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How Osprey Aquatics uses FINIS Equipment to Swim to Success

How Osprey Aquatics uses FINIS Equipment to Swim to Success

As Head Coach I founded Osprey Aquatics in the fall of 1996 with 26 summer swimmers. Today the Osprey have about 110 swimmers year round. Coach Shannon Mackin began working with me in the late 90′s and together we have … Continue reading

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Another Use for the Snorkel – Head Position in Breaststroke

Another Use for the Snorkel - Head Position in Breaststroke

Swimmers and coaches use the Swimmer’s Snorkel in all facets of training. Many use it for warm-up and technique work, others use it for aerobic test sets, and we have even seen triathletes use the snorkel for a good cardio-vascular … Continue reading

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Sucking Wind (in a good way)

Sucking Wind (in a good way)

Emmett Hines is Director and Head Coach of H2Ouston Swims. He has coached competitive Masters swimming in Houston since 1981, holds an American Swim Coaches Association Level 5 Certification, was selected as United States Masters Swimming’s Coach of the Year … Continue reading

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Straight Arm Recovery in Open Water Swimming

Straight Arm Recovery in Open Water Swimming

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about how swimming in open water is different from swimming in a pool, and what that means in terms of technique. In addition to playing around with increasing my stroke rate (the … Continue reading

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