This guest column was provided by and is courtesy of VASA, a SwimSwam partner, and Matt Kredich, the 2013 Swammy Award winning College Coach of the Year.
The paddle is nothing new to the swimming community. You can find a pair in just about every size and shape imaginable if you take the time to shop around. So what makes a paddle good and what makes a paddle bad?
In an effort to improve on their 2013 results Michael Hinge has gathered 16 of the top Danish juniors for a 10 day training camp in Austria.
The South Carolina-based LTP does some work over its winter training camp.
USA Swimming has released the full brochure of the developmental and select camps that are available to its members in…
“One of the most intriguing topics in my research has been freestyle stroke pulling indices (tempo, stroke length, cycle count), and its ability to predict the closing speed of eilte swimmers.”
The USA Swimming Foundation’s Fantasy Camp included six Olympic hosts and a full immersion experience into Olympic Training Center life.
USA Swimming National Team member BJ Johnson (Seattle, Wash.) will headline the 2013 Pacific Swimming Diversity Camp at the Martin Luther King Pool beginning at 8:30 a.m. PT on Saturday in San Francisco.
Tony Azevedo: “Millions of kids (and their parents) all around the world spend tons of money every year at camps across all sporting disciplines. There are so many options to choose from that it can be very overwhelming and difficult to know which ones are really worth it. Today I’ll tell you a little bit about my background with camps and a few tips for choosing the best ones.”
Historic San Juan, Puerto Rico, will be the “foreign” training camp for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
USA Swimming National Team members Tom Luchsinger and Laura Sogar (featured image) will be guest speakers at the 2013 National Select Camp on Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo. Their appearance will last from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT at the Olympic Training Center where they will do in-water sessions and host a Q&A with the campers.