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Strongman Swimming Series 1 Episodes 1 to 3

The Red Bull series Strongman Swimming documents Ross Edgley’s incredible attempt to swim 40km with a 100lb tree tied to him between the Caribbean islands of St Lucia and Martinique. Episode 1 - Who is Ross?  Training the mind to undertake a challenge such as this is just as important as ensuring your body is in peak condition. So Ross visited the Royal Marines in their …
Date: 12:06:51 21.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Strength, Endurance, Mental

S&PA Professional - Autumn 2017

Dive into the Autumn 2017 issue of the membership magazine of the Chartered Institute of Sport and Physical Activity for an immersive look at the increasingly popular sport of wild swimming with author and experienced wild swimmer Daniel Start. Quality scheme Quest dives into swimming lesson accreditation. S&PA also joins athlete and physiotherapist Laura Penhaul on the road to learn …
Date: 09:29:15 17.11.2017
Keywords:  Wild, Accreditation, Technique, Finance

Market Segmentation - Parents

Parents play a significant role in deciding what sports their children play – but what influences those decisions? You will no doubt have seen research and market segmentation techniques suggested by Sport England to increase the likelihood of participation in sport increasing. With over 3.5 million Australians aged between 5 and 17, the Australian Sports Commission has conducted research…
Date: 09:38:15 27.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Participation

Swimming Technique, Fall 2015

- The Role of Assistant Coach Technique Preparation for the 2016 Olympics - Effect of an Instructional Intervention on Swimming Technique & Performance - Improve Your Backstroke Starts - Diving Into Meet Warmup - A Little Bit of Magic - Swimming Breaststroke From the Hands Down - Developing the "Boxer's Muscle' for Swimming - Brain Over Brawn - The Breaststroke Turn - Out In …
Date: 10:36:43 07.11.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Technique

Swimming Technique Issue #2

Swimming Technique June 2015 Issue #2The Importance of Technique For Swimmers; How to Train for Long Course in a 25-Yard Pool; Using Warm Up to Improve Weaknesses; URSPT - "A Statement of Conviction"; Reaction To Sergei Beliaev’s Article “Ultra-Short-Race-Pace-Training”; 5 Swim Sets You Have Try Before You Die; The Best Swimming Streamline; Writing to Learn in Swimming; The Truth About …
Date: 10:17:05 30.10.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Technique

The Finer Points of a Good Swimming Start

USA Swimming's Biomechanics Co-ordinator Russell Mark went over the finer points of a good forward start and analyzes National Teamer Whitney Myers' technique at the 2009 National Select Camp held 29-31 Oct in Colorado Springs.
Date: 16:18:05 07.09.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Starts