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Technique: The Effect Of Hand Paddles On Swimming Performance

Technique: The Effect Of Hand Paddles On Swimming Performance BY ROD HAVRILUK, Ph.D. Swimming with hand paddles is often promoted for benefiting strength, technique and swimming velocity, while also being criticized for causing shoulder pain. However, research shows that neither the commonly stated ...

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An Excellent Choice: The Case For Division III Swimming (Part I)

An Excellent Choice: The Case For Division III Swimming (Part I) In the first of two installments, college coaches discuss recruiting and the realities of finding an aquatic home on one of the nation’s 524 NCAA Division III teams. In September, Jason Weber began his 17th year as head men’s and women...

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10 Key Questions and Answers For Swimming Parents

Swimming Parents By Wayne Goldsmith and Helen Morris You see them every day. They are everywhere. At every pool. Every swim meet. Every school swimming practice. There they are. Sitting at the side of the pool. Watching every lap. Counting every breath. Analyzing every stroke. Studying every move yo...

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Up-and-Comers: California 12-Year-Old Eryn Arnold Dropping Time Quickly

Up-and-Comers: California 12-Year-Old Eryn Arnold Dropping Time Quickly Twelve-year-old Eryn Arnold of Beach Cities Swimming (Redondo Beach, Calif.) has been dropping her times left and right—with no end in sight. At the July Summer Junior Olympics, Arnold clocked personal bests and finished top fou...