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FASTER Finds Free Speed for Swimmers, Cyclists, and Runners

Astronautical engineer and triathlon journalist Jim Gourley explores the forces at play in the swim-bike-run sport to find techniques and tweaks that earn new speed at no cost. He offers science-based guidance on faster methods and effective gear that’s actually worth an upgrade. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpicture)

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Berens, Evans, Marsh, Gaines & Weber-Gale Headline USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp

The USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp is a star-studded weekend of swim fan fun. It’s open to swimmers of all abilities who want to rub shoulders with Olympic Champions like Ricky Berens, Janet Evans, Rowdy Gaines, Garrett Weber-Gale, and coach David Marsh. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Coach’s Intel: Casey Charles of the Freshly Minted East Carolina Gators Shares a Broken 400IM Set

Casey Charles, head coach and CEO of the newly formed East Carolina Aquatics shares a set designed to build 400IM speed (Photo: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Swimming Tips: Catch More Water, Earlier

Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) is a position that is a critical to fast swimming across the board. EVF is most often considered to be the “front end” of the stroke, or the start of the pull or catch. (Image courtesy of FINIS)

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Coach’s Intel: Jonathan Lau Shares a Specialized Breaststroke Set

Jonathan Lau of Lindenwood University shares a specialized set that was created for their 200m breaststroke record holder, Alysa Coleman. (Photo: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Coach’s Intel: Wheeler Tigersharks Head Coach Rachel King Shows How to Mix Fun with Limited Pool Space

Wheeler Tigersharks head coach Rachel King shares a set that is designed to make the most of limited pool space while also being fun. (Photo: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Coach’s Intel: UCONN head coach Bob Goldberg shares his favorite set

UCONN head coach Bob Goldberg shares a simple pyramid set in today’s Coach’s Intel.

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WAC’s Harold Baker Shares His Favorite Distance Set

Harold Baker, founder and head coach of Williamsburg Aquatic Club shares a weekly distance set he does with his swimmers from the beginning of the season right thru till taper. (Photo: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Brent Rushall, Mastermind of Ultra Short Race Pace Training, Headlines ISCA Coaches Clinic

The man who developed the training used by Michael Andrew, among others, will be lecturing at the International Swim Coaches’ Association. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Coach’s Intel: PRO Swimming’s Luke Stocker Shares a Speed Endurance Set

PRO Swimming’s Luke Stocker shares a speed endurance set that is easily adaptable (Photo: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Coach’s Intel: Northfield Swim Club’s Gunnar Teigen Shares a Couple Sets

Gunnar Teigen of Northfield Swim Club shares two different sets in today’s Coach’s Intel. (Photo: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Coach’s Intel: SMAC’s Erik Collins Shares One of His All Time Favorite Sets

SMAC’s Erik Collins shares a set that helps swimmers develop a monster back-half on their stroke 200’s. (Photo credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Coach’s Intel: Billy Howard of Med City Aquatics Drops a Sprint Breaststroke Set

Billy Howard of Med City Aquatics shares a set that sprint breaststrokers are sure to love. (Photo: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Coach’s Intel: Jim Halliburton Shares a Great Set for Team Building

Coach’s Intel: Jim Halliburton Shares a Great Set for Team Building.

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