What To Tell Your Swimmer After They’ve Had a Bad Swim

It’s a difficult experience to watch your swimmer come up short of their goals and expectations in the pool. Here is a simple strategy to help your swimmer move forward.


5 Reasons Why Short Term Goals Rock

Big, awesome goals are great, but the key to getting there lies in setting smaller, short term goals.

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BridgeAthletic Building Blocks Series – Partner Bodyweight Workout

The BridgeAthletic Building Blocks Series is a set of 5 exercises that can be performed on the pool deck by swimmers with a basic level of dryland experience and proficiency.

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Micronutrients A Swimmer Needs

Micronutrients, and Macronutrients, are key factors in how well athletes can physically and mentally perform.


Swim Job: Pine Crest Swim Camp seeks Counselors

Established in 1965, Pine Crest Swim Camp is one of the most recognized names in the world. Many of our camp alumni go on to have successful careers, while some of our counselors have launched their own successful coaching careers.

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Mark Gangloff Talks His Swimming, Coaching Careers On Ritter Podcast

2-time Olympian Mark Gangloff talks his career at Auburn, Olympic training, and coaching at Mizzou in this episode of the Ritter Sports Performance podcast.

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Learn Dolphin Kick Freestyle – Michael Phelps swim technique (VIDEO)

Michael Phelps uses this technique. The dolphin kick freestyle was also used by Olympic Champion Michael Klim from Australia, in the final meters of his leadoff 100m freestyle on the relay at the 2000 Olympic Games.


Ranomi Kromowidjojo Demonstrates Superhero Drill for Starts

Ranomi Kromowidjojo has one of the best starts in the world. In this video, she shows one drill she uses to work on those starts.


10 Struggles Distance Swimmers Know All Too Well

We didn’t choose the distance life, the distance life chose us; by which I mean you probably became a distance swimmer when you finished a long set, your coach looked at you funny, and the next thing you knew, you were entered in the 500 at your next meet.


2016 Pine Crest Swim Camps Are Ready for Signups Now

Pine Crest Swim Camps are structured to meet the needs of a variety of swimmers, and they are staffed by world class coaches. Coach and camp director, Mariusz Podkoscielny, is a 2-time Olympian and former Olympic Record holder.


World Championship Medalist McEvoy Shares Two of His Favourite Sets

Find out two of World Championships silver medalist Cameron McEvoy’s favourite sets…


How Long Before Practice or Competition Should You Eat?

As you get closer to exercise, the meals and snacks you eat should get smaller, and more liquid, to prevent an upset stomach.

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6 Reasons You Will Learn to Love Your Early AM Practices

Early AM swim practices, while nearly universally loathed, are also a proving ground that separates the elite from the rest. Here are 6 reasons to learn to love early AM practices.


Free Registration Now Open For 2016 Global Swimming Summit

The first-ever Global Swimming Summit will put together more than a week’s worth of speakers and round table discussions featuring some of swimming’s top coach and athlete names, and free registration opens up this week.

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‘Off-Label’ Uses For Your Everyday Swim Equipment

Spice up your swim practice with some non-traditional ways of using your existing equipment.

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