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The International Swimmer

15:47:37 05.05.2020 posted by admin at 15:47:37 05.05.2020
Tags Olympics
While we now have to wait for the 2020 Summer Olympics to take place in Tokyo in 2021, why not look back to when they were last held there - 1964. During the Games, Sandie Shaw and Roy Orbison were topping the charts with "Always Something There To Remind Me" and "Oh Pretty Woman".  The 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo featured 19 different sports encompassing 25 disciplin…
Categories: General

Interview with Dr Rod Havriluk

12:54:26 02.05.2020 posted by admin at 12:54:26 02.05.2020
Tags Biomechanics
Dr John Mullen of Swimming Science has interviewed Dr Rod Havriluk, an internationally-recognized expert on swimming technique and President of Swimming Technology Research. Dr Havriluk specializes in biomechanics as applied to swimming and has helped improve times for every level of swimmer, including Olympians, while working with teams and individual swimmers in more than 20 countries.
Categories: Coaching

Strength Training for Swimmers

15:13:26 29.04.2020 posted by admin at 15:13:26 29.04.2020
Tags Strength
Dr. Genadijus Sokolovas has a PhD in Biomechanics and is a former Performance Director with USA Swimming and Styku® 3D Biomapping Engineering. Replay Dr Sokolovas presenting four live 45 minutes sessions on FINA's learning platform Part 1 (22 Apr) - exercises to improve strength and swimming technique Part 2 (24 Apr) - strength training methodology when …
Categories: Coaching

Interview with Mark Skimming

16:37:59 20.04.2020 posted by admin at 16:37:59 20.04.2020
Tags Adapting
Mark Skimming, head swimming coach at the University of Bath, is used to helping students and athletes reach their peak physical condition. In 2016 he also trained for his own monumental challenge – trekking 6,000m to Everest base camp to raise funds for the hospital that saved his young son.  In Episode 10 of The Poolside Pass podcast, Skimming talks about how he is adapti…
Categories: Coaching

Interview with Mel Marshall

16:31:51 20.04.2020 posted by admin at 16:31:51 20.04.2020
Tags Barriers, Perspective
Mel Marshall is a former British international swimmer who has won numerous medals for her country as well as Swimming Coach of the Year for her work with Adam Peaty in Derby and later Loughborough. In Episode 9 of The Poolside Pass podcast, Marshall talks about her experiences in the sport, the barriers she faced crossing over from being an athlete to being a coach and her perspective on …
Categories: Coaching
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