Open Water Swimming

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Swimming

Serbia, Croatia, Spain Victorious in Opening Round of Men's Water Polo European Prelims - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports<p>World champions Croatia beat Russia in Zadar (CRO) on the opening game of the European preliminaries …

Olympics

Americans Impress Against Swimmers From 17 Countries

Chelsea Colwill, courtesy of Barbados Open Water Festival<p>Twenty-nine year old Chelsea Nauta Colwill of the US set new course records in both the 1.5K …

Swimming

Shouts From The Stands: Questioning The USRPT Dryland Ideas

Aspenes, S., Kjendlie, P. L., Hoff, J., & Helgerud, J. (2009). Combined strength and endurance training in competitive swimmers. Journal of Sports …

Triathlons

Technique & Drills For Using Your Core For Swim Power & Speed

<i>“Siren salamander, slimy and brown, sat by the water worried he might drown. Along came a spotty little mudpuppy. She sang. Don’t worry you have</i> …

Triathlons

Analysis: How Do NCAA Swimmers Race the 200s?

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><i>By Kevin Donnelly, Swimming World College Intern.</i><p>At the NCAA level of swimming, swimmers can participate in thirteen …

Triathlons

Bill Welzein Swims Around Key West 96 Times, Aiming for 100 - Swimming World News

<b>Bill Welzein</b> completed the 12.5-mile circumnavigation swim around Key West, Fla., on Nov. 2 for an unprecedented 96th time. Over the next year or so, …

Swimming

The Vertical Line

Differences here should be handled in a lot more sensitive way, since they are certainly smaller than in breaststroke, especially in the case of …

Triathlons

Peter & Michael Andrew Launch Online Course in USRPT

Michael Andrew has been one of the most-discussed age groupers in swimming history, in part due to his decision to turn pro at age 14, but also …

Triathlons

How To Make Great DIY Swim Film – Top Tips #1

How do you make a great DIY swim film? In the first of six blogs, BAFTA-nominated director Stefan Stuckert of the feature documentary 'Oceans 7' …

Swimming

Beginners Guide

If you're thinking about outdoor swimming, or taking it up for the first time, then make sure you read our free Beginner's Guide to Outdoor Swimming. …

Swimming

What Are College Swim Coaches Looking For?

College coaches want to spend their time and energy recruiting swimmers who are likely to attend their school so they’ll ask questions to assess the …

College & University

Superman In A Speedo

Later this month (November 2017) Madhu Nagaraja of Oakville, Ontario will attempt a Canadian first as he travels to a remote location in Chile and …

Swimming

Tips To Take Your Open Water Swimming To The Next Level

Training can be difficult for those swimmers living in colder climates. Those people in locations like Florida or California can train open water …

Swimming

Surprise: Hard Workouts Make Us Grouchy (and What We Can Do About It)

<b>Hard Training in the Pool Makes Us Real Grumpy</b><p>As it turns out, this reaction is typical when our training escalates.<p>Researchers took a group of 12 …

Triathlons

How to Get Fired Up to Go to Swim Practice Today

The glazed eyes are a dead giveaway. So are the hunched shoulders. The crossed arms. One or all, they constitute the physical symptoms of a swimmer …

Triathlons

7 Misconceptions About Mental Training for Swimmers

It’s not even just individual athletes and coaches that are apprehensive of mental training, there are lots of organizations, teams and sporting …

Triathlons

SwimmersBest Knee Adjuster Kit

<b>Knee Adjuster Kit: Breast Kicking</b><p>Dial in any knee width you need for breast kick training<br>• You can start with the knees closer than shoulder width… and …

Triathlons

How Swimmers Can Develop World-Class Resilience

<i>Grit, mental toughness, fortitude—whatever we’re calling it this week, is essential to your swimming success. Here’s why resilience is the difference</i> …

Self-improvement

Dryland Training At Indiana University

Recently I paid a visit to my alma mater, Indiana University, to celebrate the life of the Grand Dame of swimming, Marge Counsilman. The passing of …

Swimming

Revolutionary Center For Swim, Training, Physical Therapy Now Open

Toddlers as young as a year old, competitive high school swimmers, triathletes training for their next event, and locals looking for a good group …

Triathlons

MP Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 11/1/2017

Here are the Weekly Wonders for the weekend of October 27-29, 2017:<p><b>Amy Feddersen</b>, 17, Ames Cyclone Aquatics Club: 100y free (49.70) – Swimming …

Triathlons

Tokyo 2020 Organizers Pledge To Keep Open Water Venue Safe

In the wake of sub-par water testing results of the triathlon and marathon swimming venues for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, organizers have pledged …

Swimming

Avram Iancu Nominated 2017 World Open Water Swimming Man Of The Year

<i>Press Release courtesy of Open Water Swimming Association</i><p>Avram Iancu has been nominated for the 2017 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year award …

Swimming

Swimming World Celebrates Open Water Swimming in November 2017 Issue - Swimming World News

ON THE COVER<p>This month is our annual open water issue. In addition to naming this year’s World Open Water Swimmers of the Year—France’s <b>Aurelie Muller</b> …

Olympics

496 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big …

College & University

Cake! Cake! Cake!

With its finely tuned ratio of carbs, fats and protein, cake is so versatile that it can be used both pre-swim for energy and post-swim for recovery. …

Swimming

Training Tip of the Week: DPS - Freestyle Recovery

Welcome to the “Training Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore every month with drills and concepts for …

Triathlons

10 Things to Try After Your Swimming Career Ends - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Sue Borst<p><i>By Alice Reeves-Turner, Swimming World College Intern.</i><p>There comes a day in every swimmer’s career when they realise it is …

Triathlons

Swimming 101: Non-Swimmer Edition

Photo Courtesy: Delly Carr<p><i>By Meaghan Raab, Swimming World College Intern.</i><p>As an avid sports fan at the University of Georgia, I have had countless …

Triathlons