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CRA’s Swim Tips: Shoulder Flexibility for Breaststroke and Butterfly

Mik, 11/02/2015 - 09:59
Does your instructor tell you to “straighten your arms”, “head down”, or “reach” more in breaststroke or butterfly? It could be a shoulder mobility issue! Check out this video for a stretch to increase shoulder flexibility and improve on breaststroke and butterfly! Courtesy of Charles River Aquatics Boston on YouTube

Sarah Sjöström’s secret talent

Týs, 10/02/2015 - 20:55

A #SuperSeriousFun weekend at The 2015 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series

Týs, 10/02/2015 - 10:29
Check out all the #SuperSeriousFun we had at the 2015 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series! Courtesy of Swimming Australia on YouTube

Team USA have some #SuperSeriousFun on Rottnest Island!

Týs, 10/02/2015 - 10:29
Courtesy of Swimming Australia on YouTube

Gatineau swim coach Gilbert McDonald charged with voyeurism

Frí, 06/02/2015 - 15:13
A Gatineau swim coach has been charged with two counts of voyeurism after police allege he set up a smartphone to film the inside of a women’s locker room. Gatineau police said in a news release they arrested 48-year-old Gilbert McDonald of Gatineau on Friday after the discovery of a smartphone that was “strategically placed” [...]

Park Tae-hwan Submits Tapes in Doping Scandal

Frí, 06/02/2015 - 12:41
Star swimmer Park Tae-hwan submitted to prosecutors a tape recording of conversations he had with the head of the clinic that injected him with testosterone, a banned substance for athletes. Some media reports say Park is heard to chide the doctor for allegedly failing to inform him that the injections he received contained the banned [...]

Swimmer Park Tae-hwan’s doctor indicted for negligence

Frí, 06/02/2015 - 12:11
A doctor who allegedly injected a banned substance into South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan was indicted Friday on charges of professional negligence, prosecutors said. The move comes after Park, a four-time Olympic medalist and two-time world champ, tested positive for testosterone in a recent World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) test. Park claimed the doctor had given [...]

Swimming prodigy Katie Ledecky sets sight on bigger things

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 23:33
Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky broke multiple world swimming records before graduating high school. Now in her senior year in Bethesda, Md., she’s wrapping up her high school swimming career and looking forward to World Championships this summer. Courtesy of The Washington Post

Missy Franklin: Berkeley’s Olympian Swimmer

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 23:31
Video by Roxanne Makasdjian and Phil Ebiner

Florida manatees crowd out humans

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 23:15
Florida’s Three Sisters Springs got a little crowded this week when more than 300 manatees swam quickly into the springs, prompting park officials to close the springs to human swimmers and kayakers. See CNN

Could you take on Night Swimmer? Sandford Parks Lido to host a 12-hour illuminated swim

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 23:07
Glow-sticks and fluorescent lights will illuminate a swimming pool for a special event. Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham will host Night Swimmer in July. “We’re going for a dramatic, spectacular look,” said events manager, Iain Barton. See Gloucestershire Echo

Building Successful Performance Service Teams – Rohan Taylor (AUS)

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 22:40
FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic 2014, Doha (QAT) 30/11/2014 Courtesy of FINA on YouTube

SwimOutlet.com launches first-of-its kind interactive Arena Powerskin Carbon Series guide

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 22:25
With the debut of the new Arena Carbon Air tech suit on its store, leading swim retailer SwimOutlet.com has just launched an interactive Arena Powerskin Carbon Series guide on its website, highlighting the various characteristics and attributes of each suit in the popular Powerskin Carbon Series: the original Carbon Pro, Carbon Flex and the just-released Carbon Air – available starting today. “The [...]

Chuck Wielgus Opens Up About His Tenure At USA Swimming

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 22:19
USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus spoke with Swimming World Publisher Brent Rutemiller about the many highlights of his 18 years leading the world’s top swimming country. Courtesy of SwimmingWorld TV on YouTube

Uptown Abs workout at Gymtastics Gym Club

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 18:24
Uptown abs workout, courtesy of Andrew Vetter on YouTube Now everybody !

Cleared storm drain turns into an unexpected water slide

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 18:18
A video from YouTuber Patricia Pink shows a terrifying series of events in which four men and a child are attempting to unclog a large storm drain. The boy begins to jump on the branches that are clogging the large drain in an attempt to push them through, but once they’re freed, he and one [...]

The Science of Skills in Swimming – Roald Van der Vliet (NED)

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 16:05
FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic, Doha (QAT) 1/12/2014

Preparation Plan: Training vs Competition Mix- Graham Hill (RSA)

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 16:04
FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic, Doha (QAT) 30/11/2014

Application of Science and Innovation in Day-To-Day Practice – Marcel Wouda (NED)

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 16:02
FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic, Doha (QAT) 1/12/2014

Skill Acquisition and Injury Prevention- Rod Havriluk (USA)

Hós, 05/02/2015 - 16:00
FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic 2014, Doha (QAT) 1/12/2104