Tips & Training

National Team High Performance Tips

Welcome to the National Team High Performance Tips. On a weekly basis, this page will summarize some current perspectives, research and observations in swimming. This information is intended to help you to make a more educated decision for what is best for you or your swimmer(s). Please come back to see what we have to share with you.


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Featured Article

10/12/2015  Hot Food and a Warm Bed Beats a Cold Tub any Day
This past summer, the USA Swimming Medical Staff and High Performance Staff supported three international meets over the course of 35 days. It was an amazing opportunity to see how our athletes go about their business of swimming fast and recovering for their next race.

Featured Article

10/5/2015  Perfect Fly and Breast Walls
Races are won and lost because of poor timing into a turn or finish.


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