Training

The Improvement You Want Isn’t in the Pool

Want to boost your performance in the pool? Here’s how to do it without swimming a single extra meter or yard.

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How to Be More Consistent in Practice

You won’t always be the most talented or the fastest swimmer in the pool. But you can be the most…

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Rio Reflections with Olympic Open Water Head Coach Catherine Vogt

Open water head Olympic coach and associate head swim coach of University of Southern California, Catherine Vogt, knows how to get results.

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Coach and Former Olympian Martin Zubero’s Set for a Nasty Kick

Former Olympian Martin Zubero stops by with a focused high intensity kick set that you can use to help condition your legs to dominate your 100 events.

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Donna de Varona Paves the Way for Women in Sports

Courtesy of Kim Vandenberg / Excelle Sports and Mutual of Omaha BREAKOUT Swim Clinic, a SwimSwam partner.  In mid-September in…

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6 Ways to Take Your Swimming to the Limit

Achieving success with our swimming takes work. Here are 6 ways to help you push the envelope with your swimming goals.

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How to do the High Octane Freestyle

I call this sprint technique High Octane Freestyle because it demands more energy, yet produces more power.

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6 Bad Swim Practice Habits You Should Break Now

Elite swimmers like Matt Grevers understand the importance of having good habits in training. Here are 6 bad practice habits swimmers should break.

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Rio Reflections with Olympic swimmer Elizabeth Beisel

Three time Olympian and the 2016 swim team captain, Elizabeth Beisel, went into Rio with high expectations for herself.

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Do You Have the Patience to Achieve Success in the Pool?

Elite swimmers understand the need to be patient when working towards their goals. Will you be patient enough to see through your goals in the pool?

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16 Things You Didn’t Know About Ryan Lochte

Here are 16 things you probably didn’t know about one of the top swim stars on the planet, Ryan Lochte.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mark Spitz

Here are ten things you didn’t know about one of the greatest swimmers in history, Mark Spitz.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Know Who Vladimir Salnikov Is

Vladimir Salnikov was the greatest distance swimmer of his generation, possibly of all time. Here are 7 things you should know about the “Monster of the Waves.”

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5 Reasons You Should Be Working on Your Underwater Fly Kick

Not sold on why you should invest a little more time and effort into improving your underwater fly kick? Here are 5 reasons to get on it.

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The 7 Curses of Being a Talented Swimmer

If you’ve spent longer than 5 minutes on a pool deck you’ve heard a coach or parent talk about how talented a swimmer is. Here are the downsides to being labeled as such.

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