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SwimSpray: NCAA Championships to Open Water Challenges

“We’ve noticed that SwimSpray has recently sponsored a bunch of open water swims, including the Jim McDonnell Lake Swims, the Chris Green Lake Cable Swim, the Minnetonka Challenge, U.S. Masters 9+ Mile Open Water Championship, and The Tulsa Swim.”

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Go Strapless

Think back to the first time you put a paddle on your hand…

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Out of Africa…a story of 2 swimming brothers

For many swimming enthusiasts, even before the Beijing Olympics, there has been a noticeably slow–yet interesting rise of swimming stars…

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CAL “power” coach pt II – Nick Folker

  CAL’s Strength and Conditioning coach Nick Folker finishes up his discussions about AQUATIC STRENGTH. He discusses some of the…

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New Age of Video Analysis: Stroke Lab

FINIS Stroke Lab™ takes video analysis to the next step by providing an easier avenue for coaches and swimmers to store and share their videos.

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Oozing Chlorine at a Law Firm

I spent last week at Cornell University, giving a series of lectures on chemical patent law.  I also told SwimSpray’s…

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The Wizard behind the “power” of CAL SWIMMING

This is a 2-part video with an interesting look into the mind of the Strength and Conditioning Coach of the…

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Peter the Great, Part II (the rise of Dom and Jean)

Dominik Meichtry as well as Jean Basson were both educated under the TECHNIQUE based philosophy of Peter Williams
(Photo Courtesy: ©TimBinning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Peter the Great

Peter Williams is quite possibly the most interesting unknown coach out there…

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Survival of the Fittest

Philippe Lucas pushing his athletes to Olympic success in London

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Lactate Workout @ Phoenix Swim Club

I have one of the most beautiful facilities in the world as my coaching playground. Its’s lactate day with Garrett McCaffrey at Phoenix Swim Club.

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Getting to the Bottom of Stroke Rate: Tempo Trainer Pro

What is the optimum “stoke rate” pace that guarantees faster swimming? The great news is that FINIS has created the Tempo Trainer Pro, a waterproof metronome, to help swimmers and coaches find this answer.

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Training Talk with Jack Conger

What kind of training prepares a 16 year old to be a 4:17 in the 500 free and 19.8 in the 50? Not bad for a backstroker who could final at Olympic Trials.

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Taper Set with Roland Schoeman

We have another suit rip! During this speed set, Roland Schoeman had more speed than his x-glide could handle. Just another day at PSC.

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SwimSpray: Andrew Chadeayne Q&A

What’s the SwimSpray culture like? “We’re all college swimming buddies. That turns out to be huge for a couple of reasons: Everyone understands how to work hard; and everyone adopts a very team-oriented mindset.”

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