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  • 10 Steps To Swimming Smarter Freestyle Working on technique regularly will drastically improve your overall swimming efficiency, speed, and confidence in the water. We’ve put together a a 10 step video series that will help you master the fundamentals of Freestyle! Whether you’re an elite triathlete, fitness swimmer, or masters competitor, every swimmer will benefit from the instructional video content provided in this series. […] February 28, 2015
  • 12 Days of Christmas Swim Workout Tis the season for family, friends and most importantly holiday training! Swimmers celebrate the holiday season and their time off school and work a bit differently than their non-swimming peers. We know coaches around the world are cooking up some mighty fine workouts for their athletes, so I wanted to share a workout I ran […] February 22, 2015
  • Crossing Lake St. Clair For Cystic Fibrosis Swimmers often stress over the little things. We get anxious when we think about waking up for morning practice and diving into the frigid water. We worry about achieving cuts for the next championship meet our friends will be at. Sometimes we get caught up in the grind that we lose sight of what we […] February 21, 2015
  • MySwimPro Retreat #1 Last week, our team went on our first company retreat to Los Angeles, California. We had a blast, and I’m happy to share all that we learned and experienced on our trip! Why do a team retreat? We knew that sharing experiences together would take our team to the next level. A few months ago, […] February 18, 2015
  • 2015 USMS Summer Nationals Athlete Perspective I recently had the opportunity to compete in my second U.S. Masters Swimming National Championships (August 6-9) at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio! It was a blast racing for team Michigan. The friends I’ve made, stories I heard and the experiences I had will hopefully continue to inspire both myself and those who read […] February 17, 2015
  • Three Takeaways For Coaches From This Year’s ASCA World Clinic The American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) World Clinic is an annual conference that brings together top coaches and aquatic leaders from around the world for a week of learning, inspiration and networking. This year’s world clinic was particularly exciting as we head into the final stretch before the Olympic games in Rio! Veteran coaches Bob […] February 16, 2015
  • 5 Years, 5,000 Kids Can Now Swim! According to the World Health Organization, there are an estimated 372,000 annual drowning deaths worldwide every year. Today, there over 4 billion people who can’t swim across the globe, and if a parent does not know how to swim, there is only a 13 percent chance that a child in that household will learn how […] February 15, 2015
  • April 5, 2015 #SwimChat Highlights Take a look at some of the swimming communities top tweets from this week’s #SwimChat. Q1: If you had to pick: Sprint set or Distance set? How long exactly? #SwimChat @FaresKsebati Distance set and for 1,000 #SwimChat — Katie Gover (@kegover) April 6, 2015 Q2: What’s your favorite piece of equipment to use when you’re […] February 10, 2015
  • What the U.S. Aquatic Sports Convention Is All About! Last week I attended the United States Aquatic Sports Convention in Kansas City, MO. This annual event brings together delegates and staff members from the national governing bodies of 5 aquatic sports including: USA Swimming, U.S. Masters Swimming, USA Diving, USA Water Polo, USA Synchro. Each delegation is made up of athletes, coaches, and national […] February 7, 2015
  • Holiday Gift Ideas For Swim Coaches Swim coaches strive to bring out the best in their athletes. Coaches are emotionally invested in the training, competition and overall preparation of their team. They bring out the best in us, and under their watchful eye help us improve both in and out of the water to reach our goals! Take some time this […] February 7, 2015