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Dryland Training: Dumbbbell Sets To Use For Improved Strength

From the May issue of Swimming World Magazine, here's a look at how dumbbell training can be used as a successful dryland workout. By J.R. ROSANIA 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 t...

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ASCA Lessons From Legends: Mike Parratto on Aerobic Training

ASCA Lessons From Legends: Mike Parratto on Aerobic Training Riptide Swim Team's Mike Parratto is one of the world's premier coaches, a man who has guided the careers of world-record holders Jenny Thompson and Regan Smith. Before molding Smith into an Olympic medalist, Parratto was a mentor to Hall ...

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Training Sets of the Past: How Dave Durden Trained Fred Bousquet

Training Sets of the Past: How Dave Durden Trained Fred Bousquet As the head man at the University of California-Berkeley, Dave Durden has established himself as one of the premier coaches in the world. In addition to guiding the Golden Bears to multiple NCAA titles, he has routinely sent his athlet...

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5 Grueling Swim Sets That Will Provide a Test; Tell Us a Favorite

5 Grueling Swim Sets That Will Provide a Test; Tell Us a Favorite By Wayne Goldsmith Swim sets are like burgers. There's a lot of them in the world: Some are great, some are awful and some are just plain ordinary burgers. Here are 5 swim sets you have to try before you die. A great swim set has to i...

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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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6 Ways To Improve Your Flip Turn

6 Ways To Improve Your Flip Turn By Annie Grevers How many times have you been told to be quicker on your walls? Not to hesitate before flipping? Get your feet around faster? Probably quite a few times. Turns are not merely a fun accessory in swimming. They're a crucial part of our sport. How many t...

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The Power of the Mind Through Visualization

The Power of the Mind Through Visualization By Taylor Byers, Swimming World College Intern. You are behind the blocks, staring down the end of your lane. The warm, chlorine air is strong. Coaches, teammates and parents are cheering and whistling for the swimmers currently racing in the water who are...

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USRPT: How This 'Unconventional' Training Works

USRPT: How This 'Unconventional' Training Works Every athlete trains differently, and no one training regimen is the same for every athlete. This fact is especially true in the world of swimming. Over the course of the swimming's history, training has evolved through advancements in technology and a...

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8 Traits That Define An Excellent Swim Coach and Caring Professional

The Excellent Swim Coach Swimming is very much a sport of observation. Swimmers observe others' strokes underwater during practice and have a lot of time on deck during meets to watch the coach-swimmer dynamics surrounding us. I had 12 swim coaches in my 18 years of swimming. It's fun to go back and...

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Dryside Training: Going 'Hard Core' With Five Specific Exercises

From the April issue of Swimming World Magazine, J.R. Rosania offers a look at five dryside training exercises that will benefit the core, always a key focal point for swimmers. Get Swimming World Magazine and Swimming World Biweekly FREE When You Become A Member of the International Swimming Hall o...

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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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Goldminds: How to Become a Better Swimmer By Doing Nothing* (Sort Of)

Goldminds: How to Become a Better Swimmer By Doing Nothing* 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 Swimming World Subscription for just $10 a month! Want more? Get a ...