Training

Breeja Larson loves training with Garrett McCaffrey in Phoenix (Video)

After taking 2nd in the 100 Breast at ATT Nats tonight, Breeja Larson discusses moving home to Tempe and training with Phoenix Swim Club under the tutelage of Swimswam’s own Garrett McCaffrey.

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Larkin May Be Leaning Towards Commercial, Home Of Campbell Sisters

On his coaching tour, 2016 Olympic silver medalist Mitch Larkin of Australia may have found a ‘swimming family’ under Simon Cusack at Commercial Swimming Club.

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Cal Coach Dave Durden Breaks Down Short Course Training

Dave Durden, head coach of the Cal Golden Bears and an Arena Elite Team Ambassador, breaks down short course training….

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2017 Pittsburgh Swim Camps – Sign Up Today

We are excited to have you attend our camps this summer. We are looking forward to working with each camper, whether the are just learning to swim or looking to master some of the best training and technique methods used by the University of Pittsburgh coaching staff.

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Lower Minimums On Custom Swim Towels Until January

Custom Woven Towels is the leading source for custom swim towels.

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The Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us From Swimming Faster

Elite swimmers like Matt Grevers know the value of working hard in practice. Here are 3 little lies you tell yourself that are keeping you from training to your potential.

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The Benefits of Meal Prepping for Swimmers

Swimmers are world-renown for their appetite. Even though Michael Phelps and his 12k calorie diet was a bit of a…

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How to Get Recruited for College Swimming

Considering taking your talents to the collegiate level? Here is a quick guide on how to get recruited for collegiate swimming.

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5 Tips to Help You Fall Asleep the Night Before Your Big Race

It’s the night before the big race and you find yourself staring wide eyed at the back of your eyelids. Here are 5 tips for relaxing and getting a good night’s rest.

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How To Improve Freestyle Kicking – Video

The speed of the freestyle kick is the baseline speed for your freestyle. The higher the baseline speed (kick speed), the faster you will swim, after adding your pulling motion and body rotation.

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Why Do We Get Less Optimistic The Closer the Big Race Gets?

It’s a familiar situation; with weeks or days remaining until the big meet a swimmer will develop a seemingly random crisis in confidence. Here is why this happens.

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9 Reasons to Be Thankful for the Sport of Swimming

We have lots to be thankful for as competitive swimmers. Here are just nine of them.

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How to Breathe in Swimming

First, I want to dispel one myth about breathing during intense exercise. In no sport does an athlete ever take a complete inhalation or expiration.

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How to Get Ahead of Training Setbacks Before they Happen

Setbacks in training are inevitable, but with a little bit of planning swimmers can get ahead of them. Here’s how.

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