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Updated Articles and Resources

By Gary Mullen

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Swim Training with Limited Time Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Short on time, but want a great swim workout? Try these workouts for those with limited time!
    • Reasons Why Swimmers Stretch Their Shoulders Created: Monday, July 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Learn why swimmers shouldn't stretch their shoulders.
    • Disqualifed Swimmers - Use DQs to Improve Swimmers Created: Sunday, November 06, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Swimmers get disqualified. It happens. What is done as a result of the DQ is what counts toward the developmetn of the swimmer in the long run. How can a DQ be used to make a swimmer into a better ...
    • 5 Tips for More Energy for Morning Practice Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Tired at Morning Swim Practice...Try These Tips!
    • Swim Caps Part II Created: Sunday, February 05, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Which one is better? The differences between latex and silicone swim caps, and how to care for them to extend their useful life.
    • Swimmer's Shoulder - An Overview of Swimmers Shoulder Injury Created: Friday, July 18, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Swim coaches frequently encounter swimmers complaining of shoulder pain in one or both of their shoulders. This pain can hinder performance. Page 1 of 5." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
    • Teaching the Butterfly Kick - A Swim Lesson Tip Created: Sunday, April 24, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      When teaching a swimmer that has never butterfly kicked before, I have found that most of the competitive drills only make learning more difficult.
    • Ten Ways for the Swim Parent to Sabotage Their Child's Swimming Career Created: Friday, November 19, 2004 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Some parents must internally delight in the idea of sabotaging their child's swim career. My list of means and methods - and some positive alternatives." itemprop="descript't3'" --> itemprop="descr...
    • iPhone Swim Meet App - Android, Too Created: Monday, April 11, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Big Fish Software has an iPhone swim meet app - and an Android swim meet app - that allow you to navigate meet results from Hy-Tek managed swim meets that post their results on-line. I don't have e...
    • Questions on Teaching Swim Lessons to a Swimmer with Autism Created: Tuesday, January 11, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      This is part of a letter from Swimming Instructor from a country in Southern Africa. The instructor has reached out to us for guidance concerning swim lessons for a swimmer who has Asperger Syndrom...
    • Running and Swimming Benefit Each Other - Look at Aquathlons or Aquathons Created: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Did you know there are aquathletes - swimming and running athletes? If your body allows you to run and swim, this is a great way to cross train" itemprop="description" Sunday, November 07, 2004 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Important or key open water swimming or triathlon swim workouts involve race simulation, open water swimming skill proficiency, sustainable swimming speed, and time to recover after a swim. These f...
    • Tips for Swimmers who Sit All Day! Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Swimmers learn how to improve sitting all day!
    • How to Get to Bed Earlier for Morning Swim Practice Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      How to Get to Bed Earlier for Morning Swim Practice
    • Katie Ledecky Profile Created: Friday, June 27, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Katie Ledecky Profile
    • Swimming Speed and Swimming Efficiency Created: Wednesday, May 12, 2004 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Swimmers want to swim fast or swim more efficiently. To swim fast means swimming a distance in less time. Swimming more efficiently means swimming in the same amount of time, but at a lower energy ...
    • Swimmer's Ear Prevention with Ear Plugs Created: Thursday, November 06, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Swimmer's ear can be so painful that some swimmer's cannot train until it is healed. Why not prevent it before it happens?
    • How To Open Your Swimming Pool For The Summer Created: Sunday, February 18, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      When warm weather is approaching, it's time to think about swimming outside. Need some tips on opening a pool for a summer of swimming fun? These steps should help you get your swimming pool open t...
    • Swimming Pool Main Drains Don't Move Pool Water Created: Friday, June 19, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Swimming pool main drains don't move water, pool water inlets do; swimming pool main drains can be used to receive water, but they don't actually move pool water. History records, and sometimes it ...
    • An Inexpensive Way to Make Your Concrete Swimming Pool Look Like New Again Created: Sunday, February 04, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Is the finish of your concrete pool looking stained and blotchy? Did your pool have a white finish that now looks like a stormy sky? There is an easy and inexpensive way to make it look new. Coat i...
    • A Sample Progression for Teaching Swim Lessons to Infants And Toddlers Created: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Teaching baby or toddler swim lessons can be an invaluable experience. Let's start by answering three frequently asked questions about swim lessons for infants and toddlers. Can a baby or toddler l...
    • Get Ready for a 1500 Meter or 1650 Yard Swim Created: Sunday, May 01, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A common long distance or open water swim is the mile (1,650 yards) or 1500 meter swim. A mile is really 1,609 meters or 1,760 yards, but in many swimming races
    • Grab or Track? Front Weighted or Rear Weighted? Which Start is Best? Created: Monday, June 16, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Learn about the different styles of starts and how to find which works for you!
    • 5 Tips for Improving Body Position Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      See 5 Tips for Improving Body Position
    • Cullen Jones Created: Wednesday, July 09, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Cullen is a relay only swimmer in the 2008 Beijing Olympics (4x100 Freestyle Relay).
    • Should You Close Your Mouth While in Swimming Lessons? Created: Saturday, January 29, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      While you may not want anyone swallowing swim pool water, getting water in your mouth when swimming or during a swimming lesson comes with the territory.
    • USA Swimming 2012 Olympic Swimming Team Trials Qualifying Times Created: Friday, September 03, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      The 2012 Olympic Swimming Trials will be at CenturyLink Center Center, June 25 - July 2, 2012. How fast do you have to swim to qualify for the 2012 USA Swimming Olympic Trials? You have to achieve ...
    • Swimming and Breath Control Created: Sunday, December 11, 2005 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Do you control your breathing rate, taking one breath every certain number of swim strokes? Does holding your breath while swimming make you a better swimmer?" itemprop="de"$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop=...
    • Catch-up Drill - Better Swimming by Using Drills Created: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      To be a better swimmer, you need to improve your swim technique and you need to improve your swim fitness, two key elements of good swimming (you probably already realized they were needed!). Getti...
    • poolHead Hair Care Products for Swimmers - Shampoo, Conditioner, Pre-treatment Created: Friday, April 02, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      poolHead hair care products for swimmers includes anti-chlorine shampoos, a hair conditioner, and a pre-swim treatment called the invisible swim cap. Used alone or together, poolHead hair care prod...
    • Discovery Ultra Fast Dry Towel - Think of it as the Un-Towel Created: Saturday, March 14, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      The Discovery Ultra Fast Dry Towel might be the perfect towel for swimmers. It gets you dry, it dries out fast, and it folds compactly for easy packing.
    • TRISWIM Anti-chlorine Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, and Lotion for Swimmers Created: Sunday, April 08, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      TRISWIM products for swimmers overcome many of the harmful effects of swimming pool water or swimming in lakes or oceans. Swimmers can use the shampoo and conditioner to fight green hair, swimming ...

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