Training

Coach’s Intel: Blue Marlins of Greater New Haven’s Michael Solati Shares a Sprint/Anaerobic Set

In today’s Coach’s Intel, Michael Solati of the Blue Marlins of Greater New Haven shares a sprint/anaerobic set he uses with his athletes.

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Coach’s Log: Dressel’s Coach Jason Calanog

Jason Calanog (center) talks about a set he did last week with his star swimmer Caeleb Dressel (left). Photo Courtesy of Jason Calanog.

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Have You Seen Ruta’s Newest Twitter Profile Picture? Wow.

Ruta Meilutyte has a weapon that perhaps no woman in the world can match, and perhaps never before has it been more obvious just how good she is off of the blocks.

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Why Sun Yang Dominates Distance Swimming

When it comes to distance pool swimming, no male athletes will be referenced more often than Sun Yang or Grant Hackett. Sun and Hackett have displayed domination for several uncontested years on an international stage.

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Volunteers Are The Pioneers: The Top Arm Breakout

Tennessee’s 2013 Women’s NCAA Champions in the 200 Freestyle Relay – Caroline Simmons, Faith Johnson, Lindsay Gendron, Kelsey Floyd – stand out amongst the field in speed but also in technique.

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Coach’s Intel: Paul Silver of the Marlins of Raleigh Drops Two Workouts

Paul Silver of the Marlins of Raleigh shares two sets his athletes perform during aerobic and lactate weekly cycles.

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Portsmouth Researcher Gives a New Twist on “Breath Control”: Inspiratory Muscle Fatigue

A researcher at POrtsmouth University in the UK has found a new set of muscles for elite swimmers to focus on. (Above: Nora McCullagh)

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What To Do When You Can’t Get In The Pool

Whether it’s swimmer’s ear, a foot in a cast, stitches or a skin infection, most swimmers have been stuck on the side of the pool at some point in their career. Here are some tips to keep yourself in swim-shape until you can get back in the water.

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Eastern States Swim Clinic Registration Deadline Extended to Oct 11

The Eastern States Swim Clinic has a great lineup of Olympic swimmers and coaches, including Mike Bottom (featured image), David Marsh, Todd Schmitz, Ian Crocker and Kate Zielger.

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Coach’s Intel: Heartland Aquatics Erik Wiken Shares His Favorite Set

In today’s Coach’s Intel Erik Wiken from Heartland Aquatics shares one of his favorite sets.

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Injury Prevention & the Forearm Fulcrum

Swimming “the right way” also helps protect your joints from injury. Whether you swim once a month or swim every day, learning to swim correctly will enhance your experience and keep you healthy.

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How to Employ Perfect Pace Work In Swimming

SwimSwam contributor Chris O’Linger is an assistant coach at the University of the Incarnate Word. Pace is a term swim coaches…

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Coach’s Intel: Marc Danin of Islander Aquatics an Underwater Work Set

Marc Danin shares a fast and fun pre-main set to help improve your swimmers underwater work and streamlines.

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The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Athletes

What’s something you can do in this upcoming year to become your best self in the water?

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Six Olympians Headline Fantasy Camp with 15 Olympic Medals Represented

Olympic icon and masters swimming world record holder, Rowdy Gaines, joins Olympic Champions Ricky Berens, Janet Evans, Garrett Weber-Gale, Gold Medal Mel Stewart and Olympic Coach David Marsh to host the most exclusive Fantasy Swim Camp in history.

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