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Teach your kids how to kick, pull, and turn like the pros with these swimming technique and practice tips.

Freestyle With Dolphin Kick

By James Sica, Swimming World Magazine 05/28/2019, 12:00pm CDT

When done correctly, you should feel an extra bit of propulsion from the kick getting into the catch, something that is more subtle (but still important) with flutter kick.

What Swimmers Can Do to Be More Focused at Practice

By Olivier Poirier-Leroy, SwimSwam 05/24/2019, 12:00pm CDT

No matter how much we try to settle our focus, it wants to explore, think about other stuff, and generally not hang out with us and our goals.

Strength Training: The Uniting Factor Between Pool and Field

By Madeline Ladd, Swimming World Magazine 05/09/2019, 12:00pm CDT

"A training program is meant to strengthen muscles, prevent injuries and improve performance.”

Michael Phelps Workout and Diet

By Richie Allen, Muscle Prodigy 04/30/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Phelps was born to be a swimmer. He has a 6 ft 7 inch arm reach, which is 3 inches longer than his height. 

Butterfly With a Snorkel

By James Sica, Swimming World Magazine 04/23/2019, 12:00pm CDT

How to Get the Most Out of Your Time in the Pool

By The Guardian 03/04/2019, 12:00pm CST

You can make big endurance and fitness gains in the pool by working your heart rate in this zone. It is quite tough, so it’s always best to start small and build up.

Rotate or Rotate Not. There is No right way

By Abbie Fish, Ritter Sports Performance 02/19/2019, 12:00pm CST

The goal of less rotation is for a swimmer to get into their catch sooner, so they can start moving water backwards faster and more frequently.

Tips for Platform and Springboard Diving Beginners

By The Real Buzz 02/14/2019, 12:00pm CST

Dry land equipment does not just help you to perfect your diving technique, dry land equipment can also help you to avoid injury

What’s the Point of Rotating in Freestyle?

By Abbie Fish, Ritter Sports Performance 01/31/2019, 12:00pm CST

Another way to think of rotation is like a washing machine. At the end of a washing cycle, the washer spins the clothes super fast to help whick away water from the clothes.

The Swim Start: How to Create Explosiveness off the Blocks

By Hannah Caldas, Breaking Muscle 01/25/2019, 12:00pm CST

There are several variables in the block phase, the most important being a good stable setup on the block to allow for the most powerful take-off. 

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