Training

Swim Coach Confidential: Chapman University’s Dennis Ploessel

Ploessel’s favorite quote: “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.”

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7 Decades of Dolfin Swimwear – Photo Vault History

In celebration of Dolfin’s 75th anniversary the industry-leading brand launches a new logo and tagline. See Dolfin’s start in the 1940s, and how they have succeeded over the last seven decades.

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For the Love of Swimming

Former DI swimmers live the entrepreneurial dream in the sport they love.

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Neuroplasticity: 6 Success Strategies to Change Your Brain

#2 – Remember, in detail, the best races or practices you have ever had.

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Integrate High Elbow Catch with Proper Body Rotation

Swim Training is courtesy of VASA, a SwimSwam partner. Two of the most essential elements of a fast, efficient Freestyle…

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3 Steps to a Better Holiday Training Camp

This time of year will push athletes to their highest fitness level as they head into competition season in the new year. Let’s discuss a few strategies to maximize your holiday training.

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Speedo’s Bullet Head Snorkel Hits the Water with A Fresh Look

Cullen Jones. “Speedo’s new Bullet Head Snorkel is super comfortable, with a low profile, stable design that is designed especially for us sprinters.”

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Not Your Average Kickboard: The Kiefer Core Board

Kiefer’s Core Board brings new variety to training in an alien looking shape that is fueled by functionality.

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6 Things You Need To Survive Holiday Training

Hell week is quickly approaching, the week between Christmas and New Years when swimmers do a month’s worth of training in five long, difficult days. Here’s what you’re going to need to get through it…

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Dolfin Gains Momentum in Swimwear Market, Launching Brand’s New Look

Dolfin President/CEO Jim Korth: “The transition from the old logo to the new one is very symbolic to our growth within the swimwear market. We’re extremely proud of our legacy and company values we’ve stood by for nearly 75 years.”

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5 Steps For Swim Coaches To Empower and Motivate Swimmers and Students

One of the biggest challenges for educators and coaches over the past several years has been finding proven methods for engaging young people in creating self-direction, and empowering them to overcome the obstacles in their lives.

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5 Ways to Shake Pre-Race Jitters

#2 – Visualize. Visualize. Visualize.

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How Fast Will You Swim in 2015?

It seems a little surreal to write that number—after all, where did 2014 actually go? With the inevitable turning of…

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3 Proven Ways to Develop and Support Motivation

How do we move from wanting or desiring to reach a goal to taking action in order to get it? In other words, what are the best ways for us to motivate ourselves, or to motivate others?

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