: Paul Silver of the Marlins of Raleigh Drops Two Workouts

Paul Silver of the Marlins of Raleigh shares two sets his athletes perform during aerobic and lactate weekly cycles.

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Portsmouth Researcher Gives a New Twist on “Breath Control”: Inspiratory Muscle Fatigue

A researcher at POrtsmouth University in the UK has found a new set of muscles for elite swimmers to focus on. (Above: Nora McCullagh)

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What To Do When You Can’t Get In The Pool

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.

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Eastern States Swim Clinic Registration Deadline Extended to Oct 11

The Eastern States Swim Clinic has a great lineup of Olympic swimmers and coaches, including Mike Bottom (featured image), David Marsh, Todd Schmitz, Ian Crocker and Kate Zielger.

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Coach’s Intel: Heartland Aquatics Erik Wiken Shares His Favorite Set

In today’s Coach’s Intel Erik Wiken from Heartland Aquatics shares one of his favorite sets.

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Injury Prevention & the Forearm Fulcrum

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.

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How to Employ Perfect Pace Work In Swimming

SwimSwam contributor Chris O’Linger is an assistant coach at the University of the Incarnate Word. Pace is a term swim coaches…

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Coach’s Intel: Marc Danin of Islander Aquatics an Underwater Work Set

Marc Danin shares a fast and fun pre-main set to help improve your swimmers underwater work and streamlines.

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The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Athletes

What’s something you can do in this upcoming year to become your best self in the water?

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Six Olympians Headline Fantasy Camp with 15 Olympic Medals Represented

Olympic icon and masters swimming world record holder, Rowdy Gaines, joins Olympic Champions Ricky Berens, Janet Evans, Garrett Weber-Gale, Gold Medal Mel Stewart and Olympic Coach David Marsh to host the most exclusive Fantasy Swim Camp in history.

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Fifteen Meters of Fame: Analysis and Development of Underwater Dolphin Kicking

Many programs are consistent with their work on dynamic movements for underwater specificity, vertical kicking, and monofins (Arnold, 2011), but at the University of the Incarnate Word, we are introducing new hypoxic drills to ensure our athletes are working toward mastering their “Fifteen meters of fame.”

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Coach’s Log: Broken 500s with Eddie Reese

6 time Olympic Coach, Eddie Reese talks to Garrett McCaffrey about one of the sets he’s thrown at the Texas Longhorns this fall.

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Coach’s Intel: James Smith of the Myrtle Beach Riptides Shares a Mid-Season Aerobic Workout

Myrtle Beach Riptides CEO and head coach James Smith shares a mid-season aerobic workout.

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New Dolfin Platinum2 Colors Available for Pre-Order

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.

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Scott Morris Joins SwimSpray as Vice President of Sales

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.

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