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10 Tips for More Confidence in the Pool

Struggling with your levels of self-confidence in the pool? Here are 10 ways to get back on track.

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Championship Season Swimming – Get Ready

Championship season beckons. Over the next 3 weeks, the best of the best will converge for the biggest tournaments of the year.

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WATCH: Videos From 2016 FINA Golden Coaches Clinic

FINA has begun posting session videos from its 2016 Golden Coaches Clinic on YouTube. You can find them all compiled here.

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6 Hard Truths of Swimming Success

Success in the pool isn’t always as smooth and painless as we’d like it to be. Here are 6 hard truths of swimming success to take into next season.

Strength & Conditioning: Building Strength For A Long Season

Each year, swimmers cycle through an important phase of their training: preseason strength and conditioning. It follows the much-needed holiday…

7 Strategies for Battling Back Pre-Race Anxiety

You’ve trained long and hard to perform your best on race day. Here is how to keep those pre-race jitters from holding you back from swimming like a champ.

A Sneak Peek into a Tennessee Workout – Part 2

Always wondered what a D1 college workout looked like? Curious what the purpose and rationale is behind each and every set? Earlier, we took a deep dive into a University of Tennessee workout.

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A Sneak Peek into a Tennessee Workout – Part 1

Always wondered what a D1 college workout looked like? Curious what the purpose and rationale is behind each and every set? Today we take a deep dive into a University of Tennessee workout.

Hey Swimmers: Here’s How to Actually Keep Your Resolutions This Year

It’s 2017. Crazy! Here is how to actually keep the resolutions that you set for yourself this year.

The 11 Mental Stages Swimmers Go Through During a Tough Workout

Confidant, confused, terrified. Swimmers go through a gamut of emotions when coach scrawls up a tough set on the board. Here are 11 mental stages swimmers go through during a tough workout.

Have a Bad Workout? Remember These 5 Things.

Bad workouts will happen. Here are 5 tips to help you come back smarter and faster the next time you have a stinker of a workout.

5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Swim Faster in 2017

No matter how you fared in the pool this year, here are 5 questions to ask yourself in order to swim faster in 2017.

3 Common Freestyle Flip Turn Mistakes

Freestyle Flip Turn Part II: Olympian and The Race Club co-founder, Gary Hall Sr., breaks down “the flip” in the freestyle flip turn.

How Do I Stay Motivated to Train Hard in Swimming?

One of the most common questions I get is a variation of: “How do I train hard when I don’t feel like it?” Here are 6 tips for getting the motivational fire burning again.

4 Sets to Develop a More Powerful Kick

2012 National Club Coach of the Year Sean Baker of Oakville Aquatics Shares 4 Sets Designed to Improve Your Kick.

6 Tips for Kicking That Tough Set’s Butt

With the season rolling on those tough sets are going to start coming in hot and heavy. Here are 6 tricks for getting through those hard sets like a boss.

The 8 Swimmers You See Behind the Blocks

Swimmers are a weirdly unique bunch. From the way we train, to our pre-race rituals, we all have those little idiosyncrasies. Here are 8 different swimmers that we see behind the blocks at meets.