Training

10 Ways to know you swam in the 60’s and early 70’s

#1 Goggles? Whoever heard of racing in goggles?

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5 Tips for a Better Breaststroke with Emily McClellan

Training out in Southern California with Trojan Swim Club, McClellan shares some breaststroke tips that have excelled her to the level she enjoys today.

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3 Tips on Summer Sun Exposure

Whether you swim under the sun every day at practice or catch some rays at one meet in the next few months, protecting your skin is critical to your health now and in the long term. Let’s discuss sun exposure and how it relates to you.

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Olympic Swim Star Rebecca Soni Demonstrates Freestyle Kick Breaststroke Drill (VIDEO)

About 80% of the propulsion in Breaststroke comes from the legs. Knowing that more than any other stroke, breaststroke relies on the power of the kick for propulsion, Rebecca Soni has reinvented the breaststroke technique.

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A3 Performance Re-signs Emily McClellan through 2016 Olympic Trials

A3 Performance proudly announces that breaststroke extraordinaire Emily McClellan re-signed her agreement with the brand through the 2016 Olympic Trials.

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3 Exercises for Powerful Short Axis Strokes

This week we’ll address the 3 short axis exercises that will help make your butterfly and breastroke both easier and faster.

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Swimmers in the Shadows

“They will probably never win an important trophy – nor do they need to – but they always know how to fully harness their resources.”

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3 Fundamentals of Yoga to Focus On For Swimmers

Building healthier and more efficient movement habits not only creates a more efficient yoga practice, but those habits can be transferred into the water and everyday life…

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IKKOS: The evolution of success never ends. Keep up the good fight!

“To the sophisticated and cutting-edge coaches of these (and more) teams, we thank you for a willingness to learn new things and employ new strategies for the sole purpose of helping your athletes get better…”

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9 Misconceptions About Swimming That Swimmers Hate

#3 – Non-Swimmer Joe can beat you in a race. No buddy. Unless I give you a 30 second head start and I’m wearing jeans, you ain’t gonna win Joe.

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3 Tips To Handle Swim Practice After a Break from the Pool

Depending on how much you’ve exercised, and how healthy you’ve continued to eat over break, you may be slightly sore or possibly to the point where you feel like a dormant rock. Before the “Soreness of Death” kicks in, here are some tips that could help…

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Your Top Recovery Methods for High-Volume Training

Spring training involves a heavy dose of yardage paired with intense dryland. Swimmers jump head first into high-volume practices while managing soreness and fatigue from their general strength and conditioning on land. Proper recovery helps athletes stay healthy and consistent with their training year round.

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A3 Performance signs US National Team Member Michael Weiss through 2016

Weiss swam in A3 throughout his collegiate career as a Wisconsin Badger and is looking forward to representing A3 at the Pan American Games, World Championships, and the fast approaching US Olympic Trials.

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What a Swimmer Does When The Going Gets Tough

What happens when we find ourselves struggling for weeks, months, or even an entire season just to improve? How do we know that we can achieve another best time or record-breaking swim?

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Watch Video of this Swimmer Improve After Using IKKOS One Time

Sean Hutchison: “I’m an Olympic coach known for teaching. IKKOS is a better teacher than I am.”

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