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7 Things You Can Do Today for a Better Practice Tomorrow

Want to get ahead of tomorrow’s workout? Here are 7 simple things that you can do today to make sure tomorrow’s practice goes down like a cool glass of success.

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Practice + Pancakes: Jack Conger Topples Todd DeSorbo Power Set

As reported late last year, Jack Conger is now training with Todd DeSorbo in Charlottesville. Since hearing of the news, I think most swim fans have wanted to see what that looks like from a training perspective.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Brent Arckey & Sarasota YMCA Staff

The Sarasota Sharks won this year’s combined YMCA Nationals points title by 25.5 over Greater Spartansburg, including some key age group swims.

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The Best Workout Writing Software Just Got Better

Commit Swimming launched 4 years ago as a simpler way to write and store workouts digitally. The core piece of Commit is the algorithm that allows you to write a swim practice the way you would on paper while capturing valuable data (distance, time, strokes, etc.) along the way.
And that algorithm just got better.

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Want to Be Mentally Tougher This Season? Sleep More

Mental toughness isn’t just about being more gritty than the next swimmer; it’s about taking care of yourself between practices. Here’s how sleep will help you be more resilient this season.

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2019 Penn State Competitive Swim Camps – Sign Up Today

Penn State Competitive Swimming Camps are open to students entering grades 4-12 next fall. It is preferred, but not required, that swimmers have a year competitive swimming as the camps are not “learn-to-swim” camps. Recent high school graduates not currently enrolled in college are also eligible to attend.  

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Are You Mentally Ready to Rock on Race Day?

“Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control.”

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2019 Cardinal Swim Camp – Sign Up Today

Our goal is to provide an atmosphere where swimmers are excited to learn about all areas of competitive swimming: from technique, to racing, and training.

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FINIS Set of the Week: Gasping for Air

This week’s set from Clarke Dolliver, graphic designer and digital marketing at FINIS, Inc., challenges the swimmer to delay breathing until certain strokes of the exercise.

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Goosebumps Moments in Sports

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder. As swimmers,…

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Practice + Pancakes: Tyler Fenwick Runs Through UVA Distance Workout

On the Monday after the Pro Swim, UVA was getting right back to work. Or in some cases, getting back to work for the first time in 2 weeks.

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Trust the Process

If it’s success you want in the pool, stop worrying about it and start focusing on this instead.

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5 Mental Toughness Lessons from Olympic Champ Kieren Perkins

Kieren Perkins was the dominant distance swimmer of the 1990s, with multiple world records and Olympic gold medals to prove it. Here’s the legend’s advice on how swimmers can get mentally tough.

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