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A Q&A With Westchester Aquatic Club Head Coach Carle Fierro

In the May issue of Swimming World Magazine, longtime contributor Michael Stott chatted with Carle Fierro of the Westchester Aquatic Club. Get Swimming World Magazine and Swimming World Biweekly FREE When You Become A Member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame New! 30 Day Membership to ISHOF ...

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How They Train: The Workouts and Sets of Claire Dafoe

From the April issue of Swimming World Magazine, Michael Stott chatted with coach Norm Wright about the training approach used with distance standout Claire Dafoe. Get Swimming World Magazine and Swimming World Biweekly FREE When You Become A Member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame New! 30...

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Coaching Q&A: An Interview With NOVA of Virginia's Norm Wright

In the April issue of Swimming World Magazine, longtime contributor Michael Stott chatted with Norm Wright of NOVA of Virginia. Get Swimming World Magazine and Swimming World Biweekly FREE When You Become A Member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame New! 30 Day Membership to ISHOF AND Digital...

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Strength Training For Age Groupers: Yes or No?

Strength Training For Age Groupers: Yes or No? Some years ago, a rookie Middle Atlantic coach took his middle and high school swim teams to the weight room. There he introduced fundamental dryland and some machine-based resistance work. “The first day with the machines was a disaster and all my faul...

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Coaching Corner: Q&A With Crow Canyon Head Man Ethan Hall

Coaching Corner: Q&A With Crow Canyon Head Man Ethan Hall California son Ethan Hall left the Golden State to experience the aquatic environment in North Carolina. Two years later, he was back winning conference championships, the hand of a 12-time Olympic medalist and directing Crow Canyon swimmers ...

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected College Swimming

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected College Swimming (From the January issue of Swimming World Magazine) While college swimming has assumed a back-in-business profile, all is not exactly as it seems. Admittedly, the COVID-induced 22-month hiatus disrupted familiar operational and competitive rhyt...

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A Look at Past Training Sets of Olympic Champion Caeleb Dressel

A Look at Past Training Sets of Olympic Champion Caeleb Dressel Through the years, a consistent feature of Swimming World Magazine has been the highlighting of specific training programs and sets of various athletes, including the sport's elite performers. Today, we dip into the magazine vault and l...

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Hello World: Remembering a First Glance at Katie Ledecky - Circa 2011

Hello World: Remembering a First Glance at Katie Ledecky - Circa 2011 By Michael J. Stott While the name Katie Ledecky is now a global, household name, she didn’t really enter the American consciousness until 2012 with her near-wire-to-wire 800 free Olympic victory in 2012. Many were surprised at th...

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TritonWear Analytics Boost ZPC Amersfoort Performance

Dutch Treat Tom Rikhof is an early adapter. Early on the head coach of ZPC Amersfoort, one the Netherlands three major swim clubs next to national affiliated high performance centers Amsterdam (De Dolfijn) and Eindhoven (PSV), saw the merits of embracing the long term tracking benefits of TritonWear...