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An Inside Look at the Walsh Sisters In and Out of the Pool (Video Feature)

SwimSwam sat down with the two sisters to get a sense of how their relationship affects their performances in the pool. 

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Practice + Pancakes: Power + Partner Pulls with Nashville Aquatic Club

Even though the Southeast Pancakes tour is over… we’re in denial. So we’re keeping the party going!

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Beyond the Pancakes: The Lesson I Learned as the Sports Science Guy for USA Swimming

In this episode, Skinner explains how to use a neuroscience approach to teach someone a new technique

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Why the SEC Championships are a Must See Event (Video Feature)

There are some things you don’t get from seeing just the splits on a screen. Ask anyone, and they’ll say that the SEC championships are unlike any other meet. What makes it a must see event? 

Watch Florida Men, TA&M Women Take the Plunge After SEC Titles (Video)

Watch both men’s and women’s SEC championship teams dive in the pool to celebrate their victory

Beyond the Pancakes: Jonty Skinner On “Hydro” Freestyle Technique

Skinner calls the ideal freestyle technique “hydro freestyle”, and it is based on the idea of vaulting yourself over the water rather than pulling yourself through it

Practice + Pancakes: Bama Mid Group Get’s Race Reps with Pace 50’s

At the last practice of our 2019 Southeastern Pancake Tour, we followed 2 groups in Tuscaloosa.

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Beyond The Pancakes: Gary Taylor of Auburn on being a First-time Head Coach

If you saw SwimSwam’s Practice + Pancakes with Auburn University, you got a taste of head coach Gary Taylor’s coaching style.

Practice + Pancakes: Alabama Uses Sponges, “Doritos” for Resistance

We dropped in on a Friday, and Monday/Wednesday/Friday mornings, the tide go long course

Practice + Pancakes: Auburn Swimming keeps it “Unorthodox”

The third stop on the SwimSwam Southeast Pancake tour 2019 was in Auburn, Alabama, where first year head coach Gary Taylor and his staff were keeping things interesting

Practice + Pancakes: Columbia Swim Club Shows Innovative Take on Power Cords

Gary is known for his long aerobic (or anaerobic) free and IM sets, but on the day I came, the kids got a break and focused on power and speed.

Marlins of Raleigh: What it Takes to be an Elite Club Team (Video Report)

In it’s 18 years of existence, they’ve been sending swimmers to Olympic trials since 2004, and was just named a gold medal team for the 3rd year in a row. For a club that started with just 6 swimmers, that’s not too shabby.

Practice + Pancakes: UGA Postgrads Light Up Wednesday Pace Set

The main group (majority of the swimmers), which included olympians Gunnar Bentz, Jay Litherland, Melanie Margalis, and Chase Kalisz, were all doing the same main set

Beyond the Pancakes: Matt Kredich on How to Teach Athletes

Matt Kredich is as much a student of swimming as he is a teacher

Practice + Pancakes: Georgia Fly & Breast Groups Work Variety of Drills and Skills

On a Wednesday morning, you can find UGA splitting into 4 different stroke groups (fly, back, breast, free) and working seemingly almost every aspect of the stroke

Practice of a Postgrad: How to Perfect Your Underwaters (Video)

After capturing P+P with the Tennessee men, I stayed to watch postgrad and Commonwealth Games bronze medalist (50 fly) Ryan Coetzee’s solo workout

Practice + Pancakes: Tennessee Men Rock Resisted Relay Starts & Tempo

The UT men were coming off of a weight workout, and applying what they were working in the gym to their skills in the pool

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