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Hello Swim Team and Adult Fitness Swimmers! Last week, we had a little fun discussing the game of SWOLF and its link to better stroke efficiency. This week, we are going to take a trip down the mental side of swimming. Look for this to become a notable percentage of our blog posts going forward, especially as we move toward the inter-season period in August. When you take time away from the pool during this time, there are still ways to improve. The mental portion of swimming is certainly more...

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FORE RIGHT!! Hello Swim Team and Adult Fitness Swimmers! Today we're switching gears to discuss a little about stroke efficiency. In the swimming world, it is important to be fast; it is also important to take strong, effective strokes. Therefore, the key to intentional, fast swimming is finding a sweet spot between the two. That is where we introduce you to the game of "SWOLF". That is, swimming golf - low stroke count, and a quick(er) time. A more detailed explanation to how this works is in the video below:...

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Hello Swim Team and Adult Fitness Swimmers! We continue our series on the importance of always chasing better technique. If you missed our first weeks in the series focusing on Breaststroke, Butterfly, and Backstroke, click here. This week, we move on to Freestyle: Improve Your Freestyle PULL (Link) Found the above helpful? Share with a friend or family member! Try these eating habits to TRAIN BETTER in 2022 (Link) Found the above helpful? Share with a friend! Fact of the week: We are accustomed to looking at freestyle ABOVE the...

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Happy Sunday Swim Team and Adult Fitness Swimmers, Today concludes a 4 day competition for some of our top competitive swimmers. VIEW SOME OF THE MANY ACHIEVEMENTS the top 15% of our swim team athletes accomplished from Thursday through today. Youth to adult, if you haven't tried racing, let us help you compete at least once in 2022. Talk with your coach this week about USA Swimming or US Masters Swimming competitions. Visit THIS PAGE to keep up with more of our swimmers' breakthroughs and accomplishments. If you missed our...

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Dear Sigma Swim Team and Adult Masters Swimmers and Families, Whether you've been with us for years, months, or days... a WARM SUMMER WELCOME from our coaching staff! Most of you have completed your first week of official summer training. We hope it has been clear that we're here to help your swimmer or you become BETTER and FASTER. Below are a couple resources to help you learn more about what we prioritize in our competitive and fitness programs: Sigma Swim Blog Sigma Transformations on YouTube We're so glad you're...

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Dear Sigma Youth and Adult Swimmers and Families, Summer swimming with Sigma is HERE! Whether you've been with us for years, months, or starting next week, WELCOME TO SUMMER SWIM 2022. We normally have a weekly swim tip that is related to your program. This week we are taking a break to officially ring in the warm weather and Sigma's Summer 2022 programs. We would also like to highlight our most popular swim tip topics in 2022. These have been the most viewed weekly swim tips for the year: Youth...

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Happy Saturday Swim Team and Adult Fitness Swimmers, We continue our series on the importance of always chasing better technique. If you missed our first few weeks focusing on Breaststroke and Butterfly, click here. This week, we move on to Backstroke: Improve Your Backstroke PULL (Link) Found the above helpful? Share with a friend! Try these eating habits to TRAIN BETTER in 2022 (Link) Found the above helpful? Share with a friend! Fact of the week: Swimmers often struggle with backstroke because they are not able to feel the water...

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Happy Mothers' Day Swim Team and Adult Fitness Swimmers, We continue our series on the importance of always chasing better technique. If you missed our first two weeks focusing on Breaststroke, click here. This week, we move on to Butterfly: Big Butterfly Mistakes and How To Fix Them (Link) Found the above helpful? Share with a friend! Try these eating habits to TRAIN BETTER in 2022 (Link) Found the above helpful? Share with a friend! Fact of the week: Contrary to popular belief, butterfly is NOT the hardest stroke if...

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Happy Friday Pre-Swim Team Swimmers, We continue our series on the importance of always chasing better technique. Last week, we started our series OUT OF the standard IM order (Fly, Back, Breast, and Free) by choosing Breaststroke. We will spend one more week on Breaststroke: The hardest kick to master, even if you're a natural (Link) Found the above helpful? Share with a friend! Try these eating habits to TRAIN BETTER in 2022 (Link) Found the above helpful? Share with a friend! Fact of the week: Interestingly, the Breaststroke kick,...

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Happy Monday Swim Team and Adult Fitness Swimmers, Here we go in our series on the importance of always chasing better technique. We're going to change things up and go OUT OF the standard IM order (Fly, Back, Breast, and Free). Instead, we're going to start with the easiest stroke to learn BUT the most difficult to master: Breaststroke. Easy to Learn, DIFFICULT to Master (Link) Found the above helpful? Share with a friend! Try these eating habits to TRAIN BETTER in 2022 (Link) Found the above helpful? Share with...