Training

This Coach Challenged His Athletes to Get Just 1% Better (And Then They Won 16 Olympic Golds)

Looking to make some striking improvements to your swimming? The quickest way to becoming a faster swimmer is not the way you think.

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Chalmers Points To McEvoy’s Advice In Accepting AIS Male Athlete Award

Kyle Chalmers describes his ‘mixed emotions’ on winning Olympic gold, while also pointing to important advice Cameron McEvoy gave him after having made the 2016 Olympic team.

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12 Days of Christmas with BREAKout! Swim Clinics

In honor of this special time of year we will showcase 36 of our Olympian clinicians that are not only great swimmers but great people that love to inspire kids.

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Swim Training: Rethink Rotation in Backstroke and Freestyle

Gary Hall Sr.: “Although coaches and swimmers commonly believe that one of the reasons fast freestlyers and backstrokers rotate their bodies along the axis of their motion is to reduce drag, I don’t agree.”

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To Drill Or Not To Drill?

Courtesy of Todd Larlee This is the question many triathletes ask themselves at this time of year. When reading the…

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6 Reasons to Get Stoked About Being a Self-Disciplined Swimmer

Learn six reasons why you should be fired up about becoming a more self-disciplined swimmer.

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The Two Important Nuances of a Great Kicker

I want to bring your attention to two common, but not widely recognized, problems of the kicking motion that adversely affect kicking speed. Neither is related to propulsion, but both are related to frontal drag.

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Michael Phelps’ Under Armour Ad Named Best of the Year 2016

Under Armour ad “Rule Yourself” featuring GOAT Michael Phelps has been named the best of 2016 by Adweek. The agency behind the ad was Drog5, and the director was Martin de Thurah.

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Superior Results from Data-Driven Coaching

Coaches all over the world are finding innovative technologies to integrate into their programs in order to collect information and increase their swimmers’ engagement and accountability.

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Kick Faster In Freestyle and Dolphin Kick

One of my pet peeves is when coaches refer to the up kick on freestyle (or dolphin kick) as the ‘recovery phase’ of the kick.

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Win With SwimOutlet And Funky Trunks

Aussie Funky Trunks athlete Jack Gerrard won bronze in the Men’s 400 Free Relay at Windsor on Day 1.

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Epic Showdown: Kitajima vs. Hansen 2004 Olympic Games

The rivalry between Kosuke Kitajima and Brendan Hansen is one of the most well-known in swimming, and it came to a head at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

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How to Speed Up Your Kick from Hip to Knee to Ankle

The amount of propulsion generated by the kick is arguably the most important difference among fast and not-so-fast swimmers.

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VIDEO: Bob Bowman Talks to 2016 FINA Convention

FINA hosted its 4th World Aquatics Convention in Windsor, Canada with famed coach Bob Bowman – who coached Michael Phelps his entire career – among the big-name coaches speaking to the assembly.

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2 Sneaky Ways to Get More Dolphin Kicks in at Practice

There is no getting around it: if you want to become a more prolific dolphin kicker, you need to be doing more dolphin kicking in practice. Here’s how.

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