Training Intel

SJACY’s Adam Ritchie Shares a Sprint Workout

In today’s Coach’s Intel Adam Ritchie, national team head coach at the YMCA of Burlington and Camden County – South Jersey Aquatic Club, shares a sprint set that his group did this May

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Training spotlight: Destin Lasco, Dimitar Petrov and Pleasantville Aquatics

Our next installment of the training spotlight series stays in New Jersey where we’re looking at another rising young backstroker and his training group.

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Training Spotlight: Vinny Marciano, Al Ledgin and Morris County Swimming

Morris County Swim Club coach Al Ledgin offers a glimpse into the training he does with his squad, including 5-event short-course NAG record-holder Vinny Marciano.

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Chris Walker Hebborn: Three things backstrokers really need to do

The 23 year-old is Britain’s top ranked backstroker following his wins in the 50m and 100m at last months British Championships, where he caught attention for his tattoos as well as his swimming.

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McGinnis: Common Myths About Swimmers and Resistance Training, And Why They’re Not True

Eric McGinnis is the Rollins College Strength & Conditioning Coach and Sports Performance Specialist, a former Kentucky All-American and World University…

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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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