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Peak Performance Sports Psychology Mental Toughness: Are you Anchoring to Improve your Swimming Performances?
Peak Performance Sports Psychology Mental Toughness: Are you Anchoring to Improve your Swimming Performances?
02/12/2019 |
At The Race Club camps, our fifth and final point of peak performance mental toughness training is called anchoring. Anchoring is sports psychology that the swimmer does or says or…
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Swimming Fast: Is it your Mission?
Swimming Fast: Is it your Mission?
02/05/2019 | Backstroke Breaststroke Butterfly Freestyle
At The Race Club we speak often about the importance of mental toughness in excelling in swimming races. We outline five important steps that are essential in developing mental toughness,…
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Freestyle Swimming Strokes: The Magic of 90
Freestyle Swimming Strokes: The Magic of 90
01/29/2019 | Backstroke Freestyle
Swimming Stroke Rates for Freestyle and Backstroke Freestyle swimming strokes for freestyle and backstroke involve the number 90. I believe that everything in the world involves mathematics. The way objects…
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Flip Turn Swimming: How to do Faster Flip Turns in Freestyle Swimming
Flip Turn Swimming: How to do Faster Flip Turns in Freestyle Swimming
01/22/2019 | Freestyle Turns
Three Pearls for a Faster Approach There are four parts to freestyle flip turn swimming; the approach, the tumble, the underwater and the breakout. Mistakes in all four parts of…
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Energy Systems and How to Breathe to Swim Faster
Energy Systems and How to Breathe to Swim Faster
01/15/2019 |
Physiology 102: Why your swimming breathing technique matters Swimming fast involves proper breathing technique and building robust energy systems. In a previous physiology article, we discussed the three different systems…
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Helping Fast Swimmers Get Faster
Helping Fast Swimmers Get Faster
01/08/2019 | Backstroke Breaststroke Butterfly Freestyle
Helping Fast Swimmers Get Faster Technology can be a wonderful tool in helping swimmers swim faster, if used properly. In spite of the success that our USA National Team swimmers have…
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How We Create Energy to Swim Faster
How We Create Energy to Swim Faster
12/25/2018 | Backstroke Breaststroke Butterfly Freestyle
Introduction: Physiology 101 In order to swim faster, we need energy; lots of it. Whether awake or asleep, our bodies depend on a constant production of energy for all its…
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Swimming Butterfly Technique Video for a Faster Swim
Swimming Butterfly Technique Video for a Faster Swim
12/18/2018 | Butterfly
Butterfly Technique Our latest butterfly swimming technique video sheds some new light on this difficult stroke. While swimming proper breaststroke may be the toughest swim technique to learn or teach, from an energy…
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How to Swim Faster Using New Technology
How to Swim Faster Using New Technology
12/11/2018 | Backstroke Breaststroke Butterfly Freestyle
The Pressure Meter Swimming faster involves the right training and technique. Both are important. Whether we recognize it yet or not, we live in a sport where details matter. If…
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The New Breaststroke
The New Breaststroke
12/05/2018 | Breaststroke
I love watching Adam Peaty and Lilly King do the swimming technique breaststroke . It is the new breaststroke. You might call it a high octane breaststroke, as it is…
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The Proof of Coupling Motions
The Proof of Coupling Motions
11/29/2018 | Starts
For several years I have written many Aqua Notes at The Race Club pertaining to coupling. I have come to believe that coupling motions are extremely important in swimming all…
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The Swimming Spin Turn for Butterfly and Breaststroke
The Swimming Spin Turn for Butterfly and Breaststroke
11/13/2018 | Breaststroke Butterfly Turns
When it comes to doing the fastest open turns, another law of physics (besides Newton’s Laws of Motion) comes into play. It is called the Law of Conservation of Energy.…
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