Category Archives: Swimming

Sun Yang Inizialmente Iscritto, Non Ci Sarà Ai Mondiali In Vasca Corta

Il Campione olimpico Sun Yang  appariva nella start list provvisoria dei mondiali in vasca corta diramata dalla FINA qualche settimana fa. Anche se molti erano scettici sulla presenza di Sun in un mondiale in vasca corta, il suo nome era indicato. Nella nostra anteprima sulle gare maschili dello stile libero Sun Yang non appariva nelle prime otto posizioni […]

Practice + Pancakes: NC State Runs 500, 200 IM, 50 Free Groups

SwimSwam wants to give you an inside look at what a normal day-in-the-life looks like for any given swimmer, and how that differs from team to team or city to city. We send our head of production, Coleman Hodges, to be a fly on the wall at practice, then relay what he discovered back to […]

Why You Should Grade Your Swim Practices

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. You can join his weekly motivational newsletter for competitive swimmers by clicking here. I’m buzzing right now while writing this. Not because I had too much caffeine, or because I am excited because summer is around the corner. The reason is I had myself one of those workouts that exceeded expectations earlier this […]

The Bad Habit That Drives Swim Coaches Crazy

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for swimmers by clicking here. There’s a bad habit that drives your coach crazy. (“Just one?” some of you might be sayin’…) Something that you don’t think is a big deal. Something that seems innocuous and harmless. Something you do that is louder than words. In fact, […]

Road to Hangzhou: Le Previsioni Dei Podi Delle Gare A Dorso Femminili

Le gare femminili dello stile dorso ai prossimi Mondiali in vasca corta di Hangzhou, Cina, saranno sicuramente molto competitive per la presenza delle top 5 del ranking mondiale stagionale. Nella gara più lunga del dorso l’azzurra Margherita Panziera arriva in Cina come campionessa europea in vasca lunga La Panziera, soltanto una settimana fa ai Campionati Assoluti in vasca corta […]

Tired of Choking on Race Day? This Book Can Help

Is there anything more agonizing than doing all the hard work in practice, but then blowing it on race day? Here’s how this mental training workbook will help you stop from choking when it matters most. Think back to the last time you got up on the blocks, dove into the water for a big race, […]

Mundial Hangzhou: los argentinos sueñan con algo más que semifinales

Los nadadores argentinos que nadarán en el mundial de Hangzhou se encuentran desde hace varios días en Shanghai, China, donde llevan a cabo la puesta a punto para el campeonato. El equipo, formado por Andrea Berrino, Guido Buscaglia, Florencia Perotti, Julia Sebastián y Delfina Dini, se trasladará la semana próxima a Hangzhou para comenzar a […]

Road To Hangzhou: Le Sfide Al Femminile Dello Stile Libero Veloce

Ad una settimana dall’inizio del Mondiale in vasca corta, vediamo quali saranno le sfide più avvincenti. L’assenza di Sarah Sjostrom lascia il campo aperto a possibili nuove regine delle gare veloci nello stile libero. Le maggiori possibilità di medaglia sono almeno sulla carta nelle mani delle olandesi Ranomi Kromowidjojo e Femke Heemskerk . La squadra americana schiera […]

How to Use Motivational Self-Talk to Boost Performance in the Water

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for competitive swimmers by clicking here. One of the basics of developing a high-performance mindset in the water is self-talk. How best to sum up self-talk? It’s the narrative that you keep with yourself while bouncing from lane rope to lane rope, standing behind the block, and […]

Taiwanese Voters Oppose Proposal to Drop ‘Chinese Taipei’ Moniker

The results are in from the Taiwanese elections held 2 weeks ago, and the people have spoken: they prefer to continue competing at the Olympic Games (and other international competitions) as Chinese Taipei rather than risk their place at those events by angering China by trying to compete instead as “Taiwan.” The vote was opposed […]