The birds-eye view you get from coaching on deck lets you scan the entire pool. You can see who’s working hard and who’s loafing, who’s lifting their head to breathe and who’s crossing over on hand entry. From your elevated po...
Here’s how you can improve your mobility and strength to fly like an eagle.
Here are a few things to keep in mind when planning your swimming routine.
Here’s how to build an efficient breaststroke that will have you swimming faster.
The optimist’s view of the triathlon offseason holds that the time can be used to come back bigger and better for the next season. Without the pressures and distractions that come with following a race calendar, the offseason can be a tremendou...
There are many decisions a female swimmer might grapple with when deciding whether to purchase a technical swimming suit, and what kind. What's my price point? Traditional or kneeskin? What brand should I opt for?
You’ve just torn your swimsuit, now what?
Before 1960, no woman had broken 20 minutes in the 1500-meter freestyle. Before 1961, no man had gone sub-2:22 in the 200-meter IM. In less than 60 years, Masters All-Stars Laura Val and Rick Colella would join other elite swimmers who have since bro...
The backstroke flip turn is very similar to the freestyle flip turn but has a few more steps. Even with these extra steps, here’s how you can get off the wall faster.
After many years of competitive swimming and coaching, I can identify a lot of freestyle mistakes within seconds of watching any swimmer. Here are three of the most common problems I see and ways you can easily fix them.