• The 5 Most Common Butterfly Mistakes Swimmers Make

    Swimming pros and newbies can agree: butterfly is the toughest stroke! It engages every muscle in your body, and requires lots of strength and solid technique to swim it well. While it may be tempting to muscle your way through a butterfly set however you can, you might be making easily-fixable errors that are slowing […]

    February 23, 2021
  • The 5 Most Common Backstroke Mistakes Swimmers Make

    Backstroke can be a challenge — how are we supposed to swim confidently when we can’t see where we’re going?! Some days it’s tough to swim without crashing into the lane line! Well, we’re here to help! We’re breaking down the most common backstroke technique slip-ups and how to fix them, plus a backstroke workout […]

    February 19, 2021
  • The 5 Most Common Breaststroke Mistakes Swimmers Make

    At first glance, breaststroke may seem easy: It’s just “frog” stroke, right? Wrong!  Breaststroke is one of the most technically challenging strokes, and while many swimmers can make it from one end of the pool to the other, their technique typically is not quite right! Check out the 5 most common breaststroke mistakes we see […]

    February 10, 2021
  • How Much Money Olympic Swimmers Really Make

    We idolize professional swimmers for their performances in the water, and we know they work hard for their medals. But how much of that hard work translates into cold hard cash?! From prize money to endorsement deals, it’s time to find out how much money olympic swimmers really make! Other Pros Bring Home Big Bucks […]

    January 29, 2021
  • The 5 Most Common Freestyle Mistakes

    When it comes to technique, swimming is one of the most challenging sports. You may swim every day and be able to get from one end of the pool to the other, but are you really doing everything right? From head position to proper pull mechanics to kick tempo, there’s a lot to think about! […]

    January 26, 2021
  • How Ryan Murphy Swims Backstroke So Fast

    American swimmer Ryan Murphy makes backstroke look easy! The 3-time Olympic gold medalist holds the world record in the men’s 100m long course backstroke, and most recently crushed the competition as part of the LA Current International Swimming League team. From his powerful starts and turns to his solid body position, we broke down Ryan […]

    January 13, 2021
  • Analyzing Michael Phelps’ Butterfly Technique

    From his flawless technique to his incredible speed, most swimmers agree that Michael Phelps is the king of butterfly. He makes the most challenging stroke look easy, bringing home 7 Olympic medals in the 100 and 200 butterfly events throughout his career. So, what makes Michael Phelps’ butterfly so perfect? We analyzed his stroke to […]

    January 5, 2021
  • Analyzing Sarah Sjöström’s Butterfly Technique

    Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjöström is a butterfly powerhouse. With world records in the short course 50m butterfly and 100m butterfly, the 3-time Olympic medalist swims with the perfect balance of speed, power and proper technique. She makes butterfly look easy! Whether you’re an experienced swimmer looking to refine your stroke or you’re a newbie who […]

    December 22, 2020
  • Analyzing Caeleb Dressel’s Freestyle Technique

    Swimmers of all ages and skill levels can learn a lot from superstar sprinter Caeleb Dressel. He has the perfect mix of speed, power and grace, crushing the competition and breaking world records in freestyle, individual medley and butterfly events. From his streamline to his pull pattern and everything in between, we could spend hours […]

    December 2, 2020
  • Analyzing Michael Phelps’ Freestyle Technique

    There’s no debate that Michael Phelps is the best swimmer of all time. During the height of his career, he was incredible to watch, delivering some of the most memorable moments in sports history. But beyond watching his races for the excitement, we can learn a lot from Michael’s stroke. We’re breaking down his freestyle […]

    November 23, 2020