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

How Your Dryland Training Can Take Your Performance to the Next Level This New Year!

By Abbie Fish, Ritter Sports Performance 01/15/2019, 12:00pm CST

Our bodies are designed to move in all different directions, yet over time, we start to sit more and move less.

Yoga for Swimmers: How to Increase Shoulder Mobility

By Jeff Grace, SwimSwam 01/07/2019, 12:00pm CST

This sequence can be done before practice to increase range of motion. It can also be used after a practice to stretch out the shoulders allowing for more effective recovery.

The Complete Guide to Dynamic Swimming Warmups

By Training Cor 12/28/2018, 12:00pm CST

Any sudden, rigorous movements could lead to injuries. Dynamic swimming warmup exercises prepare you for the activity and lowers your risk of injuries. 

List of Diving Board Tricks

By Katelyn Chef, LiveStrong 12/10/2018, 12:00pm CST

To perform the flying squirrel, grab your ankles after your feet have left the board's edge. Finish by leaning forward. 

Weight Training for Sprint Swimmers

By Jason Lezak, 12/03/2018, 12:00pm CST

Choosing what exercises to do is hard for a swimmer. Not everything obviously translates from the weight room to the pool.

Pro Tip: How to Unlock Beast Mode on Your Breakout

By Olivier Poirier-Leroy, Your Swim Book 11/19/2018, 12:00pm CST

The key with making it work is really hitting that last dolphin kick and using it to power you through that first stroke cycle at full speed and power.

Key Dives and Diving Positions

By The Real Buzz 11/08/2018, 12:00pm CST

Tuck dive: the diver bends his or her knees, bringing or "tucking" the knees and thighs closer to the chest and heels toward the buttocks.

Eight Diving Dryland Tips

By Dr. John Mullen, DPT, CSCS, TrainingCOR 10/23/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Simple performing squat jumps and body weight squats isn’t going to cut it for an elite age-group or senior diver who has mastered every bodyweight movement.

Eight Boo-Tacular Swim Drills to Spice Up the Season

By McKenna Ehrmantraut, Swimming World Magazine 10/17/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Everyone has seen or experienced a cringe-worthy race where goggles fall around the swimmer’s neck, fill with water, or worst of all, in their mouth after they dive off the blocks.

With powerful legs, you will be able to jump further in the air, which increases speed because it is easier to move through the air than it is to move through the water. 

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