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FINIS Friday Livecast: Swim at Home Edition

These are such crazy times! We want to bring the swim community together for a weekly livecast interview with innovative and inspirational leaders in the sport to learn and grow together.  This Week: Swim At Home Edition Friday, April 3 | 1PM Pacific Time This week's episode will look at the creativ...

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Fitter and Faster Offers Live Broadcasts

Last week more than 4,000 people participated in Fitter and Faster’s #FFTLive Broadcasts!  If you weren't able to watch and participate live, you can find the replays HERE . This week Fitter and Faster will have 10 new #FFTLive broadcasts!  See below for the schedule.  You can also bookmar...

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Free Webinar on Leadership During Coronavirus Concerns

During this unprecedented time, leaders still lead and one way you can do that is to grow YOU.  It’s not time we wanted but it is time we have.  How will we use it to grow? We hope that each of you is spending some extra time with family; sleeping a bit more; getting some projects done around the ho...

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Swimmer Strength Tech Tip: Foam Rolling for Swimmers

Contributed by Deniz Hekmati - Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Sport Scientist  In my opinion, the foam roll may have been the 2010's tool of the decade. So many people have used it, but so few know how to properly use it. Promise me that this decade, you’ll use the roller to move in to the ...

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Swimmer Strength Tech Tip: How Long Should Dryland Training Be?

Contributed by Deniz Hekmati - Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Sport Scientist  The length of our workouts on land will largely be dependent on what the objective of the session is. Workouts during the season can be longer, and workout during taper may be shorter - at least in terms of ...

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Commit Swimming's Customer Service Principles

Courtesy of Commit Swimming. This post is part of a larger effort by Commit Swimming to be transparent around their business practices. This effort is designed to help entrepreneurs within the swimming community to find inspiration to make the sport better.  Today’s topic is customer service! Comm.....

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TritonWear Metrics Enhance Danish Club Training

Eyleifur (Leifi) Johannesson is head coach of Aalborg Svoemmeklub (Aalborg Swim Team) in Aalborg, Denmark. Aalborg is the biggest sports club in north Jutland with more 150 competitive swimmers out of its 2000 members. In the last eight years its team has finished first three times in the Danish clu...

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Swimmer Strength Tech Tip: Yoga and Swimming

Contributed by Deniz Hekmati - Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Sport Scientist  Many have asked me what I think of yoga, and what my favorite movements are. To keep it short and sweet, I approve of yoga, but around certain circumstances. For instance, if you do a big yoga session with your t...

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LumaLanes Split Time Analysis: 50 SCM Freestyle Skins Races

Split Time for the 50 Short Course Meters Freestyle Skins races is sponsored by LumaLanes. Today we look at the  International Swimming League's (ISL) Skins races, specifically highlighting Caeleb Dressel and some of his male competitors he will most likely be facing off against in Las Vegas. First ...

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Why Commit Swimming Refunds Customers No Questions Asked

Courtesy of Commit Swimming. This post is part of a larger effort by Commit Swimming to be transparent around their business practices. This effort is designed to help entrepreneurs within the swimming community to find inspiration to make the sport better.  Today’s topic is cancellations and refu.....

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Swimmer Strength Tech Tip: When To Add Weight to Strength Training

Contributed by Deniz Hekmati - Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Sport Scientist  Many are curious: when can we add weight to our strength training? There is actually no true age limit to when we can add weight to the training. The main factor, or safety check is to have a qualified perfo...

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Mental Training for Swimmers Made Simple (Finally)

When you think about your swimming and your goals it’s usually in terms of physical and measurable things… I wanna be faster than the competition… I wanna drop four seconds off my PB… I wanna be a faster underwater dolphin kicker… And while we direct our efforts at training harder and better each da...

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TritonWear Analytics Boost ZPC Amersfoort Performance

Dutch Treat Tom Rikhof is an early adapter. Early on the head coach of ZPC Amersfoort, one the Netherlands three major swim clubs next to national affiliated high performance centers Amsterdam (De Dolfijn) and Eindhoven (PSV), saw the merits of embracing the long term tracking benefits of TritonWear...

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How Dryland Swim Training Benefits All Skill Levels And Ages

It’s well-known that dryland swim training is a great benefit to competitive swimmers. But what can it do for beginners and adult-onset swimmers? We asked two experienced coaches for their advice on the subject and both agree that dryland swim training can benefit any athlete, age and fitness level....