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How to Improve your Stress Management In Swimming

As we near the end of the academic year, swimming is just beginning to pick up steam. Preparing for final exams and projects can be difficult when swimmers need to travel for competitions and focus on racing.

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Why High School and Masters Swimming Coaches are using USRPT (Video Series)

High School Swim Coach Amy Webb describes their implementation of USRPT with the Fairview HS Boys Swim Team in Boulder, CO.

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Contest: Tell us the Funkita print you love and you could win a Free Giveaway through SwimOutlet.com

Aussie swimwear label Funkita has released a whole new print range and we’ve got an exciting giveaway through US retail partner SwimOutlet.com to celebrate the launch.

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3 Tips for Competition Travel

When athletes travel, external factors in the travel day can be disruptive to their meet preparation. The elite athlete takes steps to minimize any negative impact from traveling—whether or not the day goes as planned. Here are a few tips to help you travel smoothly for a competition.

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Jeff Julian, Reviewing Your Process: The Next Step

With the primary part of their short course championship season gone, Rose Bowl Aquatics head coach Jeff Julian has now shifted his focus to “reviewing the process.”

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5 Things to Do After a Bad Race

You touch the wall, look up at the clock, and you’re met with disappointment. That wasn’t the time you trained for. That wasn’t the time that you put all of your effort into. So now what? Here are five things to do after a bad race…

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Rising Star Coaches named to the USA National Junior Team Camp Staff

USA Swimming today announced the staff selected to guide next month’s National Junior Team Camp, which is slated for April…

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The 5 Stages of Recovery from a Swimming Injury

#2 COMMIT – “Commit not only to your rehab program, but commit to coming back to the sport. Without looking at the end goal the days of rehab to follow will be ten fold harder.”

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Dolfin Swimwear Hires Coach Steve Farnau to Direct Promotions Efforts

“Steve’s got a natural presence that embodies the Dolfin spirit – we’re fun, we’re professional, and we live in water.” says Matt Zimmer, Director of Brand Development.

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If you swam and now suffer from Halux Valgus or Hammer Toe, read this Olympic Testimonial

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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Coach’s Intel: Brown University’s “Bruno Strong” Distance Set

FEATURED IMAGE: That’s the tattoo of former Clemson swimmer Chris Dart. Now Chris is the Assistant Men’s Coach at Brown University, and for our enjoyment he’s sharing the “Bruno Strong” Distance Set.

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Swim With Leila: Freestyle with Breaststroke Arms Video

Swim coach and former National Team swimmer Leila Vaziri shares the next installment in her video series, this time demonstrating freestyle with breaststroke arms.

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5 Tips for Breathing Every Two Effectively and the Breathing Patterns of 5 Olympians

Olympic Champion Josh Davis: “I find it interesting that a lot of swimmers do breathing patterns different from what the World and American record holders do.”

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Coach’s Intel: David Marsh on Coaching SwimMAC Elite

In this SwimMAC Carolina team video, Head Coach and SwimMAC Carolina CEO, David Marsh, answers a young age grouper’s loaded question…

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3 Steps to a More Explosive Relay Start

There are many styles to a relay start. Power and reaction time are critical to all of them. Let’s take a look at the top 3 things you can do to sharpen your relay start.

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