Aiko Tan

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Why Head Position In Backstroke Matters, Plus Two Drills For Head Position

Head position in backstroke is an example of the conflict between the positions of propulsive power and reduced frontal drag that occur in swimming. …

Life After Swimming: What Is Your Legacy?

Life After Swimming: What Is Your Legacy?<p><i>Stevenson</i><p><i>Stevenson, a distance freestyle specialist from Bethesda, Maryland, recently finished his swimming</i> …

Swimming

Shining Bright after Burnout

We know the signs: groaning during sets, disengagement at meets, half-hearted effort in the weight room. But when burnout first hits us, we are often …

Burnout

Dr. Alan Goldberg- Peak Performance for Athletes, Coaches and Parents

As an athlete, you are limited MOST by what you BELIEVE is possible. Belief is a key ingredient in peak performance!

Swimmer's Shoulder Off-Season Guide

Photo Courtesy: G. John Mullen/COR<p><i>By Dr. G. John Mullen, Swimming World Contributor.</i><p>The swimming “off-season” or spring break is around the corner …

Finding Happiness, Even In Failure

I wanted my final year of swimming to be a breakthrough season. In my two best events, the 100 and 200 butterfly, I was sitting at the edge of …

3 Steps to Increase Athletic Performance During Travel

Discover a few simple tips to help you rest the night before you race and prepare for peak performance.

Travel

Learn The Workout Secrets To Ippei Watanabe’s 200 Breast World Record

While competing at the 2017 Kosuke Kitajima Cup, 19-year-old Japanese swimmer <b>Ippei Watanabe</b> cranked out a shiny new World Record in the men’s long …

Stress and Swimming: How De-Stressing Will Help You Recover Faster

<i>You get faster between your swim practices. Here’s why managing the stress in your life is just as important as that post-workout shake.</i><p>The rain was …

5 Ways to Help You Transition from the Athlete Life to Real Life

But the silver lining to this sad story is that now you get to start a new adventure. If you’re having a hard time figuring out something you love, …

What Should Your Child Eat At Swim Meets?

In a recent story, someone commented, “When and what should swimmers eat during meets?” I discussed this question with several swim moms from a …

Teach Your Athletes How to Set Goals

Most high school athletes don't know what they want to do after graduation. To help my athletes develop a plan, I often have them write down short-, …

What Is The One Thing You Can Do to Swim Faster This Year?

I want to crush my 100 backstroke best time, so I need to…<p>Improve my dolphin kicks.<br>• Improve my back kick.<br>• Improve my starts.<br>• Faster rotation on my …

Increase Athletic Performance With Foam Rolling

The benefits of foam rolling are huge. Foam rolling prior to exercise, as well as post exercise has been proven to improve recovery and performance.

6 Best Ways to Improve your Bodyline in Swimming

In swimming, there are countless ways to improve your speed through the water. Proper technique in your streamlines underwater or in your body …

Where Slumps Really Come from and How to Help Struggling Athletes

Slumps and repetitive performance problems are a natural and terribly frustrating part of any sport. They can sometimes drive coaches to distraction …

26 Delicious Korean Foods You Need In Your Life

There's more to it than Korean BBQ.

The Swimming Warm-Down: Why It Matters and How Much You Should Be Doing

<i>The swimming warm-down: often the first thing to get thrown out the window at the end of a session or after a bad race. Here is why you should commit</i> …

The Core and Core Strength

Good Core strength is another secret of “how to swim faster“. You should engage the large back, hip and torso muscles while rolling from side to …