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The Building Blocks of Swimming

The Building Blocks of Swimming

The Building Blocks of Swimming:                                                                    By Coach Bob Duin Successful swimming programs share many common attributes. The typical aquatic pyramid consists of a neighborhood swimming lesson program as its base component which feeds its next block, the neighborhood competitive … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Workin’ on Walls

The focus to this weeks’ workout is to perfect every push off and every turn. No breathing into the wall from the flags in and two dolphin kicks off each wall and two stroke before your first breath. Warm-up: 200 … Continue reading

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A Quick Start Guide to Resistance Training

A Quick Start Guide to Resistance Training

Resistance training gives a swimmer the unique ability to focus specifically on producing power during their training. When used correctly resistance cords and swim parachutes produce a swimming specific workout very similar to weight training. Let’s discuss the cord products … Continue reading

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Suggested Sets with the Turnmaster Pro

Suggested Sets with the Turnmaster Pro

We introduced the Turnmaster Pro last fall, and have seen the versatile piece of pool equipment become an overnight success. Teams in Australia, Europe, and the US are putting in the Turnmaster Pro to maximize their pool space and improve … Continue reading

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Turnmaster Pro at US Nationals

Are you going to be at US Junior or Senior Nationals? Be sure to try out the new Turnmaster Pro. If you’re on deck at Nationals in Irvine, CA this summer, be sure to check out the Turnmaster Pro individual … Continue reading

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How to Flipturn with a Snorkel – Part 2

Breathing during the Turn Once you have tightly affixed your snorkel, you need to think about two primary breathing techniques when executing your flipturn. First you must blow bubbles out through your nose as you flip. Then as you push … Continue reading

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How to Flipturn with a Snorkel

When I talk to coaches, I often discuss with them the distinct advantages that the Swimmer’s Snorkel can offer to swimmers of all ages and ability levels. The snorkel lets the swimmer concentrate on technique while promoting correct head and … Continue reading

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FINIS Launches the Turnmaster Pro

FINIS Launches the Turnmaster Pro

An innovative way to use pool space more efficiently and focus on underwater swimming. Livermore, CA – FINIS Inc., the Worldwide Leader in Technical Swimming Development, launches a revolutionary new way to efficiently use pool space. The Turnmaster Pro acts … Continue reading

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It’s Taper Time!

It's Taper Time!

I am getting ready to head off for US Masters Nationals back in my home town of Atlanta this week. Unfortunately I really haven’t been training consistently these past few months, so my taper is not very effective. However, if … Continue reading

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Hot Walls

Hot Walls

One of the key differences between an average swimmer and a great swimmer is how someone approaches a wall, turns, and then pushes off. Over the past few months I have been working out with a local triathlon club, and … Continue reading

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