Training

Aussie Swimmers Targeting Tokyo with Funky Trunks

Funky Trunks suits are fashionable and worn by some of the most elite athletes.

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7 Quotes for the Struggling Swimmer

Having a hard time staying on track with your goals? Feeling like you are starting to lose direction, focus or even meaning in regards to your swimming?

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How to improve your start from the block

With the introduction of the back wedge, virtually all swimmers adopted the track start. Regardless of the type of start used, the favorable angle of the back wedge increases the potential force from the feet using the track start.

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Fike Swim Expands in Europe with Sport-Thieme

Fike Swim has partnered with Germany’s largest mail order retailer, Sport-Thieme, as it continues to expand its global reach. Sport-Thieme…

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MP Swim Tips by Bob Bowman: Training with Fins

MP Swim Tips by Bob Bowman – Episode Seven

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8 Questions Every Swimmer Should Ask Themselves

Olivier Poirier-Leroy has 8 questions that swimmers should ask themselves every day.

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7 Things Smart Swimmers Need to Stop Doing

Our swimming is a collection of habits, both good and bad. With that in mind, here are 7 habits that smart swimmers need to ditch.

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10 Ways to be an Awesome Swimming Lane Mate

We’ve all been there — 12 swimmers, 1 lane. Here are 10 ways to be an awesome lane-mate when lane space is at a premium.

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How to do 6 Kick 3 Stroke Backstroke Drill

Practice the six kick, three stroke backstroke drill and you will see a big improvement in your backstroke speed.

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Misty Hyman Dethrones “Madame Butterfly” at the 2000 Sydney Games

In 2000 at the Sydney Games Misty Hyman defeated hometown favorite and world record holder to capture gold in the 200m butterfly. Here is how it went down.

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17 Ways You Know You Are a Distance Swimmer

The distance swimmer has their own set of struggles. Here are 17 ways you know that you are a distance swimmer.

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Bruce Hayes vs. The Albatross and the 800 Relay Glory of 1984

Before Lezak’s heroics in Beijing there was Bruce Hayes and his epic relay leg against the most dominant swimmer of the 1984 Olympics, West Germany’s Michael Gross.

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3 Steps to Better Championship Preparation

Championship season is the time of year when you put even more focus into swimming your fastest. As the physical demand of training lightens, how you manage the remaining hours in your day becomes more critical.

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The Ultra-Short Race-Pace Training International Association Launched

Ultra-short Race-pace Training International Association (USRPTIA) has been launched.

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Matt Brown Discusses the Preparation of World Champion Ning Zetao

Matt Brown shares some of the details of World Champion Ning Zetao’s preparation for the Rio Olympics…

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