Training Intel

The Simple and Sneaky Mental Trick That Will Help You Swim Faster

We all want to experience the peak of our abilities in the pool. Here’s one way sneaky way to get more from yourself in practice and competition.

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Swim Clubs Turn to In-House Dryland Specialists

How can swim coaches become dryland experts?

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10 Ways To Reduce Frontal Drag

Frontal drag is the number one enemy of the swimmer. Swimming is arguably the most technique sensitive sport on the planet.

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Develop Explosive Power and Flexibility – Dry Land Training

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.”

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One Tip for Swim Parents about Sports Specialization

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.

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5 Ways to Prepare for Preseason Swim Training

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.

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How to Swim Faster By Being a Rock Star Teammate

Swimming may be an individual sport, but we train as a team. Here are a few ways to foster an environment where everyone succeeds.

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Nathan Adrian’s 3 Favorite Exercises

Nathan’s top three “Bridge exercises” are the Weighted Pull Up, the Hex Bar Dead Lift and the Disc Freestyle Slide.

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5 Goals Every Swimmer Should Set This Season

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.

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Turbocharge Your Engine In Freestyle

One can look at the freestyle kick as being similar to the turbocharged engine.

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Bowman Shares Pre-Olympic Michael Phelps Workouts At ASCA Convention

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

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Sarah Sjöström and Adam Peaty Share Their Favourite Sets

World record holders Sarah Sjöström and Adam Peaty share their favourite sets…

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BridgeAthletic Co-founder Nick Folker Empowers Swim Programs

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.

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FINIS Set Of The Week: Targeted Muscle Group Training

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.

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Designing Dryland To Improve Flip Turns

Oftentimes in swimming, it is said that a flip turn will make or break a race. Considered to be a “blind” turn, a swimmer’s head should stay directly in line with their body and not look around at their competition when completing the motion.

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