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Hands up - who wants to be a Marathon Swimmer?

The FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series is an annually staged elite-level competition organised in over 9 locations. It and takes places in either fresh water or sea and the next stop will be in the Seychelles. On 20 May 2018, the event location in Beau Vallon will be filled with swimmers from all over the world. Take a tour of the hotels, the training pool and the beautiful venue …
Date: 17:12:57 28.03.2018
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Marathon

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

Peaty makes the exceptional look routine

Double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington and Olympic bronze medallist Steve Parry discuss another successful day for Adam Peaty in this 5 Live Sports Extra podcast from the World Swimming Championships in Hungary.  Peaty won his second gold as he defended his 50m breaststroke title with another stunning display.  
Date: 21:31:59 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA

Interview with Ollie Hynd

Ollie Hynd competes in the Paralympics as a class 8 swimmer, having neuromuscular myopathy and associated limb deformities.  Hynd made his international debut at the 2011 IPC European Championships where he won the 200m IM setting a new European record. In 400m freestyle, he finished in second place just behind older brother Sam. Hynd won a gold …
Date: 21:27:04 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Paralympics

A Never-ending Dream

17-year-old swimmer Edgaras Matakas dives into complete darkness. Edgaras has not been able to see since he was 15 years old. He was the only disabled swimmer to represent Lithuania at the 2016 Paralympics. In Rio Edgaras took part in 50, 100 and 400m swims. He came eighth in the 400m final (05:30.66), tenth over 100m (1:06.09) and eleventh over 50m (27.86s and a Lithuanian record). His …
Date: 15:47:12 12.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Paralympics

Brick by Brick Swimming

LEGO Swimming Olympics Dennis Beelen's LEGO Stop Motion tribute to Dutch Swimmers Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Marleen Veldhuis at the London 2012 Olympics features Fran Halsall. Michael Phelps winning his 16th Olympic This animated reconstruction of highlights of the 2012 final of the men's 200m individual medley sees Michael Phelps beat fellow American swimmer Ryan Lochte to win the …
Date: 11:02:13 09.10.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  LEGO

Swimming World Biweekly - September 7, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - September 7, 2016  FINA World Cup Series Underway | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly readers.
Date: 10:58:50 02.10.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  FINA World Cup, PanPacs, Doping

Morning Swim Show Interview: Craig Lord

On this Sept 2015 Morning Swim Show interview, Craig Lord, leading journalist and authority on political issues in competitive swimming, sits down with Brent Rutemiller, Publisher of Swimming World Magazine to discuss the 11 grievances against FINA and why the American Swim Coaches Association voted to replace FINA rather than reform it.
Date: 12:42:18 23.03.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Governance

Swimming World Biweekly - February 10, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - February 10, 2016   The importance of female coaches features exploring the racial disparities in competitive swimming; Mount St. Mary’s to add Men’s Swimming and Diving; a letter to my swimming classmates; Sarah Sjostrom runs roughshod over Swedish Grand Prix with 6 wins; the importance of female coaches; Michael Phelps - Matt Grevers duel leads …
Date: 15:06:26 11.02.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Masters, Phelps, Coaching

FINA ITU Workshop - Safety in open water swimming

Margo Mountjoy - Safety in open water swimming  science+triathlon, 2013, Magglingen, Švica
Date: 11:55:22 22.01.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Safety

Swimming World Biweekly, November 24, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly - November 24, 2015 features: 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series Minneapolis: Finals recap; 2015 Golden Goggles: Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky win top honours; Golden Goggles photo gallery; 22 times swimmers lack gratitude… and 22 optimistic rebuttals; Laura Sogar and Madisyn Cox talk food fuel and guilty pleasures; Holiday Gift Guide
Date: 10:11:19 29.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Awards, Nutrition

The importance of starts and push-offs

View presentation (52m 50s) on the importance of starts and push-offs given by Frank Busch (USA) at the 1st FINA Gold Medal Swimming Coaches Clinic on 30 October 2012 in Moscow. More than 400 swimming coaches from a hundred nations exchanged ideas, experience and knowledge with top-level coaches from swimming powerhouse nations over two days. Busch was one of eleven leading figures representing…
Date: 11:36:34 08.09.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Start

The science behind the perfect swimming dive

The swimming start is broken into three phases: on-block flight underwater Take a look at some of the research which could help athletes set themselves up for better start performances. Cate Campbell of Australia starts in the Women's 50m Freestyle Final...Cate Campbell of Australia starts in the Women's 50m Freestyle Final during day sixteen of the 16th FINA World Championships …
Date: 14:23:46 06.09.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Start

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine, 14 August 2015

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine, August 14, 2015 FINA World Championships Day 1- 8 – Michael Phelps: Walk the Walk – The Ledecky Factor – Swimming World Radio from 2015 World Championships
Date: 21:11:20 27.08.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Phelps, Ledecky