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Maintaining a hi-tech facility
University swimming pools help athletes like Rebecca Adlington win Olympic gold, but as this video shows, maintaining any hi-tech facility is a job in and of itself.
Get into Coaching
Chris Hoy, Rebecca Adlington and Ellie Simmonds talk about the invaluable contribution coaches have made to their success in this video from the Tony Blair Sports Foundation shot prior to the start of the 2009 Great North Run. The Foundation aims to get more people into coaching.
How Athletes Become Frustrated in Sports
Youth Sports Psychologist shares his insights into why athletes become frustrated during competition and the triggers that predispose athletes to anger. Learn why your athletes become frustrated easily.
Advice from 6 times Olympic Gold Medallist Ryan Lochte on how to be the best.
VO2 Max test
TeamBath's Applied Sport Scientist Jonathan Robinson talks us through a full VO2 Max test
USA Swimming Sport Performance Consultant Mariejo Pasion talks to members of the 2009 USA National Select Camp about setting goals.
Following a preparation meet for Santa Clara 2009, Australian coaches Vince Raleigh (who coaches Robert Hurley) shows some drills; Rohan Taylor (Leisel Jones) talks about the importance of heart rate during recovery days, and Michael Bohl (Stephanie Rice) talks through a recovery set.
World Championships, Rome: In the press conference, Michael Phelps was gracious to Paul Biedermann after losing to him in the 200 freestyle.
Aaron Peirsol, Race for the Oceans
Backstroker Aaron Peirsol talks about his new World Championship titles and World Records and his dedication to ocean conservation.
Science of Swimming
Apr 2008 interview with Genadijus Sokolovas, then Director of Sports Science at USA Swimming and now involved in SwiMetrics, focusing on age group swimmers. Swimmers who haven't reached their full development physically need different attention than the full grown swimmer. This interview goes over the basics when it comes to the do's and dont's of building strength in age group swimmers.
In The Best of Us Challenge, Olympic athletes are challenging YOU to compete against them in some truly unique events. Go to www.thebestofuschallenge.com to take your best shot. The Challenge runs from 14 October 2009 to 28 February 2010. Lets see what you can do!
Interview with Mark Foster
Somerset's Olympian looks forward to London 2012
Memories of the Bridgwater facility and the campaigners who tried to save it from closure.
BUCS SC Championships 2008
200 Freestyle featuring Euan Dale (lane 6) and James Clarke (lane 5)
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Rebecca Adlington's Top Training Tips
Advice from double olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington as she gives her top tips for training
The Critical Role of the Coach
The Australian Olympic rower discusses the critical nature of creating an effective coach athlete relationship and how to be an "Athlete Centered" Coach.
Find out more about what runningsports do and how their courses and resources can support your club
Sports Leaders UK Pass It On DVD
Pass It On extracts including Short Profile (Children and Young People), Short Profile (Adult Learners), Short Profile (Summary)
Stert Island Swim 2009
Video from the 2009 event
Lenny Krayzelburg - Body Position in Backstroke
Trailer for DVD featuring expert analysis, insight and world-class instruction on different backstroke techniques. World Champions Lenny Krayzelburg, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte collaborate for an unprecedented and insightful look at what it takes to continue developing your backstroke skills.
Personal Best Freestyle Breathing
Video trailer for Personal Best DVD in which coach Bob Bowman explains breathing techniques for swimming freestyle
Legendary Auburn Swimming and Diving Coach Richard Quick was a six-time United States Olympic coach who directed 12 teams to NCAA titles. He lost his battle with an inoperable cancerous brain tumor in June 2009 following diagnosis in December 2008. SEC-TV discussed with him his success as a coach and his determination to face to the challenges that came with his diagnosis.
One On One With Michael Phelps
Fresh from his legendary performance at the Beijing Games, Michael Phelps talks with Harry Smith about his eight gold medals and answers questions from young swimmers.
Phelps Sees More Than Gold
Olympian Michael Phelps and his coach Bob Bowman talk to Jeff Glor about goals, swimming and what's ahead for the young Olympian in this extended interview following his gold medal success in Beijing.
16 days of glory - Albatross
From the official film of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. The story of West German swimmer Michael Gross and those who swam against him.
16 days of glory - John Moffet and Rowdy Gaines Part 2
From the official film of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. The contrasting stories of American swimmers John Moffet and Rowdy Gaines. Video 2 of 2
16 days of glory - John Moffet and Rowdy Gaines Part 1
From the official film of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. The contrasting stories of American swimmers John Moffet and Rowdy Gaines. Video 1 of 2