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3 Ways to Help Prevent Swimmer's Shoulder

3 Ways to Help Prevent Swimmer's Shoulder By Shunichi Fujishima, Swimming World College Intern. Research done by the North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy suggests that one third of competitive swimmers experience what is known as Swimmer’s Shoulder, which is a term used to desc...

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The Reasoning Behind Pre-Race Superstitions

By Shunichi Fujishima, Swimming World College Intern. Even with countless hours of practice, one pre-meet ritual going wrong could throw off a swimmer’s mental game. Whether it be how you get on the blocks or if you have your lucky race goggles, swimmers are likely to develop superstitious ...

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5 Ways to Take A Mental Break from Swimming

By Shunichi Fujishima, Swimming World College Intern. Swim. School. Swim. Study. Sleep. Repeat. That's the day-to-day of many swimmers. It takes major commitment to be a swimmer because it feels as if each day you take off requires three additional days to get back into your rhythm. Swimmers consist...

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5 Races to Follow at the 2017 Japan Open

By Shunichi Fujishima, Swimming World College Intern. Swimmers who have made the finalized roster for the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest will be competing for the first time as a National Team member this year at the annual Japan Open, which will be taking place from May 19-21. The Ja...