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2 New Uglies prints available now…just in time for the winter swimming season!

Dolfin is introducing 2 new limited edition Uglies prints…Gizmo and Miro. Both prints are available now. Please contact your local team dealer to purchase. These prints are here just in time for the holidays, so get them while they last.

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Choosing the Best Water Polo Camp

Tony Azevedo: “Millions of kids (and their parents) all around the world spend tons of money every year at camps across all sporting disciplines. There are so many options to choose from that it can be very overwhelming and difficult to know which ones are really worth it. Today I’ll tell you a little bit about my background with camps and a few tips for choosing the best ones.”

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Sculling Paddles for an Early Catch

No matter what level of swimmer you are, there is always room to improve your “feel” for the water.

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Lessons From Legends: USA Swimming’s Enduring Roses

“In November of 1975, the hotel convention room in Santa Ana, California was packed with young swim coaches attending USC Coach Peter Daland’s Western States Coaches Clinic. They sat eagerly, waiting to learn from experienced coaches, several of whom were among the best in the world. The 1976 Olympic year was underway…”

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Coach’s Intel: Michael Fleming of MYST Shares a Set to Build IM Speed

Michael Fleming of MYST shares a set to help develop IM speed, while also showing his favorite way to improve underwater dolphin work.

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Arena Celebrates U.S. National Team’s World Championship Dominance with Limited Edition National Team-Themed Suit and Full Line Racing Suit Special

“I am so excited to be able to debut this suit in Barcelona,” said U.S. National Team swimmer Megan Romano. “I take a lot of confidence in knowing that I’m wearing the fastest suit in the market, and I love the patriotism of the red, white and blue design.”

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2016 USA Swimming Pre-Olympic Camp to Be Held in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Historic San Juan, Puerto Rico, will be the “foreign” training camp for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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Workout Video: Stanford Men

Footage from a Stanford Wednesday workout at the Avery Aquatic Center.

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FINIS Announces Sponsorship of Mallory Weggemann

“We are extremely lucky to have such an incredible swimmer join our team,” said FINIS President John Mix. “It would be enough if all she did were win gold medals and set world records, but this young woman is so remarkable on her own. Her drive, her will to succeed, to overcome adversity; we can all learn a lot from Mallory Weggemann.”

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Coach’s Intel: Andrew Hodgson of NTSC Shares a Kick Set to Help Close Like a Champ

Andrew Hodgson shares a set that helps athletes close like champs on the back-half of races.

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Coach’s Log: Stanford Men

Stanford Head Coach Tedd Knapp and Assistant Scott Armstrong talk about a Wednesday afternoon on the Farm.

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Breaststroke Efficiency and the Foil Monofin

Breaststroke is arguably the most difficult stroke to coach, whether your swimmers are new to the sport or have more experience. Having said that, a well executed breaststroke is a thing of beauty and is well worth the time spent perfecting it.

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Coach’s Intel: Hubert Williams of Sailfish Aquatics Shares a Set to Help Close IM Races

Hubert Williams of Sailfish Aquatics shares a set designed to help swimmers close out their IM races with authority.

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Tom Luchsinger, Laura Sogar to Speak at National Select Camp on Saturday

USA Swimming National Team members Tom Luchsinger and Laura Sogar (featured image) will be guest speakers at the 2013 National Select Camp on Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo. Their appearance will last from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT at the Olympic Training Center where they will do in-water sessions and host a Q&A with the campers.

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Coach’s Log: Distance Day at Georgia

Georgia’s legendary Head Coach, Jack Bauerle takes you through a typical distance day down in Athens.

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