Training

Why RPM Matters in Swimming

In the sprinters’ world, RPM matters. When a swimmer goes from hip-driven to shoulder-driven, he basically changes the technique of using his hand (and arm) from an airplane wing and paddle to using it as a propeller.

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Breaststroke Guru Nagy Will Coach Gyurta, Talks Hand Positioning

Legendary breaststroke coach Jozsef Nagy has returned to Hungary and will coach Daniel Gyurta and contributes an article on hand positioning for breaststroke

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Are You Swimming Faster in Practice than Competition? Here’s Why.

It can be infuriating and mystifying for swimmers to swim faster in practice than competition. Here is the simple reason for why this happens.

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Avoiding Low Back Pain in Swimming | BridgeAthletic

Low back pain (LBP) can greatly hinder both performance and mobility.

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2017 Gamecock Swim Camps – Sign Up Today

Train like a GAMECOCK! Training focuses on intensive conditioning, thorough instruction and analysis of all four strokes.

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Excelle Sports Travel Talks with Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt

Olympic swimmers Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt have some travel stories to tell.

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5 Things My Swim Coach Told Me That Apply in Real Life

The sport of swimming will teach you a lot over the course of your life. From how to deck change to be able to MacGyver a set of Swedish goggles thirty seconds before you have to be up on the blocks. Here are some of the life-lasting lessons that your swim coach will remind you about over your career.

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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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2017 Duke Swim Camps – Sign Up Today

Duke Swim Camp is specifically designed for the swimmer wanting to learn elite level techniques and training skills.

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