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What limits sporting performance?

A great conversation between the fascinating Dr Alex Hutchinson and sports physiotherapist Chris Napier. Alex Hutchinson will be known to many because of his sports writing for Runners World (in the past) and Outside Magazine (now). He spent 9 years asking the question that is the title of this 'BMJ talk medicine'podcast – you get the answers in 20 minutes! In addition to the discus…
Date: 11:15:47 17.05.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Muscle, Mind

Swimming World Biweekly - May 7, 2018

This issue is dedicated to the incoming International Hall of Fame 2018 Honorees who include Becky Adlington, Amanda Beard, Libby lenton Tricket and Bill Sweetenham; Paragon Award Winners; and ISHOF Specialty Award Winners.  
Date: 07:15:27 17.05.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  ISHOF

S&PA Professional magazine Spring 18

This issue includes coverage on how investing in staff development is paying dividends for CIMSPA employer partner York Sport, an in-depth conversation with Max Quittendon about cross-sector collaboration at Elevate 2018, interview with Steve Parry expert advice on swimming pool safety, and new studies which help to draw the line between fitness fanatic and exercise addict. 
Date: 10:41:52 04.05.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Safety, Exercise

Elite Sport Performance & Rehabilitation Expo 2018

The Elite Sports Performance & Rehabilitation Expo is the most interactive and comprehensive event for the European elite sports profession Over two days, exhibitors, seminars and workshops will allow you to access a world of innovation and education, delivered by sports performance experts and rehabilitation practitioners from professional sports clubs and elite level universities from …
Date: 10:22:26 04.05.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Strength

Volunteering and Well-being

We might all think that volunteering – through meeting new people, learning new skills and getting involved in your community – is good for wellbeing, but is there any evidence that backs this up? And how can charities and organisations measure the wellbeing benefits of their volunteering projects? On 9 February NCVO brought together more than 50 organisations to discuss all this …
Date: 17:20:56 28.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Volunteering

Do we need to make volunteering more flexible?

How has the way people want to volunteer changed, and what does it mean for us? Hear from NCVO, the National Trust, RSPB and others in this June 2017 podcast.
Date: 17:09:00 28.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Volunteering

Health Club Management Handbook 2018

This essential resource for health and fitness professionals offers an up-to-date guide to the UK health and fitness market, bringing together expert commentary on trends, analysis of the latest consumer research and briefings on industry development, plus 'Who's who' profiles of industry leaders and organisations .
Date: 10:11:32 20.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fitness

Swimming Technique Magazine March 18, 2018

This issue features stories on the Nations Capital Swim Club's success from the 2017, Wayne Goldsmith on coaching, an analysis of the new format for the World Cup Series, articles on special training sets for college and age group swimmers; a dryland training program to improve your starts; heart rate response during repetition training; and great photo technique tips.
Date: 10:05:29 20.04.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Starts, Dryland, Repetition

Should Females Train Differently Than Males in Swimming

It's a tough question to answer when males and females with similar fitness often train alongside each other; almost in equal proportion in the early age group and masters environments. In this paper, Allan Phillips, regular contributor to Swimmer magazine, examines in three parts the research and differences. Download here.
Date: 03:30:04 10.04.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Gender

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

Diana Nyad - How to achieve impossible goals like swimming from Cuba to Florida

In this episode of the Wild Ideas Worth Living podcast, REI presents an interview on Adventure, Outdoors, and Travel with guest Diana Nyad.  In 2013 at the age of 64, Nyad became the first person to swim 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark cage. It took her about 53 hours. After years of training, four failed attempts, being stung by multiple box jellyfish, dealing …
Date: 15:52:15 05.04.2018
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Goals, Endurance

Alice Gartland - pursuing her passions

Alice Gartland is contributing Editor of Outdoor Swimmer Magazine, lead scientist at the International Institute of Swim Cake Studies, a qualified swim teacher, Mandarin speaker,  and consultant focusing on projects relating to anti corruption, responsible business, water scarcity, the rule of law and the impact of technology on social and economic development. Alice is …
Date: 07:58:57 05.04.2018
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Cake, Body Image, Community

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

Commonwealth Games Legends - Kieran Perkins

Aussie distance swimming legend Kieren ‘Superfish’ Perkins is one of the greats of past Commonwealth Games and has the gift of the gab to match!. Ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Games in April, Perkins shared stories of the intense and close relationship he had with his coach John Carew and just how hard he would train with a Games in sight.
Date: 08:46:28 03.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Commonwealth

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

Jenny Landreth chats with Vivienne Rickman-Poole

Author of 'Swell: A Waterbiography', Jenny Landreth a writer for The Guardian and editor and has also authored Swimming London (Aurum Press) - a guide to the 50 best places to swim in London. Her swimming blog reviews the best and worst London pools. In the video of a  literary event hosted by the Bloomsbury Institute for book lovers, academics and thinkers…
Date: 11:44:36 12.03.2018
Categories: GeneralOpen Water
Keywords:  Books

Why People Are Swimming in Freezing Water

Forget dipping your toe in the deep end. In countries around the world, intrepid swimmers of all ages plunge into ice-cold waters for a thrill that can feel as sharp as daggers--and bragging rights that last all winter. In this Time, The Brief podcast Jamie Ducharme welcomes you to the fun and frigid world of cold-water swimming. The hobby is nothing new.  View Ducharme's …
Date: 17:27:44 06.03.2018
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Cold, Ice

250 Lakes

Vivienne Rickman-Poole is an artist and cold water swimmer who set herself a challenge to swim all 250 lakes in Snowdonia. In May 2015 Director Tom Eagar spent an afternoon with her at Llyn Llydaw to find out what swimming meant to If you'd like to find out more about Vivienne and her work visit www.viviennerickmanpoole.co.uk. Sound Recording and Cover Image by Liz Seabroo…
Date: 11:42:55 27.02.2018
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Documentary

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

Strongman Swimming Series 1 Episodes 1 to 3

The Red Bull series Strongman Swimming documents Ross Edgley’s incredible attempt to swim 40km with a 100lb tree tied to him between the Caribbean islands of St Lucia and Martinique. Episode 1 - Who is Ross?  Training the mind to undertake a challenge such as this is just as important as ensuring your body is in peak condition. So Ross visited the Royal Marines in their …
Date: 12:06:51 21.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Strength, Endurance, Mental

Gluteal Function in swimmers

This SSC Sports Medicine podcast features a talk with Dr Adam Semciw about his paper " Gluteal Muscle function and Size in Swimmers" his background, the study in more depth and where the research is going.
Date: 11:44:43 14.02.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Muscle

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

Sports Management Issue 135

Featuring Dementia friendly sports facilities, There are fewer people swimming regularly than there were 10 years ago. Could the decline be blamed on a lack of decent facilities?  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 …
Date: 12:23:11 09.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Dementia, Facilities

Get Clear in the New Year

This little workbook from Vivien Fantin Next Act Coaching is designed to get you thinking about how you can make 2018 better than 2017. It’s about asking yourself, how, specifically, do you want 2018 to be different to 2017?? What do you want to make happen? What concrete actions will you take to make it different? And what do you not want to repeat? Print it off old-school …
Date: 17:58:03 16.01.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Goal Setting,

Charity governance: Strengthening your board

What is being done to improve charity governance, and how can organisations strengthen the way their board operates? In this NCVO podcast hear from Baroness Pitkeathley, Chair of the House of Lords select committee on charities, and Dan Francis and Sarah O’Grady from the Charity Governance Code steering group.  
Date: 12:21:35 04.01.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Governance

Do we need to make volunteering more flexible?

How has the way people want to volunteer changed, and what does it mean for us? Hear from NCVO, the National Trust, RSPB and others in this NCVO podcast.
Date: 12:19:25 04.01.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Volunteering

How to keep athletes healthy when travelling

In this BMJ podcast, Sean Carmody is joined by David Dunne to discuss practical considerations for the travelling athlete. During his time with Orreco, David has worked closely with athletes from professional golf and the NBA, most of whom face gruelling travel demands during competition. David and Sean delve into the strategies the practitioner can employ to help reduce the risk of illness, …
Date: 15:01:20 30.12.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Travel, Health

Swimming World Biweekly - December 21, 2017

European Championships 2017; Best Stories of 2017.
Date: 11:39:11 28.12.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  LEN

Swimming World Biweekly - December 7, 2017

All the top stories From ATT USA Swimming Winter Nationals, Golden Goggles, NCAA Competition, Water Polo Photo Gallery, and more.
Date: 11:37:35 28.12.2017
Categories: General
Keywords: 

Highlights from the Youth Physical Development Model

In this UK Coaching podcast, David Turner, Children's Lead, picks out his personal highlights from the Youth Physical Development Model - developed by Rhodri Lloyd and Jon Oliver from Cardiff Metropolitan University and integrated into UK Coaching’s new Fundamentals of Movement workshop. Sport Scotland, in partnership with UK Coaching, developed a video animation explaining the …
Date: 09:30:49 20.11.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Development

The Relative Age Effect

In this UK Coaching podcast, David Turner, Children's Lead,, discusses the relative age-effect, something both sports coaches and parents should be aware of. Many sports clubs and organisations mirror the educational system and use the academic year to register their players for participation. These specific academic year age groups provides consistency for children in regards to friend…
Date: 09:24:58 20.11.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Age

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
Categories: 
Keywords:  Wild, Accreditation, Technique, Finance

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

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

iSpy Sound Detective – Swimming Pool

Your favourite CBeebies Sound Detectives find themselves in deep-water on their latest mission. They are transported to a diving competition at a swimming pool to discover which swimmer is soaking all the sandwiches. To fully enjoy this episode turn down the volume on your device, put on your headphones and find yourself transported to a swimming pool, thanks to 3D binaural technology. …
Date: 21:19:41 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  CBeebies

Nina and the Neurons: Get Sporty – Swimming and Diving

Have you ever wondered how we swim? Join Nina in this #CBeebiesRadio radio episode to investigate, experiment and find out!; Nina and the Neurons: Get Sporty encourages little listeners to explore the science around sport. In this show we find out how swimmers use their arms and legs to move through the water. What’s your little listener’s favourite thing to do …
Date: 21:15:44 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  CBeebies

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

United We Will Swim … Again

This film tells the incredible story of a community’s fight to save their swimming pool. It’s one of Glasgow’s famous political stories and is brought to life in this inspiring documentary, with original footage from the protest and interviews with the key activists involved. The film aims to inspire and motivate community engagement and action in the hope that ordinary …
Date: 15:26:06 12.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Facilities

Scottish Ballet Creative: Maze by Eve McConnachie

Two young people explore a labyrinthine derelict Glasgow swimming pool in this high-energy contemporary dance piece shot in the emptied Govanhill Baths in Glasgow, choreographed by Scottish Ballet's Sophie Laplane, with music by British-born, Boston-based electro musician John Xela. Produced by Scottish Ballet Creative Director/Cinematographer / Editor: Eve McConnachie Dancers: Javier …
Date: 15:17:59 12.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Culture

What core skills do you need to be a sports nutritionist?

Dr Kevin Currell, the Director of Science and Technical Development at The English Institute of Sport has over 10 years of experience working in sports nutrition. His work  with elite athletes of British Triathlon, British Athletics and GB Canoeing team supports their nutritional needs during performance. Hear more about Kevin's sports career journey and the core skills needed …
Date: 10:21:10 11.07.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition

Possible strength deficits in shoulder rotation for hypermobile swimmers

Generalised Joint Hypermobility (GJH) is considered an intrinsic risk factor for shoulder injuries and has a high prevalence in swimmers. Winner of the 2017 SCIENTIFIC POSTER COMPETITION Behnam Liaghat - Possible strength deficits in shoulder rotation for hypermobile swimmers pic.twitter.com/Dcb2tGDXAX — sportskongres (@sportskongres) 8 February The aim of a study by Behnam …
Date: 10:54:56 07.07.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Injury

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

Optimal loading

A world leader in sports physiotherapy, Associate Professor Dr Kristian Thorborg is from Copenhagen University. He is renowned for his studies and clinical workshops related to patients with hip, groin, hamstring and knee related injuries. In this BMJ talk podcast, he outlines: the paradigm shift for the use of exercise to treat conditions such as tendinopathy and hamstring strains. He …
Date: 13:56:51 23.02.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Physiotherapy

Nutrition pearls for sport performance

Fresh from the BMJ UK undergraduate student conference, Professor Graeme Close shares pearl after pearl on this top podcast. What do you do in a first consultation? How does nutrition in team sport vary from individual sport? What’s the key to a successful pre-game routine? How should nutrition change when an athlete is injured? Supplements? Coffee? Sleep? Take home tips – all in …
Date: 13:49:59 23.02.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition

Making a Splash

History was made at the Sixth Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic. Edwin Graves, 91, Tiger Holmes, 93, John Corse, 90, and William Adams, 88, all former college swimmers who stopped swimming for decades, went on an age-group record setting binge. In the process, they didn't just change history, they smashed the stereotypes of aging and taught us all an important lesson about what's …
Date: 16:19:51 08.11.2016
Categories: General
Keywords: 

O'Neall vs Phelps

Relive one of Michael Phelps greatest achievements in competition vs retired professional basketball player Shaquille O'Neall.
Date: 11:21:51 09.10.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fun

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

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

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

Anders Ericsson: Dismantling the 10,000 Hour Rule

Anders Ericsson is a Swedish psychologist and Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University who is internationally recognized as a researcher in the psychological nature of expertise and human performance.  Anders Ericsson: Dismantling the 10,000 Hour Rule by Good Life Project  Anders Ericsson talks about decades of his research focused on the …
Date: 12:30:11 23.09.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Talent, Training

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

Sports Management September 2016 issue 126

Sports Management September 2016 issue 126  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: 13:39:46 17.09.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Paralympics, Aquaphobia, School Games, CSPs

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

Taking The Plunge - Learning To Swim As An Adult - Episode 1

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 Episode 1 we hear about his first ever lesson and from …
Date: 11:01:27 15.09.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Teaching

Sally Goble’s endurance and arctic swimming adventures

Episode I0 of the Live Beyond podcast featues a chat with Sally Goble, Head of Quality at the Guardian newspaper and swimmer extraordinaire. For her 50th birthday, Sally decided to swim a mile each day in 50 different pools in London for 50 days. A great celebration! Sally's love of endurance swimming all started with a somewhat random adventure swimming holiday in Greece. Since then, …
Date: 10:53:14 15.09.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Endurance

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

Health Club Management June 2016

Health Club Management June 2016 Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry. | 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: 14:42:43 31.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Marketing, Health

Sports Management 20 May 2016 Issue 121

Sports Management 20 May 2016 Issue 121  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. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions …
Date: 14:39:28 31.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Analysis, Recruitment, Teaching

Sports Management 1 May 2016 Issue 120

Sports Management 1 May 2016 Issue 120  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. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions …
Date: 14:35:30 31.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Funding

SwimTrain

Microsoft Research Asia is working with Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology on a research project called SwimTrain which encourages group fitness exercises such as group spinning and swimming. With SwimTrain, they have chosen Swimming as their fitness exercise. People often exercise together instead of working out alone for a varety of  reasons including building social relatio…
Date: 14:41:41 12.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Technology, App

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

Health Club Management May 2016

Health Club Management May 2016  Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry. | 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 reader…
Date: 09:59:02 07.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Technology, Equipment

Sports Management 2 May 2016 Issue 119

Sports Management 2nd May 2016 Issue 119 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. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions …
Date: 09:58:18 07.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Facilities

Sports Management 18 April 2016 - Issue 118

Sports Management 18th April 2016 Issue 118Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industryIssuu 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 …
Date: 18:32:29 27.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Tax, Cheating, Doping,

Sports Management 4 April 2016 - Issue 117

Sports Management 4 April 2016 Issue 117 nbsp; 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. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's …
Date: 18:29:15 27.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Neuroscience, Engagement, Participation

The 1st GCC-Aspetar Sports Medicine Conference Sessions

Aspetar hosts the first ever GCC Sports Medicine Conference in April, 2016. Experts from around the world descend on Doha to lead lectures and workshops on topics ranging from athlete to community health. Download Conference Agenda View lectures on a variety of areas, including managing groin pain, sudden cardiac death, imaging in sports medicine, sports injury prevention & Exercise …
Date: 08:38:40 24.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition,Injuries,Medicine,Health

Nutrient Timing and Dietary Routines

Often when athletes and coaches think about nutrition they tend to focus on the dilemma of making the best choices in foods and fluids to support health and performance.  However, one other important factor that is frequently overlooked is the structure and routine of their daily diet.  As EIS Performance Nutritionist for British Swimming, Alex Popple produced these guidelines to …
Date: 16:41:55 17.04.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Nutrition, Diet

Youth Sport Trust Impact Report - 2014/15

Youth Sport Trust Impact Report - 2014/15 Title: Youth Sport Trust Impact Report - 2014/15, Author: Youth Sport Trust, Name: yst-impact-report-2014-15-digital, Length: 24 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-02-24T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 12:04:57 08.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Impact,Data,PE,Education,Schools

INSPIRE - Spring 2016

INSPIRE - Spring 2016 Youth Sport Trust Spring publication. | Title: INSPIRE - Spring 2016, Author: Youth Sport Trust, Name: inspire_-_spring_2016_-_digital_ver, Length: 32 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-02-24T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 12:02:40 08.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  PE, Wellbeing,Leadership

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

Beth French tackles Seven Oceans Swim Challenge

Milverton's Beth French was the first person to ever swim from Cornwall to the Isles of Scilly - and now she is preparing to take another record-breaking dip in the ocean. The mother-of-one, who had to use a wheelchair as a teenager, will try to complete 7 of the world's toughest swims in a single calendar year - something that's never been done before! She's been talking to BBC …
Date: 16:50:22 26.03.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Marathon, Endurance

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

Psychology of Swimming with Sian Harkin

Believe Perform Radio podcast featuring Sian Harkin, a British Champion and Scottish National record holder for 50m butterfly. Sian was born and spent her early years in Wales moving to Plymouth in her teens. She studied Psychology student at the University of Stirling and is a member of the University Swimming Team.
Date: 13:37:51 30.01.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Psychology

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

By George that was a Talent Camp to remember

George Symonds of Clevedon ASC shares some of the great memories of the Youth Sport Trust National Talent Camp he attended for young athletes, coaches and officials. On arrival we were given our bags for the weekend. This consisted of a blue t-shirt which we had to wear that day, a pink top, a white one and a yellow one. Also I had a work booklet, hoodie, water bottle and lanyard.   …
Date: 09:54:47 15.01.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Talent

Swimming World Biweekly - January 12, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - January 12, 2016  featuring 4 ways to get through the January; Trust the process: 5 New Year’s resolutions for 2016; watch Ryan Hoffer’s record-setting 100 freestyle from Austin; 5 New Year’s resolutions for divers; Michael Phelps joining Arizona State University staff for ‘16 - ’17; Michigan rolls to victory in the Orange Bowl …
Date: 04:11:29 13.01.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Masters, Competition

Developing team captains

Developing team captains. Every team needs a leader. This is not just another sporting cliché, but something that has been demonstrated by research. Given that only 30% of leadership is hereditarily based - in other words, leaders are made and not born - how much time do you spend developing the leadership skills of your captain?
Date: 12:20:19 09.01.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Leadership

Wild Swimming Walks Dartmoor and South Devon

Wild Swimming Walks Dartmoor and South Devon  features 28 lake, river and beach days out. Includes downloadable route information to print out, or take with you on your phone or tablet. The book will appeal to wild swimmers, family explorers, nature lovers and walkers alike. Wild Things Publishing produce beautiful, practical books to inspire and guide people to amazing adventures …
Date: 12:03:04 09.01.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Wild

H2Open Issue 1

H2Open Feb / Mar 2011  A bi-monthly Open Water Swimming magazine, produced for ZG Publishing Ltd.
Date: 18:45:49 06.01.2016
Categories: CoachingOpen Water
Keywords:  Open Water

Swim Mate Issue 2

Issue 2, 2012 of Swim Mate  Australian openwater swimming magazine
Date: 18:42:51 06.01.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Open Water

Swim Mate Issue 1

Swim MateIssue 1 2012 of Australian Open Water Swimming Magazine
Date: 18:39:59 06.01.2016
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Open water

Impact of PE and school sport premium

Research into the impact of the PE and school sport premium has found that 99% of schools reported a positive impact on fitness and healthy lifestyles. The PE and sport premium is a cross-government funding initiative for schools to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision. The results from the current report are from a survey of 586 primary schools in the first year …
Date: 18:11:12 22.12.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Schools, PE

Coaching Bootroom

In the sports coach UK Talent and Performance videos below, Danny Kerry, 2015 High Performance Coach of the Year and Head Coach of England and Great Britain Women's Hockey team, offers his experiences to other coaches.
Date: 23:51:11 20.12.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Coaching, Performance

Core Strength for Dummies

Core strength for dummies (isbn 0470417773)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: 10:51:40 08.12.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Strength,Conditioning

Wild Swimming Walks

Wild Swimming Walks  28 adventures into the beautiful countryside of southern England. Discover swimming meadows along the Thames, secret coves of the Sussex seashore and hidden islands of the Essex coast. All the walking routes are accessible by train and each comes with ideas for places to visit and refreshments along the route. Includes suggestions for longer weekends away as well. …
Date: 10:16:17 29.11.2015
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Wild

Jazz Carlin Poster

European Champion and Team Speedo star Jazz Carlin's fact-packed poster is up! Download it here! More Team Speedo posters
Date: 21:55:33 19.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fans

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

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor Poster

Team Speedo star Siobhan-Marie O'Connor's fact-packed poster is up! Download it here! More Team Speedo posters
Date: 09:07:34 10.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fans

James Guy Poster

British record holder & Team Speedo star, James Guy's fact-packed poster is up! Download it here! More Team Speedo posters
Date: 10:51:41 07.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fans

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

PE and school sport for health

The Association for Physical Education (afPE) has updated their Health Position Paper which outlines the crucial role of physical education (PE) in public health and the promotion of physical activity. This paper introduces physical activity for health guidelines and draws on BHFNC’s resource Interpreting the physical activity guidelines for children and young people to explore …
Date: 09:48:33 22.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  PE, Health

Promoting physical activity in schools

"What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?" is a new evidence review by Public Health England designed for head teachers, college principles, staff working in education settings, Directors of public health and wider partners. Eight promising principles have been identified to promote physical activity in these settings. Develop and deliver multi-component …
Date: 09:39:30 22.10.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  PE, Activity

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

National PE Institute 2015 - Keynote by Dr Ash Casey

Dr Ash Casey of Loughborough University is a physical educator / practitioner-researcher aiming to make research accessible. "Research in physical education suggests that things are not changing as they might (and perhaps haven't for forty years). In short, we are living out our own collective 'Groundhog Day'. This keynote explores some of these repetitive messages and what we …
Date: 13:14:21 14.10.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  PE

Team Speedo Posters

Download posters of Team Speedo athletes and stay tuned for new weekly uploads. Follow @SpeedoUK   
Date: 11:33:10 13.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fans

Triathlon Training Plan Zone October

Training plan zone octoberStay injury free. Change your attitude. Nail your open water swim with performance enhancing tips.
Date: 02:52:10 12.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Triathlon

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine, October 7, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly, October 7, 2015Phelps, Ledecky lead 2015 USA Swimming Golden Goggles nominees. Katie Ledecky wins multiple honours at USA’s convention. 6 everyday struggles of a breaststroker. Tom Daley picked as top British Aquatic Sports Athlete of 2015. Rule banning coaching of suspended athletes among new USA Swimming legislation. Haze from Indonesia fire causes.
Date: 02:35:28 12.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Awards, Breaststroke

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 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

Sport Strategy Consultation Responses

The Sport and Recreation Alliance has published its response to the Government’s recent sports strategy consultation. Following the opening of the consultation process in August, the Alliance has been meeting with its membership in order provide comprehensive feedback on what the sector wants to see from a new sports strategy and how it can contribute to its success. Alliance members …
Date: 15:57:36 05.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Strategy

Improving Sporting Performance

The EIS Performance Solutions team work to help coaches and Performance Directors to improve the performance of their athletes by developing the Performance Pathway to feed the pipeline of new talent into sports, optimise training programmes, improve the health and availability to train of their athletes and to maximise performance in competition. EIS: Improving Sporting Performance BrochureThe…
Date: 15:48:09 05.10.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Performance

Effects of bullying

The ASA with the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) operates Swimline - 0808 100 4001. Swimline is a confidential freephone number provided for anyone involved in aquatics, adults or children, who believe that the welfare of someone under the age of 18 is at risk. This concern could be neglect, abuse, bullying or fear of someone or anything that is worrying …
Date: 10:31:39 04.10.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Coaching

Parental Behaviour in Youth Sport

A webinar from Dr Camilla Knight at Swansea University working with sports coach UK that covers research on parents' behaviour and how children's experience can be enhanced in sport participation.
Date: 17:24:56 30.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Behaviour

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

Supplements in Sport from an Anti-Doping Perspective

The recent BASES webinar, “Supplements in Sport from an Anti-Doping Perspective”, is now available for download on the Human Kinetics website. This highly relevant webinar provides an overview of the anti-doping risks associated with nutritional supplements, the potential impact and how to minimise these risks. Presenter, Anne Sargent has been working at UK Anti-Doping for four …
Date: 16:53:03 22.09.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Anti-doping, Webinar

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

Sports Science Infographics

If you are interested in sports science and like infographics, then we may just have made your day. Visit Yann Le Meur's site dedicated to coaches and athletes aiming to improve their performance. Click here to find out what is new in Sports Science. Follow @YLMSportScience  
Date: 19:12:09 11.09.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Infographic

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine September 8, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine September 8, 2015Best Articles From Swimming World Interns. - Goosbump Moments, - Dear Struggling Swimmer, - Swim Like An Age Grouper- Perform Like A Champion, - Gender Friendships, - Smile, You'll Swim Faster and More
Date: 13:45:36 11.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Aquatics

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

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

How to find undervalued talent

For six months Rasmus Ankersen (www.rasmusankersen.com) travelled around the world to crack the secrets of the world's best performance hotbeds. The Gold Mine Effect talks about the sporting 'gold mines' of talent that he visited whilst researching his book, and what they can teach sports people - and their coaches - about achieving the very best in their own sports. In this …
Date: 08:18:01 02.09.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Talent

Just Add Water Issue 1

Just Add Water Magazine Issue 1 Wild Swimming magazine with stories, locations, people, art and lifestyle articles.
Date: 19:53:47 31.08.2015
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Wild

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