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Commonwealth Games Legends - Susie O'Neill

Susie ‘Madame Butterfly’ O’Neill won more gold medals at a Commonwealth Games than any female in Australian sporting history. Ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April, O'Neill says the thought of losing still provokes nightmares. Although her illustrious swimming career proves otherwise, O’Neill was overcome with nerves during competiti…
Date: 08:53:31 03.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Commonwealth

Swimming World Biweekly - February 21, 2018

Features on college conference swimming, water polo and training. You will love the feature on Caeleb Dressel and his amazing accomplishments prior to the NCAA Championships in a few weeks.
Date: 20:29:57 26.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  College

Strength and Power for Swimming with Vern Gambetta

SSC Sports Medicine* podcast features a talk with Vern Gambetta on the pool deck in Portland, Oregon about strength and power training, periodisation and timing of dry land training for swimming.  Topics cover 'go to' exercises, the role of multi chain single arm symmetry lifts, the need to prepare to swim, not swim to prepare and also touch on the performance benefits of …
Date: 11:35:44 14.02.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Starts, Turns, Periodisation, Dry-land

Interview with Andrew Willis

Andrew Willis is one of the most experienced members of the British Swimming team. having competed at every level of competition and won bronze at the 2015 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  The 2017 British Swimming Championships saw him win bronze in the 200m Breaststroke. A second call up to Team GB saw him compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Men's 200 Breaststroke …
Date: 10:23:47 15.09.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Breaststroke, Olympics

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

Stop swimming upstream - a new model for swimmer’s shoulder

Struggling with swimmers and their shoulders? It’s something clinicians struggle with, and have been for a long time. This BMJ podcast tackles the subject head on and how to move the model from external impingement to anterior superior internal impingement (ASII). Andrew Delbridge and Craig Boetcher join the podcast from Australia. Craig completed his PhD through Sydney University …
Date: 08:14:50 26.06.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Shoulder, BMJ

WS More or Less: Swimming World Records

World Records are being set at a much faster rate in swimming than in other sports. At the Rio Olympics, British swimmer Adam Peaty managed to break the Men's 100m breaststroke world record twice in two days. Tim Harford speaks to swimming coach, Rick Madge, about the reasons swimmers keep getting better results in the pool. WS More or Less: Swimming World RecordsWorld Records are being …
Date: 15:26:44 05.03.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Swimming World Biweekly - October 7, 2016

This issue featues some of the best photos from the summer, including the US Olympic Trials and Rio Olympics. On the cover: Belinda Hocking of Australia [Photo courtesy: Delly Carr]. Swimming World Biweekly - October 7, 2016Swimming World Biweekly Summer Photo Review-- In this issue we show you the best photos from the summer, including the U.S. Olympic Trials and the Rio Olympics. On the cover: …
Date: 15:53:23 08.11.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

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 22, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - September 22, 2016 Featuring full coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games! USA Today Sports was present on deck capturing beautiful images of the action and excitement, including the Biweekly cover featuring Nikita Howarth of New Zealand.
Date: 11:01:36 02.10.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching

WS More or Less: Swimming World Records

World Records are being set at a much faster rate in swimming than in other sports. At the Rio Olympics, British swimmer Adam Peaty managed to break the men's 100m breaststroke world record twice in two days. Tim Harford speaks to swimming coach, Rick Madge, about the reasons swimmers keep getting better results in the pool. Also, science writer Christie Aschwanden makes the case for …
Date: 15:40:29 24.09.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Olympics

The science of sports performance and injury prevention

Dr James Bilzon joined the Department for Health at the University of Bath in May 2008 following a 13-year career as an Exercise Physiologist in various Ministry of Defence (MOD) departments. Following a 3-year period as Director of Studies for the MSc in Sport & Exercise Medicine, he became Head of Department for Health in August 2011. He currently holds a number of Honorary appointments …
Date: 12:43:03 23.09.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Sports science, Injury

Swimming World Magazine 2016 Rio Olympic Review

2016 Rio Olympic Review   Revisit All The Top Aquatic Performances From the RIO Olympic Games. Editorial Coverage Sponsored by FINIS Swim | 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: 13:28:56 17.09.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Michael Phelps' last lap and a chat with Bob Bowman

USA Today Sports' Nicole Auerbach and Sam Amick recap the overall performance by Michael Phelps and USA Swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Phelps walked away with five gold medals and one silver, to run his career-best tally to 28 total Olympic medals - 23 gold. He displayed raw emotion and appreciation and says retirement is next, as he's in a much better place than he was four …
Date: 15:37:50 15.08.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Phelps

2016 Rio Olympic Preview - Special Edition

2016 Rio Olympic Preview - Special Edition Special 2016 Rio Olympics Digital Preview Issue! Complete with predictions and overviews for Swimming, Synchro, Diving and Water Polo. Magazine Includes Competition Schedule, Rosters and Athlete Features. Plus stories on Top 9 All-Time Olympic Upsets | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspap…
Date: 08:18:28 27.07.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Swimming World Magazine July 2016

Swimming World Magazine July 2016 Issue  ON THE COVER The XXXI Olympic Games are only a month away. The opening ceremonies will take place Aug. 5, with the swimming events set to begin the next day. And Swimming World helps you prepare for the world's foremost sports competition with a 12-page feature this month that focuses on the top contenders from around the world who will be …
Date: 08:14:02 27.07.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Sport magazine 443 - 24 March 2016

This edition of Sport features an interview with Somerset swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor - a starry-eyed teen at London 2012 and now a Commonwealth and world champion. She is after more gold in Rio. Sport magazine 443In this week's Sport: Andy Murray on fatherhood, leading Britain to an unlikely Davis Cup triumph and his Grand Slam hopes for 2016 | England's DNA: inside the FA's ambitious plan …
Date: 09:14:12 30.03.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Rio

Serious sea swimming

Those who swim laps are dedicated. Those who swim in the open ocean show no fear. At least, not externally. Australia's ABC Radio National headed outside for its podcast series Off Track which speaks for places beyond policy and politics: environments loved and lived in. Listen to the full episode.
Date: 17:02:18 26.03.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Participation

Swimming World Biweekly, October 21, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly, October 21, 201515 things swimmers are tired of hearing. 5 pieces of advice from a college swimmer. 5 ways to mentally stay afloat in the pool. Olympian Claire Donahue sets world records in Masters swimming debut. Tony Azevedo named PAC 12 water polo player of the century. Swimmers without borders: international student-athletes adjust to swimming in the US. 6 simple …
Date: 09:30:19 22.10.2015
Categories: GeneralOpen Water
Keywords:  Masters, College

Swimming Biomechanics & Shoulder injuries

Swimming is a sport that requires optimal shoulder mobility and strength in order to compete, train, and perform at an elite level.  Speakers: Dr. Erik Yuill, FRCCSS, DC, MSc, BSc, Mr. Liam Donnelly, SFU Head Coach, Swimming This talk focuses on:  - The biomechanical demands of swimming as it relates to the shoulder.  - Examine how these demands influence the should…
Date: 20:43:22 05.10.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Injuries, Biomechanics, Shoulder

350 years of Swimming Fashion

The external infographic below highlights various types of swimming fashion that have come and gone. Take a look at what people wore to the beach for the past 350 years and the changes, either for decency or function. Which one is your favourite?
Date: 11:46:36 22.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fashion

Crossing Hell's Mouth

This 2012 film tells the story of Frank Chalmers, an open water swimmer who is setting off on the challenge of his life. Having successfully swum the English Channel, Frank has been training for over a year in preparation for his toughest swim yet; to cross the Pentland Firth. This notoriously treacherous stretch of water separates the Orkney Islands from mainland Scotland and is home to some …
Date: 10:51:22 14.09.2015
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Documentary

Training Fast Twitch Muscle Fibres

Presentation (58m 37s) from the Joy of Sculling Conference on February 9, 2013 at the Hotel Sofitel in Redwood Shores, This video is a compilation of Dr. Maglischo's PowerPoint slides and a recording of his lecture. See usage rights published by LakeNatomaInvite. Ernie Maglischo retired from active coaching in 1998 after 35 years during which he coached at both the college and …
Date: 19:31:07 23.08.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Muscle, Training