J.P. Mortenson (Author)

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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

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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

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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

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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 to the

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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