Training Intel

Alex Popov and the Power of Training the Way You Wanna Compete

Alexander Popov is one of the greatest swimmers of all time. Here’s what you can learn from his relentless pursuit of perfection in practice.

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Freestyle Progression with Ritter Sports Performance

Coach Abbie Fish uses this Freestyle progression to focus on the 5 fundamental movements that make up a great Freestyle Stroke: Body Alignment, Kick, Rotation, Pull, and Recovery.

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MentorMatched: Learn from USA Olympic Coach David Marsh

Learn from USA Olympic Coach David Marsh & his Team Elite swimmers in his new interactive online course! Coach Marsh goes in-depth into what it takes to bring your swimming to the next level.

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The 5 Benefits of Swim-Specific Strength Based Training

Despite the countless benefits resistance training has for both the athletic and non-athletic populations, misconceptions and misinformation abound.

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7 Things You Can Do Today for a Better Practice Tomorrow

Want to get ahead of tomorrow’s workout? Here are 7 simple things that you can do today to make sure tomorrow’s practice goes down like a cool glass of success.

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Why Change is So Hard in the Pool (and How to Make it Easier)

If it’s big-time success in the pool you want, start by thinking small. Here’s how.

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5 Life Lessons You Will Get From Swimming

There is so much more to the sport of swimming than best times and endless morning workouts with your best friends. Here are 5 life lessons you’ll pick up during your swimming career.

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Swimmers: A Letter from Your Strength Coach

With a totally new environment, new training partners, and the addition of weight training (for many swimmers for the first time), it can be a confusing and frustrating experience.

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5 Reasons You Should Be Doing Lots of Vertical Kicking This Season

Vertical kicking is one of the best ways to develop a crazy-fast kick, improve your core strength, and become a more proficient dolphin kicker. Here are five reasons to sub in vertical kicking into your training this season.

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5 Things You Can’t Control in the Pool (and What to Focus on Instead)

Are you spending your energy and focus on the right things in the water? Give your performance in training and competition a boost by investing your effort in the right areas.

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7 Things Swimmers Can Learn from Nick Saban’s “How Good Do You Want to Be”

What can an elite college football coach teach swimmers about perseverance, mental toughness, and swimming faster than ever? Lots.

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When You Don’t Feel Motivated to Go to Practice

No matter how committed you are to your goals there will be days where the last thing you want to do is go to the pool. Here’s how to battle through those lulls so that the work gets done at practice.

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5 Ways This Mental Training Book Will Rock Your Chlorinated Socks Off

Wanna take your swimming and your mindset to the next level this season? This book will help you do just that.

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Swimmers and Supplements: It’s at Your Own Risk

Swimmers work hard in the water and are always on the lookout for an edge over the competition. Here’s why you should be careful when looking to supplements for that boost in performance.

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21 Things You Can Learn from the Best Swimmers on the Planet

Want to take things to the next level this season? Learn from the best swimmers in the sport past and present.

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