Frontal drag is the number one enemy of the swimmer. Swimming is arguably the most technique sensitive sport on the planet.
Gary Hall Sr: “There are three different facets of dry land training, all of which are important; strength training, stretching and fitness. I am not aware of any elite swimmer that does not incorporate a dry land program into his or her training.”
Should your swimmer only swim, or participate in several sports? As a swim mom for almost 15 years, I’ve had this conversation on the pool deck over and over.
How you prepare yourself for preseason training makes a huge impact on the way you handle the next couple of weeks. Let’s discuss a few tips so you can hit the ground running with training and truly maximize your preseason potential.
Swimming may be an individual sport, but we train as a team. Here are a few ways to foster an environment where everyone succeeds.
Nathan’s top three “Bridge exercises” are the Weighted Pull Up, the Hex Bar Dead Lift and the Disc Freestyle Slide.
There are a lot of benefits to spending a few minutes a day on your mental training. Besides that whole swimming faster aspect, here is the next sweetest thing that happens.
Let’s take a look at the 5 goals every swimmer can put their mind to this season, and how they’ll put you on the fast track to great performances.
One can look at the freestyle kick as being similar to the turbocharged engine.
Feeling inspired to take your swimming to the next level? Here are 6 benefits of mental training for competitive swimmers.
At the recent convention of the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA), Arizona State coach Bob Bowman delivered remarks focused on how he prepared Michael Phelps for the Olympics in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016
World record holders Sarah Sjöström and Adam Peaty share their favourite sets…
Folker presented at the America Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) 2017 World Clinic in Washington D.C., addressing a packed house in two separate four-hour sessions.
There are a ton of different ways swimmers are looking to get better nowadays. Whether it’s experimenting with a new type of training or trying out a new product – swimmers are curious creatures.
Another school year is rolling, which means the eternal struggle of balancing swimming and school is upon you again. Here are 6 tips for overcoming the struggle.