1 month ago
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The most effective way to increase speed and endurance is by improving your technique.

All the products and materials Effortless Swimming makes are created by National swimmer and coach Brenton ... See more

1 month ago

Throwing it back to a great moment in history!

Anyone remember when Australia took on the undefeated USA in the men's 4x100m relay back in 2000?

1 month ago
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In this podcast, we talk about when to be ‘in the moment’ and when to be ‘out of the moment’ in swimming and how this balance can help you as an athlete.

This is in addition to our previous ... See more

1 month ago
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Freestyle Stroke Correction Clinics!

Sign up now for one of our freestyle stroke correction clinics. This is for swimmers and triathletes wanting to become faster, more efficient and confident in ... See more

1 month ago

Breaking the 20-minute barrier.

Check out this video to see how we can help you get under that 20-minute mark with the correct techniques. It's important to focus on correct alignment, as doing this ... See more

1 month ago
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Hard work pays off.

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Places we'd love to swim - Gardner Bay, Hood Island, Galapagos Islands.

Snorkel the turquoise water and when you tire out, hang out with the seals basking in the sun on the beautiful white sand ... See more

1 month ago

Hawaii Swim Camp 2019!

Join Brenton Ford and former New Zealand Olympic swimmer and coach Gary Hurringin in Hawaii to spend 5 days improving your swimming. This 5-day technique intensive camp will ... See more

1 month ago
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Train in manual, race in automatic.

Swimming can be compared to driving a car. In today’s podcast, we share with you about going from manual mode to automatic. When training, we like our swimmers ... See more

1 month ago
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Swimming Tip: With breathing, focus on keeping your head down with the chin tucked into your neck. When it’s time to breathe, take a breath of air to the same side as the arm that is out of the ... See more

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1 month ago
The Week That Was: Bonnet Sprints To New National Record At French Champs

The Week That Was: Bonnet Sprints To New National Record At French Champs

Read about all the biggest stories from the week of May 21st in the week that was.

1 month ago
Swimming World's 2018 Summer Water Polo Camp Guide - Swimming World News

Swimming World's 2018 Summer Water Polo Camp Guide

By Michael Randazzo, Swimming World Contributor Memorial Day is here and perhaps you’re wondering how your child will get in shape for Junior Olympics, HaBa WaBa or get noticed by

1 month ago
Spain Dominates Artistic Swimming World Series in Madrid - Swimming World News

Spain Dominates Artistic Swimming World Series in Madrid

Hosts Spain showed great form this weekend in Madrid, as the Spanish capital was hosting the sixth leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2018. The home nation captured

1 month ago
Q&A With Crohn's Disease Fighter Kathleen Baker

Olympic Gold Medalist Kathleen Baker Shares About Swimming with Crohn's Disease

Kathleen Baker has established herself as one of the strongest and most consistent swimmers for Team USA, all while managing Crohn's disease.

1 month ago
Veronica Burchill Putting Together the Pieces for Elite Sprinting

Veronica Burchill Putting Together the Pieces for Elite Sprinting

Georgia sprinter Veronica Burchill pinpointed the experiences and moments that put her on the path to becoming one of the country's best.

1 month ago
Kathleen Baker Tops Hosszu at Speedo Grand Challenge - Swimming World News

Kathleen Baker Tops Hosszu at Speedo Grand Challenge

The 2018 Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine, California, concluded Sunday night with some fast swims from some of the big names in the sport. Kathleen Baker won the 100-meter backstroke

1 month ago
FINIS Tip Of The Week: Butterfly Breathing

FINIS Tip Of The Week: Butterfly Breathing

This week’s FINIS Tip of the Week focuses on breathing in butterfly.

1 month ago
7 Things to Consider Before Quitting Swimming - Swimming World News

7 Things to Consider Before Quitting Swimming

Just about every swimmer considers quitting swimming due to the intense physical and mental drain, but consider these seven things before following through.

1 month ago
Mehdy Metella, Melanie Henique Top Butterfly Events at French Nationals - Swimming World News

Mehdy Metella, Melanie Henique Top Butterfly Events at French Nationals

Mehdy Metella and Melanie Henique added butterfly events to their European Championships roster on the final day of the 2018 French National Championships. This meet is serving as a qualification for ... See more

1 month ago
Katinka Hosszu Wins Two Events at Speedo Grand Challenge - Swimming World News

Katinka Hosszu Wins Two Events at Speedo Grand Challenge

After a week that included a public split from her husband/coach, Katinka Hosszu was back in the water competing against some of the biggest names in swimming. She opened up

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1 month ago
The 2018 IBJJF World Championship Fight Everyone Wants To See

Leandro wants his revenge. Meregali wants war. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu's 'Fight Of The Year' looms...

1 month ago
FloFootball

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Coming soon: the story of Allen High School and 5-star recruit Theo Wease.

2 months ago
FloSports Announces Acquisition of The Rugby Channel From Rugby International Marketing - FloSports

FloRugby is now the undisputed leader in live coverage of American rugby across all levels of the sport.

FloSports Announces Acquisition of The Rugby Channel From Rugby International Marketing

2 months ago
Highlight: USA vs. Cuba At Beat The Streets 2018

A sporting event unlike any other.

2 months ago
FloRugby

LOL

Proud Dad Moment

2 months ago
Jordan Burroughs Defeats Frank Chamizo At Beat The Streets 2018

Context: World Champ (USA) vs. World Champ (ITA). Setting: New York City rooftop. Attendance: thousands from around the globe. The wrestling mat: fully slimed with rain. Advantage: JORDAN BURROUGHS!!!

2 months ago
FloGrappling

"inside one of the most hardcore jiu-jitsu gyms in the world..." With, arguably, the top submission fighter of a generation.

The FloGrappling team go inside one of the most hardcore jiu-jitsu gyms in the world: Leandro Lo's NS Brotherhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He teaches one of his trademark techniques and explains how he ... See more

2 months ago
FloRugby To Air South Africa Vs Wales Test Match LIVE

More rugby? Yes, please.

FloRugby will show Wales v South Africa LIVE June 2.

2 months ago

Up andddddddd....OVER!

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1 month ago

#MondayMotivation: “It’s what you do with the rough patches that will define the athlete that you’ll become.” – Olympian Dana Vollmer

1 month ago
NATHAN ADRIAN CONTINUES TO TRAIN WITH EYES ON FOURTH OLYMPIC GAMES

“It’s about figuring out ways to be faster. The fun part about swimming is that nobody has figured it out 100 percent quite yet." - Nathan Adrian

USA Swimming News Article

1 month ago
USA SWIMMING COMPETITOR SWIM ANCHOR PARTNERSHIP WITH NATIONAL COMMUNITY OUTREACH INITIATIVE

Thanks to Competitor Swim, Velocity Swimming now has new lane lines from the 2017 Phillips National Championship to kick-off the summer season 👍👏

USA Swimming News Article

1 month ago

Don't let your hard work go to waste. Refuel your body after your workout with lowfat chocolate milk and get better everyday! 👍 #RealWorks #Ad

1 month ago
WHY SWIM COACHES MATTER

"They are instructors, mentors, teachers, and life guiders. And in the greater scope of growing up, coaches are like architects who can mold young humans into better humans." #ThankYouCoach

USA Swimming News Article

2 months ago

What preparation tactics do you find most successful before a meet? Share your tips in the comments below for other parents & athletes 👇

Find more preparation tips on #DeckPass: goo.gl/CKYmy2

2 months ago

Listen to Olympian and mental health ambassador Allison Schmitt share her story in a new #KickSet podcast. 👍

Listen: www.usaswimming.org/kickset

2 months ago
GoSwim.tv

#WorkoutWednesday: Eliminate breaststroke recovery resistance with a simple separation drill. 👇

We’ve just published a detailed five video progression to really teach Separation Drill. To look way back on the origins, we’re showing the original drill from over eight years ago. You may ... See more

2 months ago
Tips for Choosing Double-Duty Snacks

#TuesdayTips: Snacking is a way of life for most swimmers, so be sure to choose wisely... 😋🍽️

USA Swimming News Article

2 months ago
Mental Health Awareness Month: Amanda Weir

Your injuries do not define you.

Olympian Amanda Weir reveals her internal struggle with her injuries and offers advice to others coping. #MentalHealthAwareness

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1 month ago
Erik Posegay Makes Big Ten Switch, Joins Wisconsin Staff

https://swimswam.com/erik-posegay-makes-big-ten-switch-joins-wisconsin-staff/

Erik Posegay, a former coach with NBAC and Penn State, has been announced as the final assistant rounding out Yuri Suguiyama’s new staff at Wisconsin. He joins alumni Jennah Haney and Kristy …

1 month ago
You’re Never So Good That You Can’t Help with the Lane Ropes

https://swimswam.com/youre-never-good-cant-help-lane-ropes/

You can tell a lot about swimmers during the last ten minutes of practice. Here’s what helping with the equipment says about you.

1 month ago
FINIS Set of the Week: Mile Training Set

FINIS Swimming Set of the Week - Mile Training

Great workout to hone in your mile pace!

1 month ago
Aussie Legend Ian Thorpe Calls For Ditching Olympic Medal Targets

https://swimswam.com/aussie-legend-ian-thorpe-calls-for-ditching-olympic-medal-targets/

Setting medal targets at a national level “puts an immense amount of pressure on athletes around something they have no control over,” says retired Olympic legend Ian Thorpe.

1 month ago
Ireland Putting An Increased Focus On Relays In The Lead-Up To 2020

https://swimswam.com/ireland-putting-an-increased-focus-on-relays-in-the-lead-up-to-2020/

Swim Ireland will be putting an increased focus on relays as they hope to field their first ever Olympic relay in 2020.

1 month ago
Schooling Delights Home Nation With First Win Of 2018 Singapore Nats

https://swimswam.com/schooling-delights-home-nation-with-first-win-of-2018-singapore-nats/

2016 Olympic champion and Singaporean swimming hero Joseph Schooling made his 2018 Singapore National Swimming Championships debut with a 100m fly gold.

1 month ago
The First 154 Verbal Commitments from the High School Class of 2019

See the first 154 #college #swimming verbal commitments from the High School Class of 2019

154 swimmers and divers from the class of 2019, including 14 boys and 17 girls from our top-20 lists, have already announced their verbal commitments for the fall of 2019.

1 month ago
Olympian Joseph Schooling: “I Think I’m Done With The 200 Fly”

https://swimswam.com/olympian-joseph-schooling-i-tihink-im-done-with-the-200fly/

“I am comfortable focusing on the shorter races. Sometimes you just have to transition, that is how the career goes,” says Joseph Schooling on night 2 of the Singapore National Champion…

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1 month ago
Electrical Stimulation's Impact on Sprinting in Swimmers

Electrical Stimulation’s Impact on Sprinting in Swimmers

Background on Electrical Stimulation Swimming is a unique sport where resistance training effectiveness is uncertain secondary to the lack of land for force production. Also, swimming is a highly ... See more

1 month ago
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How Does Stretching Affect Reactive Strength?
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1 month ago
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Friday Interview with Dr. Christopher Zinner. #Training #HIT https://buff.ly/2MbX1C4

1 month ago
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In a research study across 5 top swimming countries, "[t]he pull-up and squat were the most popular dry-land RT training exercises used by elite swimming strength and conditioning coaches" (Crowley ... See more

1 month ago
10 Reasons Swimmers Should Smile When the Going Gets Tough

10 reasons why swimmers should smile

In younger age groups, we often encounter angry swimmers who are disappointed with their performance. They are increasingly more demanding with themselves and their environment, enraged and ... See more

1 month ago
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Do backpacks cause shoulder pain? https://buff.ly/2kWWQhg

1 month ago
Chuck Trailer 4k

A powerful story every young swimmer should follow and get to know..
Good luck @mrbodbox this week at the Santa Clara Grand Prix! #TYRProSeries

1 month ago
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Don't end your swimming fun, check out this article on how to prevent swimming burnout! #Don'tGiveUp https://buff.ly/2smP7N7

1 month ago
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Ever feel down because a swimming competition didn't go as planned? Read these 6 tips to help you stay on the right attitude track! https://buff.ly/2J2gCXu


1 month ago
Swim Cap Challenge

Throwback Thursday to when we lined up 96 swimmers to put on their swim caps the "fun" way. Until proven otherwise, this is a world record. 😁🎖🏊‍♂️🏊‍♀️ #TBT

1 month ago
Four Alternative Accessories You Should Have

Think outside the gear bag with these things important to your swimming.

https://www.usms.org/fitness-and-training/articles-and-videos/articles/four-alternative-accessories-you-should-have

Here are four ideas for swimming accessories you may want to consider.

1 month ago
How Technology and Smarts Help Athletes Push the Limits

Science is helping to create new training methods and amazing performances in sports. How much faster, stronger, and better can humans get?

Science is helping to create new training methods and amazing performances in sports. How much faster, stronger, and better can humans get?

1 month ago
Three Yoga Poses for Better Posture

Proper posture can help you swim faster and experience less pain.

Swimmers and computer users often have hunched shoulders and upper backs, a protraction of the shoulder girdle that impairs proper movement and function of the muscles, tendons, and ligaments around ... See more

1 month ago
There's even more evidence that 2 forms of exercise are the best way to keep your brain young

"Exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have..."

When it comes to keeping the brain young and staving off the effects of aging, two types of workouts appear to be the best. A new review of nearly 100 well-designed studies found positive cognitive ... See more

1 month ago
Four Ways to Fend Off Foot Cramps

Here are some tricks to avoiding those painful set-killers.

Foot and calf cramps have a knack for striking swimmers mid-pool, leaving them gripping their legs and feet and grimacing in pain. Given the chance, a cramp will turn a beautiful sprint set into mush ... See more

1 month ago
World's best swimming cities

Do you agree? 🤔

These are the world's best cities for swimming -- from the enticing waters of Sydney to surprise places such as Zurich.

1 month ago
Three Ways to Become a Better Coach

Nashville Aquatic Club Masters’ Jeff Ockerman shares three tips he’s learned in coaching.

I'm a relative newcomer as a coach, but here are three things I've learned coaching with the Nashville Aquatic Club Masters program. 

1 month ago
Garbage patch and sharks are obstacles for trans-Pacific swimmer

"A 51-year-old French-born adventurer began an attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday..." 😲

Ben Lecomte, born in France and now living in Texas, has begun a swim estimated at 5,500 miles. He hopes to bring attention to pollution from plastics.

1 month ago
Adult Swam: The Joy of Finally Learning How to Swim

"...learning to perform a discrete, measurable task as an adult that you could not do a half-hour earlier elicits a sense of euphoria..."

If you want to learn, you can find an instructor near you ... See more

For years, the thought of swimming in front of other people filled me with dread. This year, I decided to finally do something about it.

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