At the Beijing Olympics Jason Lezak swam one of the most unreal races in swimming history. Here’s how he unleashed the power of competing to make it happen.
When Mark Tewksbury got into the water for the final of 100m backstroke at the 1992 Olympics he felt like he’d already been there a thousand times. Here’s how he used visualization to achieve his goal of Olympic gold.
Before the 1980 Olympics Rowdy Gaines was forecast to win four gold medals. When the US boycotted, Gaines struggled with whether or not to continue swimming and chase that elusive gold medal.
Here’s what swimmers and swim parents need to know about the dreaded age group swimming plateau.
Duncan Armstrong pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history by asking a simple question: “Why not me?”
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.
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.
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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Despite the countless benefits resistance training has for both the athletic and non-athletic populations, misconceptions and misinformation abound.
If it’s big-time success in the pool you want, start by thinking small. Here’s how.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What can an elite college football coach teach swimmers about perseverance, mental toughness, and swimming faster than ever? Lots.