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

7/28/2014  Providing Data and Answering, "So What?"
Data is a challenge. It’s our job to provide our athletes and coaches with every available resource to be successful, but information alone is a marginal resource and practical applicability is essential to its utility.

Featured Article

7/21/2014  Freestyle Recovery: Swing Forward, Relaxed and Wide
The freestyle arm recovery is the most visually recognizable motion in swimming, and is therefore one of the aspects that is most often coached. The recovery itself doesn’t create forward movement, but a good recovery is important because it largely determines where your hands enter the water and provides incredible support for the motion of the arm that is pulling underwater.

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