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NOTE: This page is updated less often since we are practicing again, but these are still GREAT resources for the swimmers!

 

USA SWIMMING VIDEOS (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)

Russell Mark's Technique Tuesdays Stroke Review: Fly

 

FITTER AND FASTER VIDEO ARCHIVE
 

BREAKING IT DOWN - STROKE ANALYSIS

"Breaking It Down": The 400 IM

"Breaking It Down": Breaststroke with Brendan Hansen

"Breaking It Down": Turns!

"Breaking It Down": The 100 Free

"Breaking it Down": The 200 IM

"Breaking it Down": 500 Freestyle

"Breaking it Down": Front Starts

Breaking Down Freestyle

Breaking Down Breaststroke

Breaking Down Backstroke

Breaking Down Butterfly

Breaking Down Streamlines and Underwaters

Breaking Down Sprint Freestyle

MENTAL TRAINING 

"The Ready Room": Dealing with Injury and Coming Back to Training

"The Ready Room": Sports Psychology and Mental Preparation

"The Ready Room": The Importance of Strength Training in Swimming

"The Ready Room": Relaxation

"The Ready Room": No Legs No Limits

"The Ready Room": Combining Goal Setting and Visualization

Positive Mental Attitude with Olympic Track Legend Gail Devers

Mental Skills Monday: Commitment

Mindset Monday - Girls Only!

Learning from Failure - Mental Skills Training

Mental Skills You Can Train Right Now

Mindset Mondays: 6 Steps to a More Confident Swimmer

Mindset Mondays: Goal Setting

How to Deal With Adversity (w/ Tucker Dupree!)

MOTIVATIONAL / FTT INSIDER

"FFT Insider": DC Legends of Swimming

"FFT Insider": The Iconic 1996 Olympic Medley Relay

FFT Insider: SPEED with Olympic Legend Carl Lewis & Brett Hawke

FTT LIVE: Interview with Katie Ledecky!

"FFT Insider": From College Walk-on to Olympic Medalist

"FFT Insider": Olympic Legend Jenny Thompson

Just Keep Swimming! (11&U)

Olympic Gold with Brett Hawke & Gary Hall, Jr.

Inside with Brett Hawke: Live With Ryan Murphy

 

NUTRITION

Fitter and Faster Fuel: Flourless Pancakes (Episode 13)

Fitter and Faster Fuel: Overnight Oats (Episode 12)

Fitter and Faster Fuel: Parfaits with Homemade Granola (Episode 11)

Fitter and Faster Fuel: Turkey Burgers and Carrot Fries (Episode 10)

Fitter and Faster Fuel: Healthy Ice Cream (Episode 9)

Fitter & Faster Fuel: Pizza (Episode 8)

Fitter & Faster Fuel (Episode 7)

Fitter & Faster Fuel (Episode 6)

Fitter & Faster Fuel (Episode 5)

Athlete Nutrition and Cooking Habits (Episode 4)

Athlete Nutrition and Cooking Habits (Episode 3)

Athlete Nutrition and Cooking Habits (Episode 2)

Athlete Nutrition and Cooking Habits (Episode 1)

LIVE DEMOS 

Online Backstroke Technique Course Preview

Online Freestyle Technique Course Preview

Live Stroke Demo - Butterfly

Live Stroke Demo - Backstroke

Live Stroke Demo: Breaststroke

Live Stroke Demo - Freestyle

 

STROKE ANALYSIS SERIES

Stroke Video Analysis (Episode 3)

Stroke Video Analysis (Episode 2)

Stroke Video Analysis (Episode 1)

DRYLAND & FITNESS

Quarantine Fitness with Lee Sommers (Ages 13&O) - Episode 3

Quarantine Fitness with Lee Sommers (Ages 13&O) - Episode 2

Quarantine Fitness with Lee Sommers (Ages 13&O) - Episode 1

Quarantine Fitness with Lee Sommers (Ages 9-12) - Episode 3

Quarantine Fitness with Lee Sommers (Ages 9-12) - Episode 2

Quarantine Fitness with Lee Sommers (Ages 9-12) - Episode 1

 

GENERAL 

The Animal Lane with Janet Evans & Chloe Sutton: Get in the Mind of a Distance Swimmer

Will We Be Ready to Return to the Pool as Soon as it is Safe?

Growing up in a Swimming Family - The DeLoofs

Being a Professional Athlete

Balancing School and Swimming

College Recruitment with Brett Hawke & Sergio Lopez

COACHES' CORNER

"Coaches Corner": Building a Bulletproof Mindset

"Coaches Corner": John Urbanchek and Energy Systems

"Coaches Corner": Games and Challenges to Strengthen Your Team

"Coaches Corner": Race Pace Training - What it Means and Effective Use

"Coaches Corner": Sesaon Planning

"Coaches Corner": Test Sets and Tracking Practice Performance

"Coaches Corner": Specific Training and Race Details

Coaches Corner: Macro Training Philosophy for Club Teams

 

 

WEEKLY VIDEOS & PODCASTS

NOTE: These are no longer occuring weekly, but the last replay can be seen with the links below

Motivation Monday & Webinar w/ Josh Davis (Watch last replay here)

I.M. FIT w/ Katie Hoff (Watch last replay here)

Confidence Nuggets & Webinar w/ Christen Shefchunas (Watch last replay here)

Silver Lining Live & Webinar w/ Elizabeth Beise (Watch last replay  here)
 
The Carpool Lane & Webinar w/ Kristy Kowal (Watch last replay  here)
 
 
STARS DRYLAND LINKS
 

 

SWIMMING VIDEO RESOURCES
 
Go Swim TV (PRO level discounted for a limited time; great sources of short swimming videos) 

 

VIRTUAL SWIMMING RESOURCES
 
We would suggest doing these exercises no more than two times the first week and three times the second week
with at least one day (24 hours) in between. 

 

DRYLAND RESOURCES

GAIN Swimming Instagram Site (with workouts)

FREE Dryland Works (from Swim Like a Fish)

FREE Yoga Exercises for Swimmers (from Jeff Grace) - look for swimming specific workouts

MySwimPro Total Body Dryland Activity

 

INDIANA SWIMMING EVENTS