Training

Brett Leader Looks At “Relative Age” in Age Group Swimming

Brett Leader is the head age group coach of the Victor Swim Team in New York.

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Coach’s Intel: Gray Tedder Shares a 100/200 Progression Set

Gray Tedder of Shelby, NC’s Shark Aquatic Club shares a set that you can use to measure progression over the course of the season with your athletes.

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Swimming Tip: Pacing with the Tempo Trainer Pro

Courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam ad partner: The Tempo Trainer Pro boasts a number of features that were not available on the…

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Coach’s Intel: Bucknell’s Dan Schinnerer Shares a Sprint/Middle Distance Set

Bucknell’s Dan Schinnerer shares a sprint/middle distance set

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Swimming Science Stroke Troubleshooting System Book and Video Series

This fall, coaches and swimmers can welcome a new addition to the coaching library.  Doctor of Physical Therapy Dr. G….

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Coach’s Intel: Nate Kellogg of GSU Shares an Awesome Team Building Set

Georgia Southern’s swim & diving head coach Nate Kellogg shares a team building set.

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Coach’s Intel: OU’s Shawn Kornoelje Shares a Distance Kick Set

Shawn Kornoelje of Oakland University shares a distance kick set that has everyone’s favorite — underwater fly kick with fins!

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YourSwimBook: Don’t Be That Swimmer – 8 Swimming Etiquette Don’t’s

Skinny lanes and wide-stroke butterfliers don’t mix! Here are 8 rules of swimming etiquette to remember as a new season ramps up.

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Coach’s Intel: MSU Shares Two Backstroke Sets Used for NCAA Champs

MSU coaches Dave Collins and Chelsea Dirks-Ham share two custom sets they used for NCAA All-American backstroker Paul Le.

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Blueseventy backs talent pool for Rio Olympics

Since coming on board with blueseventy, Adam Barrett has made his first British team and finished third at the British Championships. Adam now has his sights on qualifying for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next summer.

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Shoulder Maintenance Important to Swimmers at All Levels

Shoulder Injuries can put a major hitch in any swimmers training, here is an overview on how to prevent one of the more common injuries.

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Open Water Swimming Workout

Open water swimming pool workout

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Coach’s Log: Earn Your Turn with Matt Kredich

Tennessee head coach, Matt Kredich joins Garrett McCaffrey for the first of the fall Coach’s Logs. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Coach’s Intel: Petra Martin of Bowling Green University Shares a Sprint Fly/Back Set

In this morning’s Coach’s Intel, Petra Martin of BGSU shares a sprint set for flyers and backstrokers.

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Russell Wilson’s Secret Weapon – Swimming

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson got the best of his NFC West rival Colin Kaepernick with a 29-3 win over the 49ers, and he did it by relying heavily on his star running back, Marshawn Lynch. Although many factors go into exceptional performance on the field, this pair of stars both spend time in the pool. Could swimming be the Seahawk’s secret sauce?

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