Training Intel

Swimming With Physics: Why Do Swimmers Go Faster When They Feel Slower?

Rebecca Westfall (left) and Gary Sturdy (right) have put their collective physics and swimming knowledge together and they believe that they’ve come up with a breakthrough for swim technique.

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How to Go With The Flow With Better Butterfly Body Position

The head position throughout the butterfly stroke can be a major limiting factor in your stroke. Keeping the head looking forward too much will lead to a sinking of your hips, which increases your drag in the water ultimately causing you to swim slower.

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USC Coach Dave Salo talks USRPT, coaching philosophy on Ritter Sports Performance Podcast

USC Head Coach Dave Salo shares some insights into his coaching philosophy and training methodology, including his thoughts on USRPT.

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David Marsh Performance Video: Breaststroke Kick Set with Micah Lawrence

Swimming Video is courtesy of SwimMAC Elite & David Marsh Performance Swim Camps.

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Coach’s Intel: Jake Shellenberger from Liberty University Shares a Sprint Set

Liberty University’s Jake Shellenberger shares a speed set his athletes did on January 25th.

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Coach’s Intel: Aaron Workman of UNC Shares a Sprint Set

Aaron Workman, assistant at UNC shares a sprint and power set his athletes did at the end of 2013.

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New SwimMAC Elites Have to Hit the Ropes – Video

Swimming Video is courtesy of SwimMAC Elite & David Marsh Performance Swim Camps.

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Jason Lezak & Seeds of Third Effort

Chuck Warner, the author and coach, is an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the…

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Gator Crawl Swimming Drill: David Marsh Performance Video

David Marsh, Olympic Coach and CEO of SwimMAC Carolina, explains the Gator Crawl.

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Underwater High Elbow Catch: David Marsh Performance Video

David Marsh, Olympic Coach and CEO of SwimMAC Carolina, explains Underwater High Elbow Catch.

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Becca Mann blogs (and videos) USRPT, Day 3

On day 3, Becca Mann is back with some video footage of USRPT in action, plus her thoughts on its viability as a training strategy.

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Becca Mann Blogs USRPT, Day 2

Becca Mann has now completed two days of USRPT, and has answers to some of your questions!

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George Bovell Swimming Stream of Consciousness

Bovell’s point of view training, racing, living…

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What is the Head Strong Posture Trainer?

Have you heard of the Head Strong Posture Trainer but are not really sure what it is, what it does, and how it can make you a faster swimmer? Watch this short video and have all of your questions answered!

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How Cesar Cielo Overcame Surgery on Both Knees, Swimmer Strength

October 2012, Cesar Cielo underwent surgery on both knees. The recovery was long and arduous, robbing Cesar of a quality training. Cesar had to find a way to quickly regain his leg strength while continuing to rehabilitate his knees.

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