Training Intel

The Two Words Keeping You From Faster Swimming: “I Can’t”

At some point we have all stood on the brink of a tough workout or big-time race and found ourselves thinking, “I can’t.” Here is what you need to know about these two little words that are keeping you from swimming to your potential.

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Triathlon Training: How to Improve Your Swimming with Gerry Rodrigues

For over 30 years Gerry Rodrigues has been helping athletes improve their swimming leading to breakthroughs in their triathlon performances

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Want to Be Mentally Tougher This Season? Sleep More

Mental toughness isn’t just about being more gritty than the next swimmer; it’s about taking care of yourself between practices. Here’s how sleep will help you be more resilient this season.

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TritonWear Race Analysis: 2019 NCAA DI Finals, Women’s 100y breaststroke

The women’s 100y breaststroke at the 2019 NCAA DI finals delivered an exciting race, as defending champion Lilly King broke her own NCAA and American record.

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Videos from FINA Golden Coaches’ Clinic Now Available on YouTube

The clinic provided insight into training of some of the world’s best swimmers. Featured above: Peter Andrew, father and coach of Michael Andrew.

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7 Reasons Every Swimmer Should Go to Swim Meets

Swim meets provide valuable lessons and growing opportunities for swimmers. Here are 7 reasons every swimmer should be going to swim meets.

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Coach’s Intel: Osvath’s Pace Buckets Set Pre-1:53 Breaststroke

Some cool insight into our Swim of the Week: after we recognized Missouri State’s Artur Osvath for his school-record 200 breast, Missouri State associate head coach Chelsea Dirks-Ham reached out with a specific set he used in his preparation that week.

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A Lesson in Swim Coaching from a Buddhist Nun

This article has nothing to do with religion. What it is about is a lesson in swim coaching I learned from a Buddhist nun.

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The Power of Training the Details

If you want big change in the water this season, start with the small things.

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10 Things Non-Swimmers Will Never Understand About Swimming

For the casual observer, swimmers might seem like a bizarre lot. Here are 10 things that non-swimmers will never understand about swimming.

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Horton, Campbell Sisters, Larkin Reveal Their Toughest Sets Ever

Ever tried a 4k IM on for size? Mitch Larkin of Australia has! Check out what he and some of his elite Aussie teammates reveal as their toughest sets ever!

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The 5 Benefits of Swim-Specific Strength Based Training

In this post touch on 5 (of the many) benefits of swim-specific strength training.

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Upping the InZanity: Grothe is Getting Faster!

This is Zane Grothe’s favorite set and he dropped a total of 23 seconds off of it from one year ago!

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Dennis Pursley Doesn’t Use The Word ‘Taper’

Taper. Rest. Preparation. Drop tapers. Swim coaches have a million words to describe the art of resting, and often it seems every coach has a different definition of each term. But Pursley says the terminology truly does matter – at least in the mind of the athlete.

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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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