Feb. 26, 2021
Watch the next video > Head and body positions are always the first thing that I look at when doing stroke analysis for swimmers and triathletes. If you’re sitting low in the water it doesn’t matter how good your pull or kick is you will be using a lot of energy to move through the […]
Feb. 18, 2021
Why Changing Tempo Matters In Freestyle Swimming! // This video is dedicated to analyzing both Dean Farris and Elijah Winnington’s freestyle technique and tempo control at the 200M freestyle USA Nationals.
Jan. 22, 2021
A scaled-down Shamrock Invite takes on a different format this year, as the timed finals meet will see a total of six sessions over three days. The men swam morning and afternoon sessions yesterday, then wrapped up with a morning session today, and then women will swim this afternoon and tomorrow. Instead of the normal bevy of teams, this iteration of the annual invite featured only the hosts Notre Dame and Missouri State on the men’s side, with the Fighting Irish completing a clean sweep and winning 268-86. With still almost a month to go until ACCs, Notre Dame got some big performa ...
Jan. 19, 2021
As promised, we brought back Aussie legend James Magnussen for part 3 of his swimming story. Maggie brought us through the tail end of his career, post-2013 world champs all the way to the 2016 Olympic Games. Before his shoulder injury in 2014, Magnussen describes his plan for racing as much as he could and how he came to casually drop in-season 47s every time he hit the pool. It’s worth a listen to hear this candid account of what being on top of the world can feel like… and how that feeling can bring you back down. James speaks to the fact that even though he could go 47 anytime, h ...
Jan. 17, 2021
Manning Haskal from Encino, California has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Texas for the 2022-23 school year and beyond. “I couldn’t be happier to announce my verbal commitment to continue my swimming and academics at the University of Texas! This incredible opportunity wouldn’t be possible without the support of all my coaches, teammates, family, and friends. The outstanding UT coaching and team camaraderie is a dream come true and I can’t wait to contribute in every way possible to my future longhorn family! Hook ‘em🤠🤘” Haskal is a junior at The Buckley School ...
Jan. 8, 2021
Freestyle swimming drills aren’t the most exciting part of swim training but they are essential for improving our stroke. There are a group of common ones we all use for working on the major areas of front crawl and they do their job well. Here are the swimming drills you didn’t know you needed!
Sept. 1, 2020
Sprint freestyler Alyssa Schwengel of South Barrington, Ill. has handed her verbal commitment to the University of Arizona for the fall of 2021. She will join Stella Copeland , Steffi Beisel and Lexi Duchsherer as a member of the Wildcats’ class of 2025. Regarding her commitment, she said: “I am super excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and swimming career at the University of Arizona! Thank you to all of my family, friends, and coaches for pushing me to the place I am at today! Another big thanks to the Arizona coaching staff and team for bei ...
March 27, 2020
Some interesting insight from Michael Andrew ‘s latest vlog, as the U.S. National Teamer breaks down his nation-leading 200 IM from earlier this month. The 20-year-old Andrew is vlogging daily through the current coronavirus/COVID-19 quarantine. This time around, he plays the race video of his 1:56.83 200 IM from the Des Moines Pro Swim Series, giving commentary over the top about his race strategy and how he can improve. Andrew has done some cool research, compiling a bunch of the top 200 IM swims in the past three years and breaking them out by split to see where each of his stroke ...