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Found these vids for you to watch (Several times) before we get back into the water! You just need to sign up for the Free "GoSwim" program before you can watch them. There is a pay version but you don't need it right now. Please pay attention to the following: 1) The kick finishing BEFORE the hands separate on next pull...even at fast tempo! 2) The angle of the forearms on the in-sweep of arm pull (hands deeper than elbows, elbows deeper than shoulders) 3) No pause under chin while...

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Mental Training Toolbox: Taking Advantage of Adversity and Disappointment By Dr. Alan Goldberg//Competitivedge.com | Thursday, March 26, 2020 Swimming – like life – is always loaded with the “uncontrollable.” That is, there are always things in this sport that you have no direct control over – how big, strong and fast your opponents are; how your taper went; dealing with a nagging injury; how you did in your last event; if you'll get the time you want; how you felt in warmup; whether your coach or parents might be disappointed...

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by Wayne Goldsmith 21 March 2020, 09:50am Can’t Swim? Can’t Gym? Coronavirus-crunched on all sides? Ask not what you can’t do but what you CAN do. Here are 25 things You CAN Do While Training and Racing Are on Hold – from Wayne Goldsmith, exclusively for Swimming World. You’ve been told that your next Swim Meet has been cancelled. The one you’ve been planning for and training for over the past few months. You’re disappointed. You’re frustrated. You’re annoyed. There’s a wonderful philosophy that helps give power and perspective to...

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Congratulations to the following swimmers (and their coaches) on making the 2019-20 PVS top 16 times list! Awesome job and keep up the great work this summer. 9 yr old Girls Madison Schang - 100 breast –16 9 yr old Boys Quinn Zheyuh – 50 free – 10th, 100 free – 7th. 200 free – 3rd, 500 free – 1st, 100 back – 3rd, 50 fly – 1st, 100 fly – 1st, 100 IM – 3rd, 200 IM - 3rd Nick Harris – 50 free – 11th, 100 free –...