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How to Get Your Pool Opened Back Up

PRESENTING A PLAN TO GET YOUR POOL OPEN AND YOUR TEAM BACK IN THE WATER Date & Time: Monday May 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm EST Suggested Audience: Team board members, Coaches, Facility Directors, Aquatics Directors and everyone else interested in helping to get swimmers back in the water. Register now Thro...

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Tips and Tricks for Social Distancing Your Swim Groups

While there are some people that still believe that swim teams will just ‘go back to normal’ swim practices and others that feel we shouldn’t swim until we have a vaccine, most can clearly agree that we will need to make some changes in the way we run swim practices in 2020.  The industry’s process ...

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Swimming With Music During Quarantine

So you have a pool, now use it! We’re all stuck at home during quarantine and itching to stay active. The longer this goes, the more creative swimmers are getting with tethering to a tree with a FINIS dryland cord, or even buying an Endless Pool. FINIS is here to help make these workouts inspired an...

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Swim Practice Social Distancing Protocol

Can we safely swim with 6 people in a lane? We hear a lot about the rules of running a gym with social distancing.  There is plenty of support about managing our pool bathroom, or how to navigate at <50% capacity for a business.  But as swim coaches the final key is to understand how to keep swimmer...

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Sid Cassidy: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Sid Cassidy, Head Coach and Aquatic Director for the Saint Andrew's School and Aquatics in Boca Raton, Florida is special.  He is One in a Thousand! When asked why he wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame's One In A Thousand Club, Cassidy said, "I have a thousand reasons. I am total...

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Fitter and Faster Live Schedule for Week of May 4th

This week Fitter and Faster will have more FREE LIVE broadcasts!  Below is the FFT Live schedule or on this page you can read about and sign up for ALL of this week's live broadcasts in one place. (You can also bookmark the page FitterAndFaster.com/LIVE  to always stay up-to-date on upcomin...

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Fitter and Faster Live Schedule for Week of April 27th

This week Fitter and Faster will have more FREE LIVE broadcasts!  Below is the FFT Live schedule or on this page you can read about and sign up for ALL of this week's live broadcasts in one place. (You can also bookmark the page FitterAndFaster.com/LIVE  to always stay up-to-date on upcomin...

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Customizable Face Masks Now Available from Swimwear Company Agon

As the country moves forward, relaxing COVID-19 stay-at-home mandates, face masks are going to be a necessity. Agon is here to help! We've created comfortable, effective face masks for your protection. They come in all our prints, solid colors, and are customizable! Agon face masks are made with mat...

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ISHOF To Acquire CG Sports Network Media Rights

ISHOF will deliver the content on its Swimming World platforms including Facebook and SwimmingWorld.TV.  Swimming World is a global leader in media and news and will serve as CG Sports Network’s exclusive broadcasting partner.

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Swimmer Strength Tech Tip: Improving Rotation

The rotation can be tricky in the backstroke and freestyle. Although the coach wants the swimmer to rotate more, the stiff swimmer will have more restrictions to make it happen. Here are three movements that will aid and mobilize the thoracic spine for an improved rotation. For all of the follow...

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Fitter and Faster Live Schedule for Week of April 20th

This week Fitter and Faster will have 11 new FREE LIVE broadcasts featuring an Olympic Hall of Famer, many multiple Olympic medalists, and coaches!  Below is a list of the FFT Live schedule for this coming week! (You can also bookmark the page FitterAndFaster.com/LIVE  to always stay up-to...

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1980 Olympic Boycott Revisited - Book On Sale

1980 Olympic Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games By Tom Caraccioli and Jerry Caraccioli With a thorough exploration of the political climate of the time and the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan, this book describes the repercussions of Jimmy Carter’s American boycott of the...

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Resistance Bands from StrechCordz Available in the Swim Shop

Need resistance bands at home?  StrechCordz is open and shipping product!  Check out these great options in the Swimming World Swim Shop: StrechCordz with Handles Click here to order. StrechCordz with Paddles Click here to order. StrechCordz with Leg Straps Click here to or...

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Fitter and Faster Live Schedule for Week of April 13th

This week Fitter and Faster will have 11 new FREE LIVE broadcasts featuring an Olympic Hall of Famer, many multiple Olympic medalists, and coaches! You can also bookmark the page FitterAndFaster.com/LIVE  to always stay up-to-date on upcoming broadcasts. Below is a list of the FFT Live sche...

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Inspiring Messages From an Olympian Delivered Right To Your Phone

Feeling down about your cancelled swim meet or missing your daily swim team or workout buddy camaraderie like most of us? If you’re looking for something that will bring you a smile right in the palm of your hand, check out SwimOutlet's new text message campaign featuring Missy Franklin, Ry...

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LumaLanes: Special Offer on Swim Training System

The LumaLanes Swim Training System featuring our new High Reliability Generation 3 (Gen3) LED Light Strip!  50% off first LED Light Strip with any new system purchase and 25% off each additional LED Light Strip.  LumaLanes can ship immediately. Now is a great time to plan for your swimmers return to...

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Swimsuit Company, Agon, Making Medical Gowns at Factory in Spain

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Agonswim.com is now making disposable medical gowns at our factory in Spain. These surgical gowns are being produced for local nursing homes and other first line medical staff who are in desperate need of personal protective equipment. [caption id="attachment_4261...

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Fitter and Faster Live Schedule for Week of April 6th

This past week more than 6,000 people attended 10 FREE Live Broadcasts covering everything from Underwater Dolphin Kicking to Cooking! If you weren't able to watch and participate live, you can find the replays HERE. This week Fitter and Faster will have 11 new FREE LIVE broadcasts featurin...