Training

Maximizing Swim Lesson Potential

Practice makes perfect! Like any skill, swimming skills are improved when they are practiced often. There are many skills that young swimmers are able to work on at home, even without the use of a pool. For example, some skills that children can do in the bathtub include:

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SwimmersBest Drill of the Month: Powering The Breaststroke With Targeted Drag Resistance

Breaststroke is clearly a blend of ideal technique and timing. However, over-focus on technique and timing can cause swimmers to ‘go through the motions’ and miss power in their kick or pull.

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FINIS Set Of The Week: The Essentials – Arm & Shoulder Maintenance

Designed to emphasize perfect pull technique, despite fatigue

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How Swimming Lessons Made Family Vacations That Much Better

Every year we still go to Florida and my kids are little fish in my grandparent’s pool swimming from sun up till sun down! It’s great that they know how to swim and enjoy it so much!

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College Searches – Keeping Your Sanity

This mom knows all too well the stresses of helping a son and daughter with their college decision.

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Wearing Floaties Teaches Doggie Paddling

Doggie paddling is only a swim stroke for dogs! Remember, for your child to properly swim the body position must be horizontal. Encourage your child to kick behind his/her body at the surface and kick from the hip and not the knees.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Todd Desorbo, Virginia

Desorbo’s impact was measurable at both the men’s and women’s ACC Championships, where the Virginia Cavaliers exploded back onto the ACC scene.

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641 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

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Straight From The Source: Why Moms Love SwimLabs

Lance started taking lessons at SwimLabs Littleton in the summer of 2017. The amount of difference in his stroke equates to years of private lessons. The coaches are fantastic! They are so knowledgeable and take the time to really connect with each student no matter the skill level.

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Cody Miller Daily Swim Vlogs #5 and 6 – No Breaststroke Fridays

With the conference meets going on, we missed the last 2 installments of Cody Miller’s week-long series of daily workout…

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Posterior Oblique Sling Enhancing Swimming Performance, Part II

All competitive strokes have a different amount of connection points. In long axis strokes, there is also difference in between sprint and distance techniques.

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Looking Beyond Swim Mechanics To Fix Shoulder Pain

Swimmers put more volume on the shoulder than any other sport– roughly 4000 repetitions daily. Thus, it’s no surprise shoulder pain is the most common complaint among swimmers (1).

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638 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? We have over 1325 Swim Jobs listed.

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EDGE: The First Fitness Tracker Created By Swimmers, For Swimmers

The EDGE is the first of its kind, combining both hardware and software to give any swimmer an edge on their swimming goals, no matter the skill level

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2018 Maverick Swim Camp – Sign Up Today

This 5-day camp is a perfect format for swimmers to learn new drills, refine stroke technique, and focus on racing skills that can positively impact swimming performance.

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