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SPIRE Swimming Academy Takes Training To The Next Level

Located at SPIRE Institute, a United States Olympic and Paralympic Training site and FINA Training Center, SPIRE Academy is an international high school and postgraduate academy focused on developing and preparing athletes to be successful in swimming.

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608 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

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5 Science-Backed Ways to Have Better Swim Practices

The adage “Don’t work harder, work smarter!” is just as true in swimming as in other realms of life. There are ways that we can intelligently train that yield better results—if we choose to use them!

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Robson and Lindley Aquatic Center Breathes New Life into SMU (Video)

There had been talk of SMU building a new aquatic facility for decades, dating back to 1978 when there was an artistic rendition of the new facility in meet guides that season.

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Coleman’s Carpool: James Fike Signs Zane Grothe, goes :49 100 fly, and was the King of 6-Square

If you don’t know who James Fike is, you probably should. His life revolves around swimming, in almost every way you can imagine. Let’s start from the beginning

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Goal Setting Or Performance Planning? Impacting A Positive Mindset

At one time or another we have all been encouraged to set meaningful goals for ourselves.

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How To Mentally Cope With Your Taper

With championship seasons popping up over the next few months for all levels of college swimming across the US, I wanted to discuss a topic that every college swimmer can relate to and utilize going into their championship meets: The importance of mentally coping with the tapering process.

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This Dryland Exercise Will Get You Further and Faster Off the Blocks

Want to improve how far and how fast you are getting off the blocks? This dryland exercise will help.

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Practice + Pancakes: Springfield Aquatics Rocks Tempo Trainers and Touchpads

SwimSwam took a visit down to Springfield Aquatics and stayed for a practice with their senior group with lead coach, Thomas Baumann.

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Freestyle Head Position

While swimming freestyle, the positions of least frontal drag do not necessarily correlate with the positions of maximum propulsive power.

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The Tao Of Exercise: Winter Swim Training Edition

In 2011, after eighteen years out of competitive swimming, I returned to the pool and masters swimming, winning two USMS National titles at the age of 40.

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600 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Kevin Tyrell, Harvard

Over the month of January, coach Kevin Tyrell and the Harvard Crimson men have rolled up a 4-0 dual meet record, including a cross-country road win against 10th-ranked Arizona State.

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UCSD Head Coach David Marsh 1-Minute Open Turn Clinic (Video)

UCSD head coach David Marsh shared a tidbit of knowledge with SwimSwam, giving his swimmers a keen insight into what makes a fast and efficient open turn.

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596 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

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