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Keri-Anne Payne on making it to the Olympics

In this episode of his "Don't take out your phone!" podcast recorded on Google Hangouts, British entrepreneur Lewis Maleh talks with Keri-anne Payne, Olympic silver medallist and two-time 10-kilometre open water world champion. Payne has specialised in marathon open water swimming, and long-distance freestyle swimming in the pool. They discuss sport, training for the Olympics …
Date: 17:01:09 16.05.2020
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Olympics

How can athletes use this period of lockdown to work towards long term success?

The ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast is a regular series that brings together experts from across Loughborough University with external thought leaders to discuss the latest research and hot topics in sport and academia. With competition across the globe currently on pause, attention within sport has turned to maintaining athlete health and well-being. In episode 11 of the Experts …
Date: 19:15:10 05.05.2020
Keywords:  Health,Illness,Training,Immunity

Strength Training for Swimmers

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 …
Date: 15:13:26 29.04.2020
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Strength

Interview with Adam Peaty Race Clinics team

Adam Peaty is  one of the most iconic swimmers on the planet.  In Episode 8 of his The Rogue Monkey podcast series, Kevin Pickard, offers insight into the journey of Ed Baxter, a swimmer from Cumbria, Managing Director of the race clinics programme and one of Adam's training partners. Hear from members of the race clinics team Tim Shuttleworth and Harriet West and…
Date: 17:20:35 06.04.2020
Categories: Coaching

Launch of Swim With Jazz

Jazz Carlin has launched an online training platform called 'Swim with Jazz'.  She commented: "With everything going on at the moment and all the uncertainty, I really wasn't sure if now was the right time to put it out there and go live. But, I believe that now more than ever, we need encouragement and support through this time.  "It all started with an …
Date: 00:01:47 21.03.2020
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Training

Swimming Science and USRPT

In this episode of the 'Playing with Science' channel, hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice dive into the deep end, exploring swimming science and Ultra Short Race Pace Training alongside some of the sport’s insiders – Dr. John Mullen, Dr. Brent Rushall, and coach Peter Andrew.  Dr. G. John Mullen graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Universi…
Date: 16:49:03 14.02.2020
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  USRPT

Training for Swim Events

Simon Griffiths is the founder of Outdoor Swimmer magazine. He takes part in swimming events around the world and this summer he’s planning a 21km swim along a lake in Sweden. In this episode of his Wild Swim podcast, Simon shares his experience of open water swimming events, including how he trains for these big swim challenges, what keeps him motivated during training, and what to …
Date: 13:51:30 31.08.2019
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Wild,Training,Motivation,Endurance

Space Walk

The 360-degree immersive virtual reality viewing experience below features exclusive astronaut training footage from NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston, Texas. The stunning NASA VR/360 video from 2016, produced by Harmonic, offers a variety of perspectives - in the pool and out - as astronauts complete space-walk training for future missions to the International Space Station …
Date: 12:45:34 30.08.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Astronaut

Millfield Swimming 'Making Waves' Episode 2

There is a lot happening at Millfield. Development never stops. Rachel Anderson has been selected for the Great Britain World Junior Team heading to Budapest, Will Ellington selected to represent Team GB in Baku, Azerbaijan at the European Youth Olympics Festival and Director Euan Dale selected to coach on the Great Britain World Championship team heading to Gwangju, South Korea. In Episod…
Date: 13:24:29 20.07.2019
Categories: General

Swimming World June 2019

This issue features Sweden's legendary superstar Sarah Sjostrom, one of the world’s transcendent female swimmers. Also featured is a preview of the world's best converging on the upcoming 18th FINA World Championships, from 12-28 July 2019 in Kwangju, South Korea. As a bonus, read about the very first FINA World Championships held in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1973! Explore the …
Date: 12:28:02 12.06.2019
Keywords:  S&C, College, Nutrition, Training

Swimming Technique June 2019

This issue features the science of racing strategies for 100 & 200 distances. Author Curt Altschul, M.S. believes that at no time should a swimmer be going faster than the speed he or she can maintain for the remainder of the race, and that that theory should become the basis for race training and planning. Also read about third-year medical student Jane Ehret, herself a former NCAA Divisio…
Date: 12:24:35 12.06.2019
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Strategy, Physics, Sleep, Shoulder, Technique

Swimming World April 2019

In this ssue  read about Paola Dominguez-Castro, the high school junior considered one of the most impressive young water polo talents in the USA. Take a look back with ISHOF's Historian Bruce Wigo, to "The Greatest Swim in History", and consider if the real "greatest swim" is still yet to come. Take heart that despite Jovan Vavic's eviction from Troy, USC …
Date: 09:37:29 18.04.2019
Categories: General

Plans for Sea Lanes pool on Brighton seafront

Sea Lanes Brighton propose to transform the former Peter Pan site on Madeira Drive, Brighton, by delving deep into its history and culture and reviving competitive and recreational sea-swimming on Brighton Seafront. The vision is to create the UK’s first national open water swimming centre of excellence. As the wider master plan for the area is finalised Sea Lanes will be taking the …
Date: 08:36:01 05.04.2019
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Facilities

Swimming World Biweekly - March 21, 2019

In this issue, catch up with the full finals recap of the 2019 NCAA Division II Championships! Cardinal Mallory Comerford and Hoosier Lilly King reflect on their NCAA careers drawing to a close, while Stanford's Taylor Ruck and Michigan's Maggie MacNeil discuss going into their first NCAA Champs.  Read about how 17-year-old Regan Smith became the fastest female short course yards …
Date: 07:25:22 24.03.2019
Categories: General

Swimming World March 2019

In this issue, read about Andrew Seliskar 's impressive work ethic toward training, and how he is preparing for his final year as a Cal Bear. Catch up on the exciting history between the teams of the upcoming NCAAs, take a lesson from legend Gus Stager, pick up a few swim sets for the 10-and-under crew, train with Maddie Kauahi, and consider the view from a different perspective - what coaches…
Date: 11:57:19 08.03.2019
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Training

Swimming World Magazine January 2019

In this issue of Swimming World, read about Siobhan Haughey and how she inspires both her Michigan teammates and Hong Kong. Review the US athletes of the year for Diving, Synchro, Water Polo, and Para-Swimming. Meet the rising stars poised for summer's World Championships. Take a look through World and American record progressions, and find out the answer to, "What did swimming do for …
Date: 12:05:56 03.01.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Training, Technique

The Conversation with Loretta Cox, Channel Swimming Coach

It's always worth listening to extraordinary people talk about their loves and losses, their waking hunger and daily purpose. This episode's guest on The Conversation with Birdonabike is Loretta Cox... Endurance Swimming Coach.. and an expert in training people to swim The English Channel.
Date: 09:13:16 23.12.2018
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Endurance

Swimming World Biweekly - December 7, 2018

In this issue of SW Biweekly... Is Andrew Seliskar the best NCAA Swimmer? Read about the 2018 U.S. Winter Nationals full Finals recap, Coach Denny Harper's 39 year history with San Diego sees the Tritons move to a Division I schedule, Coach Dante Dettamanti takes a look back at the 50 years of NCAA men's water polo, find out what makes a pool fast, and pick up a few tips on training alone …
Date: 14:45:26 12.12.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Anti-doping, Facilities, Water Polo,

Tim Don Training Guide

Ironman World Record holder, Tim Don shares his top tips on training, race preparation, what to wear and more, in this new Zone3 sponsored guide.
Date: 10:34:32 18.10.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Ironman, Triathlon

Fatigue Management in Sport

This episode of the BelievePerform Radio podcast features Professor Andy Lane talking about the different techniques and strategies that athletes can use to manage psychological / physical fatigue in training and competition.
Date: 11:43:07 18.08.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Fatigue

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, Dry-land, Repetition

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

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

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

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

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

Swimming World Biweekly - February 7, 2018

Features college swimming, water polo, Paralympics, training and the determined Ella Easton. Don't miss the annual camp directory full of great summer camps throughout the United States.
Date: 12:07:12 09.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Paralympics, Training

Swimming World Biweekly - January 7, 2018

Feature on Margo Geer. Coach Bill Rose, Recap of Best Of 2017 Series, How They Train, TYR Pro Series Update and more.
Date: 17:45:41 16.01.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Training

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

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


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

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

Leisure Opportunities 5 April 2016 Issue 681

Leisure Opportunities 5th April 2016 Issue 681 .Leisure Opportunities is the magazine, website and online community for recruiters, job seekers and training providers in the professional leisure industries | Title: Leisure Opportunities 5th April 2016 Issue 681, Author: Leisure Media, Name: lo_05apr2016issue_681, Length: 24 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-04-04T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 11:55:01 08.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Data,Legacy

Leisure Opportunities 14 January 2016 Issue 675

Leisure Opportunities 14 January 2016 Issue 675   Leisure Opportunities is the magazine, website and online community for recruiters, job seekers and training providers in the professional leisure industries
Date: 04:15:54 13.01.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Strategy, Leisure

Leisure Opportunities 10 November 2015 Issue 271

Leisure Opportunities 10 November 2015 Issue 271Leisure Opportunities is the magazine, website and online community for recruiters, job seekers and training providers in the professional leisure industries.
Date: 09:17:26 10.11.2015
Keywords:  Technology, Expo

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 Technique Issue #2

Swimming Technique June 2015 Issue #2The Importance of Technique For Swimmers; How to Train for Long Course in a 25-Yard Pool; Using Warm Up to Improve Weaknesses; URSPT - "A Statement of Conviction"; Reaction To Sergei Beliaev’s Article “Ultra-Short-Race-Pace-Training”; 5 Swim Sets You Have Try Before You Die; The Best Swimming Streamline; Writing to Learn in Swimming; The Truth About …
Date: 10:17:05 30.10.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Technique

20 steps to swimming success

Designed to prepare you and your team mates to each swim 1,000m comfortably, the SwimBritain programmes below are based around training in a 25m pool. There are 20 sessions and plenty of handy tips – so, whether training together or alone, you’ll all be ready for your next swim challenge. Beginner Cards Intermediate Cards Advanced Cards
Date: 13:37:12 14.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Training

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 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

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

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

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

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

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