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Swimming World Biweekly - April 21, 2018

Read about three-time Olympian Allison Schmitt - the eight-time Olympic medalist (four gold, two silver, two bronze) swam at her first swim meet in nearly two years—and thoroughly enjoyed her return to the sport. Also included in this issue is a recap from the Commonwealth Games and TYR Pro Am, plus a feature on Michael Andrews' next step in being a professional swimmer.  Don&#…
Date: 10:15:51 04.05.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Pro Am, Commonwealth Games,

You're only limited by what you think you're limited by

This episode of the Ritter Sport Performance podcast features Tom Rushton, current mid-distance coach at Energy Standard who has been in post since May 2017. In past years, Tom spent 4 years as a club coach in western Canada, 2 years at the University of British Columbia as an age-group coach and 4.5 years in Montreal as an NTC coach. Under his care, 100% of his athletes from the coaching …
Date: 03:10:43 10.04.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Performance

"What it Takes" with Roland Schoeman

In this episode of 'What it Takes" from the Champion Minded podcast series, Allistair McCaw chats to Olympic gold medalist, World Champion and world record holder in swimming, Roland Schoeman.   
Date: 12:36:30 26.03.2018
Categories: 
Keywords:  Olympics

Rūta Meilutytė - the Movie

Rūta Meilutytė inspires the younger generation to chase their goals and Lithuanians to be proud of their country. The 100m Breaststroke Olympic gold medallist at London 2012 is much more than a great athlete, she is the symbol of today's Lithuania and a documentary film on her was released in February 2018 in Lithuanian cinemas, The film allows viewers to see Rūta's daily …
Date: 10:22:45 27.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

IOC Athlete Learning Gateway

The IOC offers free courses from world-leading institutions designed for elite athletes and their entourage. Courses include: The Art and Science of Coaching; Sport Psychology; Exercise Physiology; Nutrition, etc.. Visit onlinecourse.olympic.org
Date: 11:13:40 10.12.2017
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Olympic, Psychology, Physiology, Nutrition

Do you know athletes who have a wheeze and get short of breath easily? Surely asthma, right?

Respiratory conditions are often neglected in the world of sports medicine. In this BMJ talk medicine podcast recorded at the famous Centre for Health & Human Performance in London, two world leaders enlighten us on respiratory conditions in sport. Guest Dr James Hull is Consultant Respiratory Physician with a specialist expertise in assessing athletes with unexplained breathlessness. …
Date: 07:52:49 10.10.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Asthma, Breathing

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

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

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

5 minutes with Siobhan O'Connor and James Guy

Join Olivia Cox as she chats with medal-winning swimmers Siobhan O'Connor and James Guy where they reveal what the Olympic village was really like, their fave cheat day meals and how they deal with the chlorine in their beauty routine.
Date: 12:19:50 12.10.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Meals

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

Taking The Plunge - Learning To Swim As An Adult - Episode 3

David Spencer is a broadcaster with more than twenty years experience in radio in the UK, a music lover and mentor to budding journalists and broadcasters, He presents a series looking at the challenges of learning to swim as an adult. David, a complete beginner at the age of 46, has had a fear of water (or drowning) all his life. In edited version of episode 3, he continues his lessons, moving …
Date: 15:02:17 30.09.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Teaching

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

Taking The Plunge - Learning To Swim As An Adult - Episode 2

David Spencer is a broadcaster with more than twenty years experience in radio in the UK, a music lover and mentor to budding journalists and broadcasters, He presents a series looking at the challenges of learning to swim as an adult. David, a complete beginner at the age of 46, has had a fear of water (or drowning) all his life. In edited version of episode 2 we hear from Olympic medal swimmers…
Date: 15:38:12 24.09.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Teaching

Hall of Fame Olympic swimming coach Pete Malone

In this podcast, Dr. Andrew Jacobs is joined by Hall of Fame swimming coach Pete Malone to talk about cheating in the Olympics. Malone served as Head Coach and General Manager for the Kansas City Blazers Swim Team in Kansas City, Kansas & Missouri from 1975 to 2010. Some of Coach Malone's accomplishments/positions include: USA Swimming's Top 25 Most Influential …
Date: 13:47:48 17.09.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Cheating, Olympics

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

Sports Management August 2016 issue 125

Sports Management August 2016 issue 125 Sports Management August 2016 issue 125 Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online.
Date: 17:10:14 29.08.2016
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

Swimming World Biweekly - July 7, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - July 7, 2016  Comprehensive review of USA Swimming Olympic Trials | 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: 08:12:04 27.07.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympic Trials

Documentary on Teri McKeever

Documentary below on Teri McKeever, an American college and Olympic swimming coach. She has been the head coach of the California Golden Bears women's swimming team at the University of California, Berkeley for the last twenty seasons. Her Cal Bears teams have won three NCAA national championships. McKeever's Cal Bears program has produced several members of the US Olympic team, …
Date: 09:36:52 10.05.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Coaching

Swimming World Biweekly, November 11, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly, November 11, 2015Heavily-stacked line-ups announced for duel in the pool; Katie Ledecky on Time Magazine list of 30 most influential teens; Bill Furniss named British Swimming Olympic Head Coach; Lafontaine takes job as Head of Canadian Ski Federation; story of paralympic swimming champion Brad Snyder to become feature film; Clark Smith gives Eddie Reese “chills” …
Date: 13:37:20 17.11.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Coaching

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 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

Strokes for Gold

Part 1 features a look at America's best swimmers from 1973 to 76: Shirley Babashoff, Tim Shaw, Greg Jagenburg, John Naber, John Hencken and coach George Haines along with host Don Schollander, the star of the 1964 Olympic Games. Footage of the 1976 Olympic Trials and AAU Nationals, Frank Keefe at the John DuPont Pool - a look back at the days of AAU swimming leading up the 1976 Olympic Games.…
Date: 11:45:25 06.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Archive, ISHOF

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine September 24, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine September 24, 2015David Marsh and Bob Bowman named USA Swimming's head coaches for 2016 Olympics. Bruce Gemmell named ASCA Coach of the Year Kylie Palmer given "warning" for 2013 positive drug test David Nolan to join Commit Swimming. Ryan Lochte looking for Michael Phelps to pay on $1,000 bet Anthony Ervin heading to Trojan Swim Club Special Dryland Section Featur…
Date: 14:26:11 26.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Aquatics

A Day in the Life of a Team GB swimmer

The Times and Sunday Times followed swimmer James Goddard through his daily work and life routine in the run-up to London 2012.
Date: 10:47:03 14.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics, Training

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

Olympic Encyclopedia

The focus of games-encyclo's "Olympic Encyclopedia" is to deliver accurate, well organized and transparent content about Olympic sporting events from a variety of perspectives - individual athlete or nation achievements over time, or on a particular sport or event and its champions and medallists.   Visit the Olympic Encyclopedia.
Date: 15:04:45 03.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics, Results

Orchestrating success

Orchestrating successThe responsibility of a coach is not just to prepare athletes for competition but also to help them through the action. Research with Olympic athletes has shown coach behaviour during competition can have both positive and negative effects on performance. New research with successful coaches has identified what coaches can do during competition. The results suggest a theory…
Date: 23:13:01 02.09.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Competition