Brandi West - (Author)

Recent

Read more0

TYR Sport Reveals Venzo Genesis USA; Enter to Win Giveaway

TYR Sport is proud to reveal the new TYR Venzo Genesis USA technical suit. To celebrate the launch of the new patriotic print, the American brand will be giving away a TYR Venzo Genesis USA to one lucky winner. Head to Swimming World’s instagram to find out how you can enter to win! About the TYR Ve...

Read more1

Jason Lezak: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Jason Lezak, ISHOF Honoree and called the man who made the greatest relay swim of all time, 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, Lezak said, “I made my first trip to the Hall of Fame when I was 18.  A...

Read more0

SwimOutlet.com Launches Train Safe Bundles!

As pools across the country slowly reopen under new safety and health guidelines, SwimOutlet.com has unveiled a collection “Train Safe” product bundles featuring a collection of training accessories for personal use together with a mesh bag all at one low price. The CDC’s recommended guidel...

Read more0

Klaus DiBiasi: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Klaus DiBiasi, ISHOF Honoree and triple Olympic medalist 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, DiBiasi said, “ What I remember most about coming to the Hall of Fame for the first time to compete in the...

Read more2

Dara Torres: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Dara Torres, ISHOF Honoree and five-time Olympic team member is special.  She is One in a Thousand! When asked why she wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s One in A Thousand Club, Torres said, “I first discovered the Hall of Fame Museum as a 12-year old California kid going to my...

Read more0

Dryside Training by Commit Swimming: Fit and Fast for Summer

As summer approaches and the temperatures rise, there's nothing better than being fit and fast. It's the perfect time to burn off those last few unwanted pounds and increase your fitness level.  It's also a great time to step up your swim training for swim meets that will return soon! Along with the...

Read more0

Fitter and Faster Live Schedule for Week of May 25th

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 upcomi...

Read more1

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...

Read more24

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 ...

Read more0

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...

Read more36

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...

Read more0

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...

Read more0

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...

Read more0

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...

Read more0

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...

Read more0

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.

Read more0

Swimmer Strength Tech Tip: Improving Rotation

Contributed by Deniz Hekmati - Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Sport Scientist  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...