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Try the Freestyle Kick Butterfly Drill - Video Feature Freestyle kick butterfly is not easy to do, but if done properly with a consistent kick and with fins, a swimmer can feel the surge forward as he or she throws the head down and swings the arms forward after each breath.

8th Annual "World's Largest Swim Lesson" Occurring Worldwide in June On June 22, the “World’s Largest Swim Lesson” will take place once again across 20 countries on five continents. For the eighth year, the promotional event will be working toward...

6 Mental Training Hacks for Swimmers Swimming – and sport in general – offers a rich proving ground for developing mental training skills that can serve you a great deal of good outside of the pool.

Swimming Australia Announces Indianapolis Para Swimming World Series Roster With a late World Championships this year, Swimming Australia is sending 14 swimmers to the Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis in June.

New Zealand Olympic, Paralympic Committees Partner with Toyota New Zealand through 2025 After Toyota Motor Company made an eight-year agreement with the IOC and IPC in 2015, Toyota New Zealand has followed suit and done the same with its native committees.

Anna Santamans Crushes World 50 Breast Record in 24.9 – On Freestyle: DQ News Round-Up: Anna Santamans appears on the 50m breaststroke heats result sheet at French nationals at the bottom of the pile as a DQ. She clocked 24.9. Bit fast for breaststroke...

SAA Funding Contributes to FDA Approval Of Keytruda The testimonial letter from Johns Hopkins acknowledges that in 2009, Swim Across America was the first organization to believe in the KEYTRUDA research project and provide funding for key KEYTRUDA trials. (PHOTO: Dr. Luis Diaz)...

What We're Up To In Sunny Mallorca This Week Hello from Mallorca! Paul Newsome, Adam Young and Morgan Williams are here running our 3 Day Coach Education Course with 20 coaches at the ...

Minnesota Lands Verbal Commitment from 6'4" Breaststroker, Maxwell McHugh Maxwell McHugh, a high school junior from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, has announced his intention to swim for the University of Minnesota’s class of 2022.

Bolles' Jake Adcock Gives Verbal Nod to Florida State for 2018-2019 Season The Florida State Seminoles have received a verbal commitment from Jake Adcock to join the team for the 2018-2019 season, according to Florida Swim Network.

YMCA National Champion Max McHugh Verbally Commits to Minnesota Door County YMCA’s Max McHugh has given his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota, according to CollegeSwimming.com. He’ll follow his brother Conner, who was a junior for the Golden Gophers this year.

Gyurta's Former Coach Sándor Széles Passes Away Sandor Szeles, former President of the Hungarian Swimming Federation has passed away this week at the age of 61.

Mizzou Promotes Grevers & Gangloff to Associate Head Coach Positions Mizzou head swimming and diving coach Greg Rhodenbaugh announced the promotions of Andrew Grevers and Mark Gangloff to associate head coaches.

Charlotte Bonnet's 200 Free Highlights Third Night of French Championships Charlotte Bonnet swam the third fastest 200 freestyle of 2017 on the third night of swimming at the 2017 French Swimming Championships. Bonnet swam a 1:55.80 to sit only behind...

Do Swimmers Get Injured More Often Than Other Athletes? Swimmers pride themselves on having legendary work ethics. We take satisfaction in knowing that our workload—even as young athletes—far exceeds that which is typical of other major sports.

Bonnet Blazes to #3 200 Free in the World on Day 3 of French Nationals In the women's 200 free, standout freestyler Charlotte Bonnet earned her spot on the French roster for the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest.

On The Water Impacted By Weather, Wind And Waves Courtesy of The Weather Channel. The Weather Channel is the world's largest private weather company. Its information that is broadcast ...

Joseph Schooling Believes He Can Take Down Michael Phelps' 100 Fly World Record At NCAA’s in March, Singaporean Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling stated that he was gunning for Michael Phelps’ world record in the 100 fly. Schooling told Channel News Asia that...

Bonnet goes third in 200 free rankings in 1:55.80; Fourth on French team for worlds Charlotte Bonnet went third in the 200m freestyle rankings as she booked her ticket for the World Championships in Budapest with an impressive victory in 1:55.80 at the French Championships in Strasbourg.

Swimming Fast In The Olympic Quadrennial Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It is going to be a very fast quadrennial. With the major international 10 km marat...

Gregorio Paltrinieri Getting Back Into The Open Water Courtesy of Claudius Communications, Eilat, Israel. Italy’s 1500m Olympic champion Gregorio Paltrinieri is going through another initi...

College Swimming in the Eyes Of An International Student-Athlete A number of foreign swimmers are making an impact on the NCAA College swimming scene. According to scholarshipstats.com, the percentages of foreign students competing in NCAA swimming are 5.9% and 5.8% respectively for men and women. At this year's N

Nate Biondi Drops 23.2 in 50 Meter Free Just a day after sweeping the sprint titles at the 2017 CIF Southern Section Division 3 Championships, Sierra Canyon's Nate Biondi was putting up fast times in the long course pool.

05/25/17 In Briefs: West Australia Edition Catch up on the smaller swimming news stories from down under in this West Australia edition of 'In Briefs.

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