Training

How To Turbocharge Your Freestyle Engine

One can look at the freestyle kick as being similar to the turbocharged engine. In the 50 meter sprint, every swimmer needs to push the accelerator to the floor, maximizing the power of the kick all of the way.

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SwimmersBest Drill Of The Month: Fly Progression with SWAT

SwimSwam would like to thank SwimmersBest for sponsoring our “Drill of the Month.”  This is a SwimSwam recurring feature that…

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The Vertical Line

The idea first crossed my mind in 1994 during practice analyzing technique. It was finally implemented in 2010.

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SwimLabs Science: An Interview with Swimlabs co-founder, Mike Mann

I had a few questions for SwimLabs co-founder, Mike Mann. What better litmus test for swim success than a tried…

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Improve Your Track Start In Swimming

Nearly all swimmers today use a track start with one foot forward and the other back on the starting block

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Why Butterfly should NOT be considered a short-axis stroke

A short-axis stroke is defined as a stroke where there is desirable rotation of the body along the short axis through the middle of the hip, as opposed to the long axis, along the length of the body.

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How to Master Swimming Starts With The Slingshot – Video

With the introduction of the back footplate on the swim starting blocks in 2008, the dynamics of the technique of starting changed.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Olympic Gold Medalist Rebecca Soni Talks Yoga

Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Soni fell in love with yoga while training as a professional athlete and has made it a life long practice…

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One On One With Aussie Medley Swimmer Blair Evans

Aussie swimmer and Funkita athlete Blair Evans is on a high after a successful Australian Short Course Championships. Evans won bronze in the 200 metres individual medley and swam a blistering 4.29.20 to win gold in the 400.

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How to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable in Training

Improvement comes just beyond our comfort zone. Here’s how to get cozy with the scary unknown in the pool.

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You’re Never So Good That You Can’t Help with the Lane Ropes

You can tell a lot about swimmers during the last ten minutes of practice. Here’s what helping with the equipment says about you.

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High Elbow Pull In Freestyle

Teaching swimming technique is very interesting. Every client we have at The Race Club is different. Some learn easily. Some don’t.

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Dolfin Launches LightStrike (TM) – Photo Vault

Greg Meehan, 2017 NCAA coach of the year: “LightStrikeTM gives our athletes the power of a perfect fit, customized to their specific stroke and body type along with the greatest technology on the market.”

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