The Final 24 Hours Before RACE TIME!

24:00   The day before your event, try to wake up at roughly the same time that you plan on being up on race day. This lets you do a practice run of your plan for the following day. The goal is [...]

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The Pyramid of Achievement

About the Authors: Markus Rogan won two Olympic medals and broke two world records during his swimming career.  He carried the flag for Austria at the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games [...]

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New Age Group Coach of the Year Award

New Award Honors The Top Age Group Swimming Coaches A partnership between the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour and the American Swimming Coaches Association will recognize and financially reward the [...]

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Water Polo 101

Tips to Up Your Game Fitter & Faster Tour is now producing Water Polo clinics throughout the United States.  Our very first clinic was held in Western Springs, Illinois in 2014. It was a [...]

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Fitter and Faster Word Search

Find the swimming-themed clues in this puzzle! *ASCA                                           *FASTER                                         *MID DISTANCE                            *STRETCHING [...]

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Fitter and Faster Relay Start Tips

  There is no “I” in Relay Swimming is rarely thought of as a “team sport”.  When people think about swimming, they usually conjure up images of a lone swimmer going up and down [...]

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Getting Faster by Watching Video

About the Author: Chelsea White was a former USA Swimming Communications Intern. (Article re-printed with exclusive permission from USA Swimming) Using Video as a Tool to Improve When it comes to [...]

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