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DQ- The Two Most Feared Letters in Swimming

DQ, or Disqualification is every swimmer’s dread. Half of the process of not DQ’ing is understanding what you can be DQ’d for. I present the following guideline from USA Swimming for a most illuminating yet easy to understand guide on some of the basic disqualifiable (not sure that’s a word) actions in each stroke: “The […]

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Glorious Daylight Savings Time…Forever???

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It’s 5AM. You left the volume on your phone too high last night playing funny cat videos before drifting off to sleep. So when the alarm goes off, it’s REALLY loud. Ugh. You probably shouldn’t have stayed up all the way catching up on the last 3 episodes of Walking Dead. Now you are really tired and […]

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IMX- Are you Extreme?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin IMX…..Intermodal Marketing Extension? Interactive Music Exchange? Icelandic Music Export? No. I M Experienced? Closer, but no. IMX stands for Individual Medley Extreme. The IMX Challenge is USA Swimming’s version of the Iron Man, where swimmers who have completed intermediate to longer distance events in all strokes and the IM and compiled […]

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Swimming Pool Fails

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This video is actually called Swimming Fails, but I can’t in good conscience relate what is done here at these pools to the actual sport of swimming. So I’m going to run with Swimming Pool Fails. THIS is how you get hurt at the pool. Prepare yourself for Natural Selection at its finest (Clicking image […]

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Nine Tips to Push Your Swimmer to Faster Swim Times

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin It’s Short Course Meet Season again, ladies and gentlemen, time for a fresh crack at new best times for your swimmers. They’ve all been working hard under the watchful eye of coach, and are ready to go. Many of them probably just swam in their first meet of the season, […]

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