Training

Jason Lezak & Seeds of Third Effort

Chuck Warner, the author and coach, is an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the…

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Booster Drill for Explosive Sprints with Kara Lynn Joyce

This point of this “Sprint Freestyle Drill” with Kara Lynn Joyce and Jimmy Feigen is to be fast, explosive, and have a great reaction time.

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FINIS Lands New Zealand Open Water Swim Star Kane Radford

Radford is arguably one of the most exciting young swimmers to watch race in the sport of open water. He was selected for the Men’s 10k in the 2012 Olympics but did not meet the qualification standards of his federation to be sent to the Games.

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Pool Indoor Air Quality: Why it Matters to Your Health and Performance (Part 1)

Take a moment and ask yourself: what’s the worst air quality you’ve ever experienced at an indoor pool? Not just recently…but ever. Have you ever wondered why? Why is the air so bad in most indoor pools, and seemingly fine in others?

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Gator Crawl Swimming Drill: David Marsh Performance Video

David Marsh, Olympic Coach and CEO of SwimMAC Carolina, explains the Gator Crawl.

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Bob Bowman Shares 200 Butterfly Training Insight (Video Interview)

See video above with Tom Luchsinger breaking down the Bob Bowman butterfly set. 30 x 100m on 1:30: 50 free under 35 seconds, climb up to the blocks, dive a 50m fly striving to hold sub 28 seconds.

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Open Water Swimming – the pool is good

It is well know amongst elite open water swimmers that if you want to be fast in the open water…

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FINIS Reaches Under The Sea To Raise Awareness

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products announces the addition of two new brand ambassadors, Mermaid Kariel and Hannah Mermaid. Hannah and Kariel are joining the FINIS team to grow brand awareness through their fitness training, natural resource conservation, and underwater photography efforts.

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The History of Swimwear

“Wool was virtually the only fiber that was available. While cotton was a booming business at the time it creates a denser fiber than wool and does not have any of wool’s natural water-repelling capabilities.” (Image: Buster Crabbe, 1932 Olympic gold medalist, 400m freestyle)

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Start Reaction Drill with Claire Donahue and Adam Brown

The start is an essential part of the race, especially for the sprints. 2012 Olympic Champion Claire Donahue and Adam Brown share a reaction drill that will help you get off the blocks faster!

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Underwater High Elbow Catch: David Marsh Performance Video

David Marsh, Olympic Coach and CEO of SwimMAC Carolina, explains Underwater High Elbow Catch.

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Queens University of Charlotte and David Marsh Performance present Royals Swim Camp

Every Elite athlete works hard to achieve their goals. The best in the world have found ways to train harder, train smarter, and challenge themselves every day. Now you can experience a few days of training at an elite level, learning from Coach Jeff Dugdale, with special appearances from Olympic Coach David Marsh.

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Jolyn Fashion Photo Vault, January Lookbook

Courtesy of Jolyn Swimwear & Clothing Company, a SwimSwam partner.

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History of the Swimming Pace Clock

The Palm Beach Scientific Training Group poses with the world’s first swimming pace clock at the Palm Beach rock pool north of Sydney, Australia in 1946.

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Make Practice Twice The Fun with Dolfin String Back Reversibles!

Dolfin String Back Reversibles are a great way to maximize your style and your dollar. Wear it on the print side, and watch how many compliments you get on the bold patterns!

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