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Olympic silver medalist Elizabeth Beisel signs endorsement with Speedo

Just over a month after graduating from the University of Florida, two-time U.S. Olympian Elizabeth Beisel has signed her first official endorsement deal, joining Speedo’s lineup of high-profile athletes.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: How to battle nerves before a big race

Olympic Champion Alyssa Anderson says battling nerves before your big race is very manageable if you do two simple things…

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Drills with Paddles: 5 Days of Swim Training Sets

For coaches and swimmers looking to improve timing and strength in the water, single arm drilling is a simple solution. Incorporating a single arm drill into each practice allows for technique-based drilling without sacrificing too much time on intervals.

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World’s Most Advanced Swim Workout & Training Platform To Launch at Swim.com

Swim.com launches into beta, bringing swimming one step closer to a future of constant connectivity and feedback.

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Training Spotlight: Reece Whitley, Crystal Keelan and Penn Charter Aquatic Club

Get an inside look at some of the training that has gone into 14-year-old Reece Whitley’s collection of breaststroking National Age Group records.

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Swim Training: How to ramp up your strength with dryland training

While there’s nothing as essential for swimming as water, there are plenty of ways you can improve your swimming performance without getting wet. For those athletes who have trouble getting to the pool as often as they might like, effective dry-land training can be a helpful fallback.

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Swim Training: How to Generate a More Powerful Catch

Building strength through swimming alone can be difficult. With proper strength training on land, and with resistance tools like stretch cords and parachutes in the water, swimmers will increase their power with each stroke.

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Swim Gear: Funky Trunks Launches Apex Performance Jammer

The APEX Performance Suits uses advanced waterproofing fabric to cut through the water.

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Ask Chloe Sutton

If you have any questions that you would to ask Chloe Sutton, just post to the comments here, Tweet @SwimSpray, post to SwimSpray’s Facebook, or email [email protected] with your question. SwimSpray will post the answers next week.

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Olympian and World Champion Alex Meyer to Appear at Open Water Select Camp

U.S. Olympian Alex Meyer will make an appearance at the Open Water Select Camp, which runs from June 10-14 at Lake Castaic in Santa Clarita, California.

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Swim Gear: Pace Pal clocks are perfect for swimmers to use on “test sets”

The right gear makes a huge difference in practice. What if you could carry your own portable pace clock to practice, your own personal pace clock that is also large enough to be seen from the deck or underwater in your lane?

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Mix up swim practice with the Tempo Trainer Pro and Foil Monofin

The TTP is a great way to incorporate precision into an array of otherwise routine sets. For instance, try using the TTP in conjunction with a Foil Monofin to tune into a controlled underwater kick.

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2014 USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camps Headlined by 8 Olympians and Olympic Coaches

The Youth Fantasy Camp will feature coaches David Marsh and Todd Schmitz, current National Team athlete Anthony Ervin, and swimming icon Mel Stewart. The Adult Fantasy Camp will feature coach Bruce Gemmel, current National Team athlete Nathan Adrian, and swimming icons Rowdy Gaines and Debbie Meyer.

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Improve Swimmer Hip Rotation, Symmetry and Rhythm with the Tech Toc

As most swimmers and coaches know, improving stroke efficiency often requires precise technique correction that calls for private instruction, underwater filming, but most of all, TIME.

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Brain-based movement learning for swimmers – TED x Video

Sean Hutchison, former U.S. Olympic coach and the inventor of IKKOS, explains his patented, brain-based movement learning system.

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