6 months ago
Building Your Mental Toughness Toolbox: Mastering Disappointment and Failures

"How you choose to handle your disappointment, frustration and feelings of failure might be the one thing that is stopping you from reaching your dreams as a swimmer!"

USA Swimming News Article

6 months ago

Recovering from a hard-earned win? BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK has you covered. Helping athletes recover properly to get you back on the blocks week after week. 💪🏆

#RealWorks #SpeedoSectionals ... See more

6 months ago
Cal Claims Team Title as NCAA Championships Close

ICYMI: Cal Men's Swimming & Diving earned the NCAA title for the first time since 2014! 💪

What was the best race of men's NCAA?

USA Swimming News Article

6 months ago

#MondayMotivation: "If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you." - Fred DeVito 💪

📸: Getty Images

6 months ago

Try this recipe for a healthy lunch on the go from Natalie Coughlin's Cook to Thrive book. 🤤

Recipe: http://bit.ly/HummusWraps

6 months ago
Indiana Claims Three Titles on Friday at NCAA Championships

After an impressive 200y IM win Thursday, Cal’s Andrew Seliskar came back to take home his second NCAA title in the 200y free to highlight night 3 in Austin!

USA Swimming News Article

6 months ago
Photos from USA Swimming's post

Some of the best of the best are taking their training to the next level (6,035 ft. to be exact) at the Olympic Training Center ahead of a busy summer! 🏊‍♀️🙌

Hear what they had to say ... See more

6 months ago
TrueSport | Cody Miller Shares Nutrition Advice

Food is fuel. Listen up as Cody Miller shares his nutrition advice for young athletes to swim faster. 💪🍎

Learn more about Nutrition on Deck Pass: http://bit.ly/2HjS220

6 months ago
Cal Leads Men's NCAA Championships After Second Day

ICYMI: Cal holds the lead after day ✌ at the Men's NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.

USA Swimming News Article

6 months ago
Women in Swimming History: Missy Franklin as Role Model and Inspiration

"It takes true strength to be truly vulnerable in the ways that Missy did. Through the entirety of her swimming journey, she chose the high road."

USA Swimming News Article

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3 months ago
Duke Blue Devils Secure Verbal from Junior National Finalist Sarah Foley of Penn Charter - Swimming World News

Duke Blue Devils Secure Verbal from Junior National Finalist Sarah Foley of Penn Charter

NEW COMMIT: Philadelphia, Penn. native and rising senior Sarah Foley has verbally committed to Duke University and will arrive in Durham at the start of the 2020-21 season. Foley, who does her club

3 months ago
2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist Katie Meili Announces Retirement - Swimming World News

2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist Katie Meili Announces Retirement

2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist Katie Meili announced her retirement from the sport of swimming on social media on Monday. She was 28-years-old. Meili won the bronze medal in the 100 breaststroke at

3 months ago
Allyson Sweeney hired as North Carolina Assistant Coach - Swimming World News

Allyson Sweeney hired as North Carolina Assistant Coach

Allyson Sweeney has been named an assistant coach for the UNC swimming and diving programs, head coach Mark Gangloff announced Monday. A standout performer in the pool at Texas A&M,

3 months ago
2019 FINA World Championships Predictions: Katinka Hosszu Aiming For Fourth Straight World Title - Swimming World News

2019 FINA World Championships Predictions: Katinka Hosszu Aiming For Fourth Straight World Title

Hungary's Katinka Hosszu, winner of the last three World titles in the women's 200 IM, is going for a fourth World Championships gold medal this summer.

3 months ago
2019 European Junior Swimming Championships Finals Day Five: Andrei Minakov Gets Decisive Victory in Men's 100 Fly - Swimming World News

2019 European Junior Swimming Championships Finals Day Five: Andrei Minakov Gets Decisive Victory in Men's 100 Fly

The 2019 European Junior Swimming Championships entered its final day of competition with excess momentum from its first four days.

3 months ago
The Week That Was: Swimming World Welcomes John Lohn, Craig Lord to Staff - Swimming World News

The Week That Was: Swimming World Welcomes John Lohn, Craig Lord to Staff

The summer taper meets have officially begun this week with the European Junior Championships and World University Games starting this week around the world of swimming. Some impressive times were

3 months ago
Swimming World Presents "Dads on Deck with Regan and Paul Smith" - Swimming World News

Swimming World Presents "Dads on Deck with Regan and Paul Smith"

Dads on Deck is a quarterly series that showcases moms and dads of swimmers from around the country, July features Regan Smith and her dad, Paul Smith.

3 months ago
2019 World University Games Day 5 Finals: Apple, Lovemore Earn Victory - Swimming World News

2019 World University Games Day 5 Finals: Apple, Lovemore Earn Victory

Day five of the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy features four finals and five semi finals starting off with the men's 800 free.

3 months ago
Michael Houlie Breaks Meet Record Again At 2019 World University Games With 26.82 - Swimming World News

Michael Houlie Breaks Meet Record Again At 2019 World University Games With 26.82

Michael Houlie of South Africa breaks the 2019 World University Games meet record in the men's 50 breast semi finals finishing in a time of 26.82.

3 months ago
WADA Joins Operation Viribus To Bring Down 17 Organisers Crime Groups Trafficking Doping - Swimming World News

WADA Joins Operation Viribus To Bring Down 17 Organisers Crime Groups Trafficking Doping

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revealed that it played a role in Operation Viribus, which successfully dismantled 17 organised crime groups involved in the trafficking of counterfeit ... See more

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6 months ago
Quick Question: What Advice Do College Sophomores Give About Features of a College?

Quick Question: What Advice Do College Sophomores Give About Features of a College?

6 months ago
Freshman Year Info - College Swimming Guide

What should my high school freshman be doing if he wants to swim in college?

Questions freshman should be considering: What type of college fits me best? Climate Urban vs rural Large vs small Private vs public Specific majors or programs Where do I fit academically based on ... See more

6 months ago
Testimonials From College Swimming Guide Fans - College Swimming Guide

Testimonials From College Swimming Guide Fans

Testimonials from College Swimming Guide Fans. See why people are using College Swimming Guide to help simplify the recruiting process.

6 months ago
Letter to Myself as a High School Freshman - College Swimming Guide

Dear High School Freshman, Focus on your academics as usual, but don’t lose sight of your goals in the pool. I know that you struggle to manage your time between the two. The reason that you’re ... See more

6 months ago
Should We Ask College Swim Coaches for a Pre-Read? - College Swimming Guide

While it’s advisable to cast a wide net when first researching college swim programs, swimmers need to narrow down their list of target schools before going on official visits or committing to a ... See more

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1 month ago
The Woodlands Swim Team Hires Chris Collier as New Head Coach

https://swimswam.com/the-woodlands-swim-team-hires-chris-collier-as-new-head-coach/

Chris Collier has been hired as the new head coach of The Woodlands Swim Team (TWST) in suburban Houston. Collier was most recently an assistant coach for

1 month ago
Michigan Will Host Tri Meet with Tennessee, Virginia in 2019-2020 Season

https://swimswam.com/michigan-will-host-tri-meet-with-tennessee-virginia-in-2019-2020-season/

The Michigan Wolverines swimming & diving teams have released their 2019-2020 schedules, which will include some new opponents and several top 10 foes.

1 month ago
Breaststroker Brock Aune (2020) Sends Verbal Commitment to Minnesota

https://swimswam.com/breaststroker-brock-aune-2020-sends-verbal-commitment-to-minnesota/

Brussels, Wisconsin-native Brock Aune has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota for 2020-21.

1 month ago
How to Use Stroke Rate to Improve Swim Performance

Stroke rate looks at how fast a #swimmer takes each stroke (i.e. completing a single arm pull for free and back; regular pull for fly and breast) or stroke cycle (completing a pull on both arms). ... See more

Finding the optimal stroke rate is about finding the right balance between stroke rate and DPS. This will be different for each athlete.

1 month ago
Less Than A Year Out From Tokyo, Olympian Emily Seebohm Changes Coaches

https://swimswam.com/less-than-a-year-out-from-tokyo-olympian-emily-seebohm-changes-coaches/

World Champion and Olympic medalist Emily Seebohm of Australia has moved her training home less than one year out from the 2020 Olympic Games.

1 month ago
Cal Picks Up Verbal Commitment from 2020 Sprinter Mara Allen

https://swimswam.com/cal-picks-up-verbal-commitment-from-2020-sprinter-mara-allen/

Folsom, California’s Mara Allen has verbally committed to swim for the University of California, Berkeley in 2020-21.

1 month ago
Kristof Milak Turning Focus Away From 200 Fly For Next Few Months

https://swimswam.com/kristof-milak-turning-focus-away-from-200-fly-for-next-few-months/

Kristof Milak is somewhat fed up with training for the 200 fly and will put the event on the back-burner over the next few months.

1 month ago
7 Olympic Swimmers Who Use Visualization

https://swimswam.com/7-olympic-swimmers-who-use-visualization/

Visualization is a mental training skill that swimmers can use to boost confidence. Here's how some of the top swimmers on the planet use it.

1 month ago
The Myth of "Water-Safe"

Fearing for our children when it comes to water is perfectly natural. After birth defects, #drowning is the #1 cause of death for children ages 1 – 4, according to the American Academy of ... See more

While no one can make kids truly "water-safe" we can make kids "water-safer." Here are some smart measures that can make your child safer around water.

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6 months ago
Path Of The Hand

Take advantage of the path of maximum propulsion.

If you want to see the full video, click here:
https://www.facebook.com/effortlessswimming/videos/2218011068236984/?t=2

Check out the Effortless ... See more

6 months ago
Too Much Effort On The Catch

Putting too much power and effort on the catch would mean that you are not generating propulsion because the direction that you are pressing is downwards.

If you want to see the full video, click ... See more

6 months ago
High Elbow

How do we determine if it's a high elbow or a dropped elbow position?

If you want to see the full video, click here:
https://www.facebook.com/effortlessswimming/videos/2218011068236984/?t=2

Check ... See more

6 months ago
3 Ways To Change Your Stroke For Faster Open Water Swimming

What changes to your stroke can you make when you swim open water to help increase speed, be in control and confident in choppy conditions? In today's video we look at three of the key tweaks to your ... See more

6 months ago
[Feedback Friday] How To Stop Your Legs From Slowing You Down

By simply keeping your feet in line with your body (instead of having them splaying wide) can change your speed significantly. The amount of drag it creates can slow you down by up to 5 seconds per ... See more

6 months ago
Lift Your Sternum

Lift your sternum to avoid restricting your airways.

If you want to see the full video, click here:
https://www.facebook.com/effortlessswimming/videos/2218011068236984/?t=2

Check out the Effortless ... See more

6 months ago
Freestyle Rotation: Rock Not Roll?

How much rotation should you have in freestyle?

With all of the professional triathletes and elite swimmers we've worked with, we've found that 'rocking' side-to-side to 35-55 degrees to be best ... See more

6 months ago
Exhale More

Exhale more, inhale naturally and keep the heart rate down.

If you want to see the full video, click here:
https://www.facebook.com/effortlessswimming/videos/2218011068236984/?t=2

Check out the ... See more

7 months ago
[Feedback Friday] Why You Get Tired So Quickly

We look at a 2:00/100m swimmer and discover why his breathing, head position, and stroke rate are holding back from getting under 2min pace. We talk about how he can improve each of these things over ... See more

7 months ago
Less Drop On The Elbow

Lesser drop on the elbow during the catch would mean that the arm is angled a little bit better to press back on the water.

If you want to see the full video, click ... See more

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6 months ago
Timeline Photos

"Many would say they are born, but coaches have turned many”3/4’s” IM-ers into well rounded individual medley competitors. Despite variation in individual experience, research may guide us ... See more

6 months ago
3 Questions to Ask Yourself Regarding your Swimming Training Program -

"In swimming, many teams perform macrocycles of approximately 3 months, followed by 1 – 4 weeks of deloading, known as taper."

#Swimming #Training #Program

Overreaching is the close cousin of overtraining We’ve previously discussed in detail the negative effects of overtraining. Also, anyone in sports understands the importance of training hard and ... See more

6 months ago
Timeline Photos

"Extraordinary willpower and a desire to overcome adversity. Laudable responsibility and consistency, mental strength that drives their actions to unimaginable ... See more

6 months ago
Timeline Photos

"Overtraining and overreaching are common in the sport of swimming. No matter if you are a high or low volume advocate, swimming requires countless hours in the pool putting one at risk for ... See more

6 months ago
Timeline Photos

"However, in sprint events where champions are determined by hundredths of seconds, it is difficult to claim a quick reaction time is insignificant."
https://buff.ly/2PZ48OW
#Swimming #ReactionTime

6 months ago
Timeline Photos

"Now, the purpose of this is not to dismiss the role of structure in causing pain. In fact, the extreme statement of “pain is all in your brain” is equally counterproductive to injury healing in ... See more

6 months ago
Timeline Photos

"The kickstart allowed for significantly shorter time on the block and faster time to 5 m. "
https://buff.ly/2IIAquJ
#Starts #Swimming

6 months ago
Timeline Photos

"Coaching swimming can be a tough gig…long and irregular hours, lost weekends, external pressure (parents, institutional, athletes)."
https://buff.ly/2kDmcAQ
#Swimming #Coaching #burnout

6 months ago
Timeline Photos

"It matters not the physical qualities they possess, whether or not they are 1.90 meters tall or swim like a fish. Neither does it matter whether you placed all your hopes on them or how hard they ... See more

6 months ago
Timeline Photos

"This site of injury used to be exclusive to adults, but over recent years the amount of cases has increased in the pediatric and adolescent population."
https://buff.ly/2tlRUHu
#Swimming #BackPain ... See more

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4 months ago

We are thankful for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the cause of freedom.

4 months ago

We love seeing where our hot tubs and swim spas end up and this one is quite different. This Michael Phelps hot tub is on a yacht!

4 months ago
Photos from Master Spas's post

Here's another gorgeous installation of a hot tub by Master Spas.

📸: Irrijardin

4 months ago

We love this photo that Debbie shared of her swim spa by Master Spas.

4 months ago

Create a relaxation destination in your own backyard with a hot tub from Master Spas.

4 months ago
Crossing Education

We are so proud of our partnership with Crossing Education and love that we are helping them shape future community leaders!

Today Master Spas and The Crossing held the 1st annual signing day for a high school senior who will graduate this year and was offered employment upon graduation. Alex is currently an intern with ... See more

4 months ago

We love this overhead view of this swim spa by Master Spas.

📸: Phoenix Hot Tubs and Swim Spas

4 months ago

We love seeing where our hot tubs end up! This backyard takes relaxation to a whole new level!

4 months ago

This is the perfect time of year to transform your backyard and we offer a backyard planning guide to help! 🙂 Get yours here: http://www.masterspas.com/hot-tub-backyard-planning.php

4 months ago

We love this photo Cheryl shared of her swim spa by Master Spas!

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