1 year ago
Why You Shouldn’t Rush Things Behind the Blocks

"When you feel the rising lump of nerves in your throat, take a deep breath, slow things down, and focus on nailing your own routine.

From there, the results will take care of themselves."

USA Swimming News Article

1 year ago
Two American Records Set in First Day of Men's NCAA Championships

ICYMI: ☝ event. ✌ American records.

Texas kicked off the Men's NCAA Championships with a win in the 800 free relay.

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USA Swimming News Article

1 year ago
TYR Pro Swim Series at Des Moines | Women's 100m Back

Fast racing means cranking out the fastest times in the world for 2019! Throwback to Kathleen Baker battling it out at the TYR Pro Series at Des Moines! ?

Be there to watch the best of the best ... See more

1 year ago

Katie Ledecky, Stephen Curry AND dad jokes? Sounds like a winning combo to us! Watch as Ledecky guest stars in 5 Minutes From Home!

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1 year ago
Natalie Coughlin Shares her Recipe for Breakfast Fried Rice

Try this nutritious twist on a traditional Filipino breakfast favorite from Natalie Coughlin's Cook to Thrive. ??

Full recipe ⤵

USA Swimming News Article

1 year ago
Off The Blocks Season 2, Ep. 2 Feat. Kathleen Baker Teaser

If you want to be the best, you have to go the extra mile ?

Off The Blocks episode ✌️ feat. Kathleen Baker premieres April 8 on usaswimming.org!

1 year ago
Women in Swimming History: Debbie Meyer Dominated the Competition

✔ First woman to win 3 individual Olympic gold at the same Games
✔ Set the world record 22 times

...Oh, and this was all before she turned 18. ??

USA Swimming News Article

1 year ago
2019 NCAA Men's Division I Swimming and Diving Preview

Couldn't get enough NCAA Championship action last week? You're in luck ?

NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships begin Wednesday ??

USA Swimming News Article

1 year ago

What race do you think was the best race from Women's NCAA DI Championships this past weekend? ?⬇️

Photo: Stanford Women's Swimming

1 year ago
Nutrition Tip: Top Foods for Fighting Inflammation

Trade your ibuprofen for a healthy snack to help fight inflammation. ?

USA Swimming News Article

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1 year ago
Duke Blue Devils Score 2020 Verbal from Rockville Montgomery's Catherine Belyakov - Swimming World News

Duke Blue Devils Score 2020 Verbal from Rockville Montgomery's Catherine Belyakov

NEW COMMIT: Duke University has received a new verbal commitment from Gaithersburg, Md. breaststroker Catherine Belyakov beginning in the 2020-21 season. Belyakov swims year-round with Rockville ... See more

1 year ago
Ross Dant Crushes 1000 Free Record on Night One of YMCA Nationals - Swimming World News

Ross Dant Crushes 1000 Free Record on Night One of YMCA Nationals

The 2019 YMCA National Championships began today at the Greensboro Aquatic Complex in Greensboro, North Carolina. The meet will be held April 1-5. Hickory’s Ross Dant stole the show on the meet’s

1 year ago
Indiana Sweeps Big Ten Men's Swimming Honors - Swimming World News

Indiana Sweeps Big Ten Men's Swimming Honors

After another historic week at the 2019 NCAA Men’s Championships last week, Indiana University men’s swimming and diving swept the yearly Big Ten Awards, the conference office announced on Monday.

1 year ago
TritonWear April Swimmer of the Month: Louise Hansson - Swimming World News

TritonWear April Swimmer of the Month: Louise Hansson

Each month, Swimming World will partner with TritonWear to bring you our Swimmer of the Month. This month, we feature Louise Hansson. Who is Louise Hansson? Louise Hansson is a

1 year ago
Canadian Swimming Trials Opens in Toronto This Week - Swimming World News

Canadian Swimming Trials Opens in Toronto This Week

The #RoadToTokyo begins now, as Canada’s best swimmers converge on Toronto to compete for spots on six teams being selected at the Canadian Swimming Trials. The Toronto Pan Am Sports

1 year ago
Princeton's C. Rob Orr Announces Retirement After 40-Year Career - Swimming World News

Princeton's C. Rob Orr Announces Retirement After 40-Year Career

C. Rob Orr, a man whose name is synonymous with both championship-level coaching and Tiger Swimming, has announced his retirement as the head coach of the Princeton Men’s Swimming &

1 year ago
The Week That Was: Cal Snaps Texas Winning Streak, Wins First National Title Since 2014

The Week That Was: Cal Snaps Texas Winning Streak, Wins First National Title Since 2014

Read about all the biggest stories from the week of March 26.

1 year ago
Stanford Women's Water Polo Storms into Uytengsu and Beats USC, Snapping 36-Match Win Streak - Swimming World News

Stanford Women's Water Polo Storms into Uytengsu and Beats USC, Snapping 36-Match Win Streak

After spotting top-ranked USC a three-goal advantage, #2 Stanford came roaring back with a four-goal fourth, to score a 9-8 OT win over the host Trojans

1 year ago
NCAA Announces 2020 Swimming and Diving Championships to be Swum in Short Course Meters - Swimming World News

NCAA Announces 2020 Swimming and Diving Championships to be Swum in Short Course Meters

The 2020 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships will be in short course meters.

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1 year ago
Swim Parents: Your Stress and Expectations Are Contagious

Swim parents want the best for their little swimmers. As it turns out, the stress and expectations you have trickle down to your little athlete.

1 year ago
What Are Coaches Looking For In College Swimmers? Part 1 - College Swimming Guide

What Are Coaches Looking For In College Swimmers? Part 1 - College Swimming Guide

What Are Coaches Looking For In College Swimmers? Part 1 by Michelle Lombana | College Swimming, NCAA Recruiting | A common question during the topic of college recruiting in any sport is “What are ... See more

1 year ago
CSG Checklist When to Begin the Research to Swim in College | College Swimming Guide - ConvertKit

Checklist When to Begin the Research to Swim in College | College Swimming Guide

1 year ago
Quick Question: What if My Swimmer Hasn't Achieved a Best Time in a While?

Quick Question: What if My Swimmer Hasn't Achieved a Best Time in a While?

1 year ago
College Swimming Guide Online Q&A Session

College Swimming Guide Online Q&A Session

1 year ago
College Swimming Guide Online Q&A Session

College Swimming Guide Online Q&A Session

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1 year ago
The Woodlands Swim Team Hires Chris Collier as New Head Coach

https://swimswam.com/the-woodlands-swim-team-hires-chris-collier-as-new-head-coach/

Chris Collier has been hired as the new head coach of The Woodlands Swim Team (TWST) in suburban Houston. Collier was most recently an assistant coach for

1 year ago
Michigan Will Host Tri Meet with Tennessee, Virginia in 2019-2020 Season

https://swimswam.com/michigan-will-host-tri-meet-with-tennessee-virginia-in-2019-2020-season/

The Michigan Wolverines swimming & diving teams have released their 2019-2020 schedules, which will include some new opponents and several top 10 foes.

1 year ago
Breaststroker Brock Aune (2020) Sends Verbal Commitment to Minnesota

https://swimswam.com/breaststroker-brock-aune-2020-sends-verbal-commitment-to-minnesota/

Brussels, Wisconsin-native Brock Aune has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota for 2020-21.

1 year ago
How to Use Stroke Rate to Improve Swim Performance

Stroke rate looks at how fast a #swimmer takes each stroke (i.e. completing a single arm pull for free and back; regular pull for fly and breast) or stroke cycle (completing a pull on both arms). ... See more

Finding the optimal stroke rate is about finding the right balance between stroke rate and DPS. This will be different for each athlete.

1 year ago
Less Than A Year Out From Tokyo, Olympian Emily Seebohm Changes Coaches

https://swimswam.com/less-than-a-year-out-from-tokyo-olympian-emily-seebohm-changes-coaches/

World Champion and Olympic medalist Emily Seebohm of Australia has moved her training home less than one year out from the 2020 Olympic Games.

1 year ago
Cal Picks Up Verbal Commitment from 2020 Sprinter Mara Allen

https://swimswam.com/cal-picks-up-verbal-commitment-from-2020-sprinter-mara-allen/

Folsom, California’s Mara Allen has verbally committed to swim for the University of California, Berkeley in 2020-21.

1 year ago
Kristof Milak Turning Focus Away From 200 Fly For Next Few Months

https://swimswam.com/kristof-milak-turning-focus-away-from-200-fly-for-next-few-months/

Kristof Milak is somewhat fed up with training for the 200 fly and will put the event on the back-burner over the next few months.

1 year ago
7 Olympic Swimmers Who Use Visualization

https://swimswam.com/7-olympic-swimmers-who-use-visualization/

Visualization is a mental training skill that swimmers can use to boost confidence. Here's how some of the top swimmers on the planet use it.

1 year ago
The Myth of "Water-Safe"

Fearing for our children when it comes to water is perfectly natural. After birth defects, #drowning is the #1 cause of death for children ages 1 – 4, according to the American Academy of ... See more

While no one can make kids truly "water-safe" we can make kids "water-safer." Here are some smart measures that can make your child safer around water.

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1 year ago
Path Of The Hand

Take advantage of the path of maximum propulsion.

If you want to see the full video, click here:
https://www.facebook.com/effortlessswimming/videos/2218011068236984/?t=2

Check out the Effortless ... See more

1 year ago
Too Much Effort On The Catch

Putting too much power and effort on the catch would mean that you are not generating propulsion because the direction that you are pressing is downwards.

If you want to see the full video, click ... See more

1 year ago
High Elbow

How do we determine if it's a high elbow or a dropped elbow position?

If you want to see the full video, click here:
https://www.facebook.com/effortlessswimming/videos/2218011068236984/?t=2

Check ... See more

1 year ago
3 Ways To Change Your Stroke For Faster Open Water Swimming

What changes to your stroke can you make when you swim open water to help increase speed, be in control and confident in choppy conditions? In today's video we look at three of the key tweaks to your ... See more

1 year ago
[Feedback Friday] How To Stop Your Legs From Slowing You Down

By simply keeping your feet in line with your body (instead of having them splaying wide) can change your speed significantly. The amount of drag it creates can slow you down by up to 5 seconds per ... See more

1 year ago
Lift Your Sternum

Lift your sternum to avoid restricting your airways.

If you want to see the full video, click here:
https://www.facebook.com/effortlessswimming/videos/2218011068236984/?t=2

Check out the Effortless ... See more

1 year ago
Freestyle Rotation: Rock Not Roll?

How much rotation should you have in freestyle?

With all of the professional triathletes and elite swimmers we've worked with, we've found that 'rocking' side-to-side to 35-55 degrees to be best ... See more

1 year ago
Exhale More

Exhale more, inhale naturally and keep the heart rate down.

If you want to see the full video, click here:
https://www.facebook.com/effortlessswimming/videos/2218011068236984/?t=2

Check out the ... See more

1 year ago
[Feedback Friday] Why You Get Tired So Quickly

We look at a 2:00/100m swimmer and discover why his breathing, head position, and stroke rate are holding back from getting under 2min pace. We talk about how he can improve each of these things over ... See more

1 year ago
Less Drop On The Elbow

Lesser drop on the elbow during the catch would mean that the arm is angled a little bit better to press back on the water.

If you want to see the full video, click ... See more

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1 year ago
Timeline Photos

10 Characteristics of the Lazy Swimmer…The Lazy Swimmer Ode to Coaches!
https://buff.ly/2He3CMn
#Swimming #Lazy #Excellence #Practice #Coaching

1 year ago
Timeline Photos

What is the Influence of Capsaicin (CAP) for Swimmers in Sprint Training?!
https://buff.ly/2IJZ2WZ
#Swimming #Nutrition #Capsaicin #Supplements #Practice #Recovery

1 year ago
Timeline Photos

Neural and Metabolic Effects of Acute Fatigue Training!
https://buff.ly/2Ko0M5U
#Swimming #MetabolicEffects #Training #Practice #Endurance

1 year ago
Timeline Photos

Risk factors for, and prevention of, shoulder injuries in overhead sports: a systematic review with best-evidence synthesis!
https://buff.ly/2RLqpSO
#Swimming #Shoulder #ShoulderInjury ... See more

1 year ago
Timeline Photos

Sprint Swimming Stroke Rate in Elite Swimmers!
https://buff.ly/2CC7wLU
#Sprint #StrokeRate #Power #Swimming

1 year ago
Timeline Photos

The Differences Between Long-Course and Short-Course Swimming! Does it matter?!
https://buff.ly/2vxKhif
#Swimming #Practice

1 year ago
Timeline Photos

10 Strategies to Help Improve Swimming Times!
https://buff.ly/2wQ4iR4
#Swimming #Improvement #TheProcess

1 year ago
Timeline Photos

The time dependence of the effect of ischemic preconditioning on successive sprint swimming performance!
https://buff.ly/2RErGLc
#Swimming #Timing #Performance #Practice #Sprint

1 year ago
Timeline Photos

Stroke Rate and Propulsive Limb Coordination Improve Sprint Breaststroke Swimming
https://buff.ly/31n2RYH
#Swimming #Breaststroke #Sprint #Practice

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1 year ago
Photos from Master Spas's post

Karla shared these photos of “the best place to cool off in the 209”. 😀

1 year ago

This swim spa looks amazing in this setting! It’s the perfect space for exercise and relaxation!

1 year ago
Photos from Master Spas's post

TinaMarie shared these photos of her backyard with us along with this message “No better spot in Valpo than our Master Spas Hot Tub in our backyard!!!”

1 year ago
Photos from Master Spas's post

Isn’t this hot tub installation awesome?!? What a great space!

📸: Pool Tech Plus

1 year ago

This backyard was made for relaxation!!!

📸: Master Spas of West Michigan

1 year ago

Krissy sent us a message saying she loves her Clarity! And she sent us these pictures as well. Thanks Krissy! It’s gorgeous!

1 year ago

Adam shared this beautiful picture of his hot tub from Master Spas with us along with this message:

We spent last week on vacation at Hilton Head Island but couldn't wait to get back to this ... See more

1 year ago

We love it when our customers share photos with us! This is a photo Mary shared of her beautiful Clarity spa by Master Spas. Thanks, Mary!

1 year ago

It may be Monday, but it doesn't have to be stressful! Take some time to relax!!!

1 year ago

This swim spa installation is breathtaking! Love the aerial shot!

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