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FINIS Set of the Week: The Iron Man

“Sometimes you have to run, before you can walk.”

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The 1976 Summer Olympic Games of Montreal

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

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The Hilarious Power of Performance Cues

Laser-focus your training and improve performance by using some simple performance cues. Here’s how.

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How to Build a Pre-Race Routine to Dominate Your PB’s

Ready to smash some PB’s? Here’s how to build a legendary pre-race routine so that you are locked in on race day.

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Five-Day Technique Swim Camps Led by Olympians

The World’s top Swim Camp producer – Fitter and Faster Swim Camps – is offering more locations than ever throughout all of 2019.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Ray Looze, Indiana

Though May has been marked by major staff turnover in Bloomington (with assistant coaches Coley Stickels and Caitlin Hamilton both leaving for head coaching gigs and Kirk Grand moving to a different state), the month was also a banner one for IU-trained athletes, particularly the breaststroke group.

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6 Reasons You Are Struggling with Motivation at Practice

Frustrated with not feeling motivated consistently enough? Have big goals, but have a hard time sticking to them because of wobbly motivation? Then read on.

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Ray Looze Explains How Cory Chitwood Will Integrate into IU Coaching (Video)

While in Bloomington, SwimSwam sat down with IU head coach Ray Looze to ask about how IU would integrate their new coaches into the already successful culture.

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How Swim Coaches Can Help Develop Highly Motivated Swimmers

Pep talks, watching the epic swims of past Olympians, and an endless barrage of motivational quotes can work in a pinch, but here are some long-term strategies that you can use to help truly motivate your swimmers.

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See 1507 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? We have over 2197 Swim Jobs listed.

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The Two Words Keeping You From Faster Swimming: “I Can’t”

At some point we have all stood on the brink of a tough workout or big-time race and found ourselves thinking, “I can’t.” Here is what you need to know about these two little words that are keeping you from swimming to your potential.

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The Parent’s Survival Guide for Dealing with a Taper

The taper is a confusing, frustrating and hilariously joyous time. Here is a quick guide for parents on how to deal with the various stages of a tapering swimmer.

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See 1506 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? We have over 2196 Swim Jobs listed.

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Big Blue Swim School Celebrates Successful Start to 2019

In late 2018, Big Blue Swim School, a Chicago-based children’s swim school announced its plans to reach 150 units by 2021 by partnering with growth-minded franchise partners across the U.S.

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2019 Navy Elite Swim Camp – Sign Up Now

The Navy Swim Elite Training Camp is designed and implemented by our Navy Coaching staff to take swimmers to the next level of performance by focusing on a progressive stroke technique session, while adding an elite level pool training session to each day.

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