Training

Alan Welco Will Be the New Managing Director of Sales at Finis

“Alan brings over 30 years of successful sales management experience from the high technology industry, including the last 13 years at KLA-Tencor.”

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Developing a Second Kick in Butterfly

All elite butterfliers have one thing in common: a great second kick. These few drills will help you master the art.

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Coach’s Log: Paul Yetter of T2 Aquatics (with video)

Paul Yetter contributes to SwimSwam Coach’s Log and he was kind enough to not only provide 3 workouts and a brief written explanation, but he also answered some of my questions in a SwimSwam Skype Interview. (Photo by NaplesNews.com)

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Nort Thornton, Olympic Coach and Legend shares importance of change

Katrina Radke interviews Olympic Coach and legend Nort Thornton. His successes are numerous: several NCAA Championship titles as a coach…

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Coach’s Log: Full Day of Training at Eastern Illinois

EIU Head Coach Elliot Mcgill shares a full day’s workload with SwimSwam’s Coach’s log. (Swim Photo Credit © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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Olympic Swimmers Give Back in Honor of Newtown, CT

Swim News: “Anthony Ervin, Kara Lynn Joyce, Kim Vandenberg and Connecticut’s own Madison Kennedy will be at the Hopkins School Pool from 1-5pm this Sunday to teach, but also to honor the families hit by tragedy in Newtown, CT.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Happy New Year, and Many Thank Yous from SwimSwam

The tallest newsteam in swimming! And Tiffany. We love this stuff.

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Swimmers Hair, The Facts

“Green hair color comes from copper depositing. Look at the photo of this chemical isolated in a vial. Note the color similarity between this chemical and a swimmer’s green hair.” (Swim Photo Credit: DAS)

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Tis The Season…For Tough Stuff

“Winter break training can be used as a time to build confidence and courage, for those willing to tackle difficult challenges.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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Dissecting a Dolphin Kick

One of the most common stroke errors is the inability to use both sides of the dolphin kick. Sometimes this issue is hard to diagnose….

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Gift Ideas for Swimmers, SwimSpray’s Cyber Monday Experience

From Dr. Andrew Chadeayne, Inventor of SwimSpay: Swimmer Gift?  Gift for a Swimmer? “Gift idea for a swimmer?  These are…

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Coach’s Log: Stations, with Eagle Swim Team

Eagle Swim Team Head Coach Scott Ward shares some insight into his training approach at EST. If you would like to share a workout with the swimming community email [email protected]

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FINIS Announces Sponsorship with the University of Alabama Swimming Team

Swim News: “Dennis Pursley and Jonty Skinner aim to lead Alabama back to glory with FINIS.” (Swim Photo Credit: Vicki E)

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How to Tackle A Taper

Taper can be an extremely stressful time for swimmers, so here are a few tips to help you perform your best!

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Roque Santos, USA engine behind Engine Swimwear

Industry News: “Roque Santos, Olympic swimmer, with wife Debbie Schultz-Santos, masters swimmer for the Walnut Creek Masters.” (Swim Photo Credit: DS)

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