Practice + Pancakes

Practice + Pancakes: The 2020 Eddie Reese Invite

the Eddie Reese Invite is an infamous event for the Texas men’s swimming team where the men suit up during a practice and race odd distances off the blocks

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Practice + Pancakes: New Mexico Women at That Holiday Workout We’ve All Been To

For the holidays I went to visit my brother in Albuquerque. Wyatt trains with the UNM women’s team 3 days a week, and so I paid the Lobos a visit. 

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Practice + Pancakes: Virginia Swims Broken 100/200’s Off the Blocks

Coaches Blaire Bachman and Tyler Fenwick were running a lactate set for the 3rd Friday in a row, geared toward getting the Hoos race ready

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Beyond the Pancakes: How Queens University Won Mens/Women’s Titles in 5 Years

When SwimSwam went to visit Queens University, we sat down with head coach Jeff Dugdale to speak with him about Queens’ success since his arrival in 2011

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Practice + Pancakes: Virginia Women Conquer Power + Speed

We stopped by University of Virginia, where a group of their women’s team were throwing down some serious speed. This is the entirety of that workout

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Beyond the Pancakes: How to Build a Gold Medal Club Team

we sat down with head coach Bruce Marchionda to ask him how he had built TAC into a gold medal team after only 3 years with the program

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Practice + Pancakes: Queens University Works Through “Recovery” Day

Queens has become known for producing talent that would challenge for DI national titles, so I was excited to see the kind of work they do for myself.

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Practice + Pancakes: TAC Titans Tackle Threshold/Pace Combo

The TAC Titans house talents such as Jr National Teamer Claire Curzan, National Teamer Charlotte Hook, and 2020 Olympian Ashley Twichell

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Beyond the Pancakes: Braden Holloway on NC State Recruiting

When SwimSwam was in Raleigh shooting Practice + Pancakes with NC State, we also sat down with Braden Holloway to speak about recruiting at the college level

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Practice + Pancakes: NC State Sprinters Suit Up, Mid Group Goes for Power

You’ve seen what some of the NC State postgrads were doing on the Tuesday we were there: now see what the undergrads were up to.

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Practice of a Postgrad: 3 NC State Post Grads Compete in Power Towers

The game is simple. They had to get the weight to the top of the rack in under 6 seconds. If they went over 6 seconds, they have to drop weight.

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Beyond the Pancakes: Mark Gangloff on Establishing Culture as a New Head Coach

SwimSwam sat down with head coach Mark Gangloff to talk with him about his goals for his first season in North Carolina.

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Practice + Pancakes: North Carolina Prepares for Georgia Tech Invite

The Tarheels were just beginning their preparation for the Georgia Tech Invite (which kicks off on Friday) on this Monday when we arrived.

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Beyond the Pancakes: Sergio Lopez Shares How he Coaches Technique

When SwimSwam visited Virginia Tech for Practice + Pancakes, we sat down with Sergio Lopez to see how he approaches working on technique with swimmers

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Practice + Pancakes: Virginia Tech Suits Up for 8×100 Off the Blocks

The hokies were coming off of a tri-meet with Queens and Pitt Friday afternoon, but head coach Sergio Lopez wasn’t letting the racing stop there

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