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.
Legendary breaststroke coach Jozsef Nagy has returned to Hungary and will coach Daniel Gyurta and contributes an article on hand positioning for breaststroke
It can be infuriating and mystifying for swimmers to swim faster in practice than competition. Here is the simple reason for why this happens.
Low back pain (LBP) can greatly hinder both performance and mobility.
Train like a GAMECOCK! Training focuses on intensive conditioning, thorough instruction and analysis of all four strokes.
Olympic swimmers Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt have some travel stories to tell.
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.
Want to boost your performance in the pool? Here’s how to do it without swimming a single extra meter or yard.
You won’t always be the most talented or the fastest swimmer in the pool. But you can be the most…
Open water head Olympic coach and associate head swim coach of University of Southern California, Catherine Vogt, knows how to get results.
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.
Courtesy of Kim Vandenberg / Excelle Sports and Mutual of Omaha BREAKOUT Swim Clinic, a SwimSwam partner. In mid-September in…
Achieving success with our swimming takes work. Here are 6 ways to help you push the envelope with your swimming goals.
I call this sprint technique High Octane Freestyle because it demands more energy, yet produces more power.