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11 Things Off-Season Swimmers Do

By J.P. Mortenson, Swimming World College Intern. Regardless of how your season went, most swimmers need to take a break after the season is over to recover and prepare for the next season, both menta...

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What Happens To Your Body During Taper?

By J.P. Mortenson, Swimming World College Intern. Taper is the time leading up to a big competition where swimmers decrease their training volume while increasing their rest in order to prepare their ...

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5 Struggles that all Outdoor Swimmers Face

By J.P. Mortenson, Swimming World College Intern. For the most part, swimming outdoors is pretty great. These swimmers get to train in the sunshine and breathe fresh air every day, all while their cou...

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The Value Of Studying Film

By J.P. Mortenson, Swimming World College Intern. If you want to improve as a swimmer, you’re going to have to learn how to make the connection between your body and mind. Plenty of swimmers just go i...

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The History of the Underwater Dolphin Kick

By J.P. Mortenson, Swimming World College Intern. Underwater dolphin kicking transformed swimming sport of swimming. These days, swimmers at the NCAA and international level routinely push their kicks...

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What Makes the Perfect Swimmer's Body?

By J.P. Mortenson, Swimming World College Intern. Although swimmers with a wide variety of body types have found success in the sport, most at the international level tend to look similar, sporting ta...

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5 Keys to a Quick Recovery from Injury

By J.P. Mortenson, Swimming World College Intern. Getting injured is one of the most devastating things that can happen to a swimmer. It is immensely frustrating to have your own body give out on you....

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8 Guidelines for Recruiting Trip Etiquette

By J.P. Mortenson, a Swimming World Intern. Recruiting trip season is officially upon us. These trips are an extremely exciting yet unfamiliar experience for high school seniors who are about to decid...