Swim Links & Training
First, here are some basic swimming information for the competitive and recreational swimmer:Swimming Strokes, Tips, Techniques, and Jargon  For those swimmers who are using public pools, there are also some standards for swimmers in general using pools, circle swimming, and safety wise.

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Resistance Training, Weight Training, Stretching as essential complements to top Swimming
Resistance Training and Weight Training are an essential complement to top swimming.  For younger swimmers, resistance training without added weight is sufficient to build bodies without hurting bones, tendons or muscles.  Older swimmers (approx age 13-14 or High School age depending on body type and build) can and should add in some weight training.  Resistance training includes exercises you can do without special equipment: sit-ups, push-ups, pull-ups, dips, press-outs, jumps (fast low straight knee and bigger higher slower, throw downs and the like.  Sit-ups, press-outs, dips and jumps really focus on the key areas for swimming and should be part of any weight training, too.  Weight training can supplement strength training with weights, free weights, Vasa (TM) Trainers and more.  Stretching should be included as part of warm-ups and between swimming and weight sets to keep from tightening up.  It is always best to finish a weight workout with at least (!) 500 yards of swimming to stretch out and keep from tightening up and bulking up.  At least one on-line article is here.  USA-Swimming says ...

Look again soon for more updates on strength training and stretching.

For more information about swimming organizations around Maui, Hawaii, the US and the world, for different aspects of swimming and other water sports, check out the following websites.

World & Age Group USA Swimming

USA Swimming
(Age group)

Hawaii Swimming
International Swim Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, FL
US Olympic committee
Delmar Dolfins Swim Club
Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club

Hawaiian and Maui Age Group Swimming
Hawaii Swimming
Coach Soichi Sakamoto and Hawaiian Swimming Legacy
Hawaii Swim Club - Maui
Maui Dolphins Swim Club
Hawaii Swim Forum - Senior Swimmer Incentive Program.

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American Swim Coaches Association
Masters Swim Coaches
National High School Swim Coach Association (NISCA)

High School Swimming
Hawaii H.S. Swimming
Hawaiian High School Sports  (SportsHigh)
Hawaiian High School Swimming (SportsHigh)
National High School Swim Coach Association (NISCA)

College Links
Stanford Women's Swimming
University of Texas Men's and Women's Swimming
Ivy League Sports
Ivy League Swimming
NCAA Women's Swimming
NCAA Men's Swimming

Swimming World and Technique Magazines
About Swimming
Total Immersion (technique)

Masters Swimming
United States Masters Swimming (USMS)
Hawaiian Master Swim Association (HMSA)
Maui Masters Swim Club (MMSC)
Valley Isle Masters (VIMS)
Canada Masters
Brazilian Masters
 Aussi Masters
NZ Masters
Swiss Masters
Masters Swim Coaches
So Pacific Masters Assoc 
So Cal Aquatic Masters
Caltech-Pasadena Athletic Club Masters
Waikiki Swim Club

Open Water Swimming
Hawaiian Channel Crossings
Maui Channel Swim
'Aumakua Swim
Waikiki Roughwater Swim
About Ocean Swimming
Don Bloom's Tropical Light Photography Maui race results
Maui Sunday Swims by Don and by JimK
Aluminum Man
 Hana Hou Article re Mike Spalding & Others

Swimming Equipment
D&J Sports

Other Water Sports
US Water Polo
US Diving
USA Triathlons
Ironman USA
Ironman Hawaii

Other Sites
Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources
Maui County Aquatics
Maui County



Maui Weather Today
Am Red Cross search Lifeguard
Hawaii Ocean Safety