The swimming “Report Card” touches on the many important factors that make for a great season.
Current coach and former National Team swimmer Leila Vaziri shares some tips on proper freestyle body position.
Swimming Video is courtesy of Nils Zätterström. From Nils: Swimrun is a growing sport in Sweden. You combine swimming and running and…
Phoenix Swim Club Strength Coach, Larry Arnold, takes you through the first 10 minutes of warm up for a Wednesday Dryland routine.
Underwater dolphin kicks can account for up to 60% of a race (in yards). There is a reason why swimmers are limited to 15 yards/meters of underwater dolphin kicks: they are faster than swimming on the water’s surface.
The impact of the new backstroke start wedges was immediately clear at Winter Nationals and SC Worlds.
5-time Olympic medalist, Josh Davis, has been training USRPT since last year. After hearing so much debate about this training method, he decided to try it himself. Listen to his results…
“One of the best!” That’s quite a statement, but that’s exactly right. Dr. Sam Freas, currently head swimming coach at…
Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian holds the American Record in the 100 yard free, 41.08.
You may have heard swim coaches use the term Hypoxic Training and wondered exactly what it meant. The literal definition means to swim with fewer breaths per length and so limit the supply of oxygen to your body.
Jeff Julian, the head coach of Rose Bowl Aquatics, has some wise words about training in the above video.
How can any dryland make you a better swimmer? Some great minds believe that there is no direct correlation between building strength on land and increased strength in the water. For the most part, I agree. But what about coordination?
BridgeAthletic is offering SwimSwam readers the ability to give the gift of an elite level strength program at a discount.
Indie Swimming: “With Christmas just ahead, it has caused us to reflect on things we are thankful for. With swimming being a big part of our family experience, we decided to list five things each that we appreciated about the USRPT approach to training.”
Day 4 of the AESC Pro-Am saw more fast swimming, including a pair of American Records. Nathan Adrian also continued his fast swimming with another victory. This one in the 100 freestyle