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A Look at Past Swim Sets From Legendary Texas Coach Eddie Reese

A Look at Past Swim Sets From Legendary Texas Coach Eddie Reese Today, Swimming World continues to offer past workouts that have appeared in the magazine to its readership. This time, we share several past workouts designed by legendary University of Texas coach Eddie Reese and shared with Michael J...

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6 Routes to a Better Flip Turn

6 Routes to a Better Flip Turn By Annie Grevers How many times have you been told to be quicker on your walls? Not hesitate before flipping? Get your feet around faster? Probably quite a few times. Turns are not merely a fun accessory in swimming. They're a crucial part of our sport. How many times ...

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Training Sets and Tips: Building Breaststroke Endurance

Training Sets and Tips: Building Breaststroke Endurance As Swimming World continues to bring a variety of training sets to its readership, a focus is placed on this archived piece on the breaststroke. This breaststroke endurance set is designed to work on driving forward in the stroke and finishing ...

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A Look at Past Training Sets of Olympic Champion Caeleb Dressel

A Look at Past Training Sets of Olympic Champion Caeleb Dressel Through the years, a consistent feature of Swimming World Magazine has been the highlighting of specific training programs and sets of various athletes, including the sport's elite performers. Today, we dip into the magazine vault and l...

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What You Should Know About Swimmer’s Shoulder

What You Should Know About Swimmer’s Shoulder By Lianne McCluskey, Swimming World College Intern (Archived Feature) We all know that swimmers are susceptible to shoulder injuries. Whether we have proper stroke mechanics or not, it can happen to anyone. Missy Franklin, to name one star, is an exa...

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Swimming Parents: Top-10 Ways They Can Get Under a Coach's Skin

This article on swimming parents originally ran a few years ago, but the heart of the piece remains true and unchanged. Take a few minutes to read the insights below and reflect on what the author is saying. It could be helpful in generating harmony between key parties in a swimmer's life. By Wayne ...

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Top Ten USA Age Group Coaches Of The Year for 2021

The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) and Fitter and Faster are pleased to announced the TOP 10 AGE GROUP COACHES OF THE YEAR FOR 2021. These coaches will be honored at the 2021 ASCA World Clinic Award Banquet on September 16 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.  The Fitter and Faster/AS...

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5 Signs a Swimmer Has Taken Ownership of Their Sport

5 Signs a Swimmer Has Taken Ownership of Their Sport By Brad Jones One common trait that you will consistently see in successful senior level swimmers is that they have complete ownership of their swimming. Over my years of working with high school kids on the Bellingham Bay Swim Team, I’ve realized...

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A Professional Trainer's View on Dryland Workouts

A Professional Trainer's View on Dryland Workouts Swimming may be a water sport, but working out on land is still an essential part of any swimmer's training. When doing dryland training, it’s important that swimmers are focusing on the right aspects of strength and conditioning. According to a stud...

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A Look at Past Training Sets of Distance Ace Erica Sullivan

A Look at the Training Sets of Distance Ace Erica Sullivan One of the feel-good stories of the United States Olympic Trials was the qualification for the Olympic Games in Tokyo by Erica Sullivan in the 1500-meter freestyle. Representing the Sandpipers of Nevada, Sullivan put together a career-best p...

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5 Swim Sets You Have to Try Before You Die; Tell Us Your Favorite

5 Swim Sets You Have to Try Before You Die; Tell Us Your Favorite By Wayne Goldsmith Swim sets are like burgers. There's a lot of them in the world: Some are great, some are awful and some are just plain ordinary burgers. Here are 5 swim sets you have to try before you die. A great swim set has to i...

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Creative Ways to Shake Up Your Summer Training

By McKenna Ehrmantraut, Swimming World College Intern.  As the school year begins to wind down, most people are packing up to go to the beach - but not swimmers! They are getting ready for endless double practices, knee skin tan lines and nap time. While sun burns and sore muscles are inevitable, mi...