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There was no reason to expect that 17-year old Jon Sieben would compete for the gold medal of 200m butterfly at the Los Angeles. Here’s how he pulled off one of the biggest upsets in swimming history.
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.
Swim moms rule. But you probably already knew that. Here are 6 reasons why they are the best.
Swim coaches coach because they love the sport and their athletes. And we love ’em right back. Here are 10 swim coach stereotypes that we see on our local pool decks.
Swimmers are prisoners of what they think is possible. Here’s a lesson in how hard work in the pool helps you to redefine what you are capable of in the water.
Frustrated with the way training is going? Here is a 3-step plan for battling back from your next bad swim practice.
Tired of being the swimmer who works hard in practice but can’t rise to the occasion in competition? I got you.
The people you train with have a strong effect on what kind of effort you are going to give at practice today. Here’s some interesting research on why you should choose to swim with the faster swimmers on your team.
The swim season is a long haul. Here’s a way to keep your focus (and motivation) tight all year long.
Caeleb Dressel’s start has become a thing of legend. Here are some things you can learn from the fastest swimmer on the planet.
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.
Your swim coach will be teacher, counselor and friend to you over the course of your career in the pool. Here are 7 things they would like you to remember.
We all experience it at one point or another in training and competition: the moment where our shoulders and legs lock up and we die. Here’s how to be mentally prepared to conquer that moment.