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Swimming From Home Talk Show: Kelsi Dahlia on having a COVID-19 Scare Kelsi Dahlia broke down the weeks following the Des Moines Pro Swim, including a period where she self-quarantined for a week with the thought that she could have COVID-19 herself. Luckily, that was just a scare, and her test came back negative.

3x Summer Jrs Champ and OT Qualifier Hunter Armstrong Transfers to Ohio State National Junior Teamer Hunter Armstrong will transfer to The Ohio State University for the remaining three years of his collegiate eligibility.

Swimming's Top 25 Uncommitted High School Juniors Samantha Tadder is one of three swimmers ranked in the top 10 of the high school class of 2021 that are still uncommitted.

Head Coach of 10 Years Paul Kueterman Resigns from Division I Siena College Head swimming and diving coach Paul Kueterman resigned from his post after his 10th season with Divison I Siena College, which only has a women's team, athletic director John D'Argenio announced in early March. "We thank Paul for his commitment to Siena College and its swimming and diving program over the past 10 years," said D'Argenio.

NAIA University of Jamestown Opens Head Coach Search to Add Women's Swim Team The University of Jamestown, a private liberal arts college in North Dakota, has opened the search for a head coach with the goal of adding a women's swim team for the 2021-22 season.

Japan's Yui Ohashi Discovers Something New About Her Swimming Japan's premier IM specialist Yui Ohashi discusses a delayed Olympics, possible retirement and the key to her swimming efficiency.

Breaststroke Strength in Swimming World Magazine April Issue The breaststroke strength series in Swimming World Magazine brings you the third of a four-part series that will focus on stroke-specific exercises designed to help strengthen the proper muscles for each stroke. By acquiring more strength, you will be able to deliver more power and speed in the pool!

Grateful To Be Back in Egypt, Farida Osman on Two-Week Quarantine Egyptian Olympic swimmer Farida Osman is grateful to be back in her home county, where she is on a two-week quarantine after traveling from the United States. Osman, who trains at Virginia Tech under Sergio Lopez Miro at Pinnacle Racing, was among 275 Egyptian nationals brought back to the country last week during the coronavirus pandemic.

BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Tiger Aquatics This week's BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week, Tiger Aquatics, hails from Louisiana, operating out of Louisiana State University as well as three other nearby locations, and consists of roughly 250 athletes.

Dryland Swimming Workouts #18 - Toilet Paper Fitness To maximize your muscle gains, eat a high-protein meal after your dryland workout - Shawn would prefer one cooked over an open fire like the Vikings.

Serdinov, Phelps, Crocker: 3 Heats, 3 Consecutive World Records in the 100 Fly As Serdinov celebrated Phelps charged down the pool, his back-end speed propelling him ahead of the minutes-old record Serdinov set in the first semifinal. Phelps touched in 51.47, taking 29/100ths off Serdinov's mark and 34/100ths off Klim's time from 1999.

Coronavirus and Your Summer Swim Team Summer swim teams can help their community rally together through these uncertain times. Although we don’t suggest rallying together as it’s depicted here!

Olympic Torch Display Cancelled Amid Escalating COVID-19 Threat The flame was slated to be available for viewing throughout April to represent a 'symbol of hope for all countries of the world during these most challenging of times.' However, plans have now been suspended due to escalating concerns over the COVID-19 spread throughout Japan.

FINA Riprogramma Gli Eventi Delle 6 Discipline Acquatiche FINA, l'organo di governo internazionale per 6 discipline acquatiche, ha aggiornato la lista delle cancellazioni e dei rinvii a seguito della pandemia globale di coronavirus. Al momento, sembra che la FINA riprenderà le competizioni internazionali nei mesi di Settembre / Ottobre 2020.

Wisconsin Swimming LSC Buys 'Gap Insurance' To Cover Remote Dryland The Wisconsin Swimming LSC has bought an insurance policy to cover remote dryland and coaching activities, currently a hot-button 'gap' in USA Swimming's club insurance.

Solidarity Swim Camp 'A Graduate Class In Professional Mindsets For ISL Pioneers' Konstantin Grigorishin, the International Swimming League founder and funder, talks to Swimming World about the sport's unique chance to move into the League of professional sports on Solidarity Swim Camp.

Andrew Seliskar, Gary Taylor, Fares Ksebati on Champion's Mojo Podcast You'll find inspiration and motivation in the Champion's Mojo Podcast, a weekly podcast for the swimming community, offering in-depth interviews with the most elite Swimmers and Coaches in the sport and interviews with other experts and Champion's to help you reach peak performances in sports and life.

Katinka Hosszu Adds Her Voice To Calls For World Championships To Be Switched To 2022 Triple Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu has given her backing to the World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan, being moved back a year to 2022. The competition was due to be held from 16 July to 1 August 2021 but the rescheduling of the Olympic Games to 23 July-8 August because of the coronavirus pandemic, has thrown that into doubt.

Champion's Mojo Podcast: Andrew Seliskar Talks Passion For Racing Andrew Seliskar loves to race anyone, anywhere, anytime. Known by his friends as being competitive, hear how this trait has served him in his swimming career. Having been on the United States National Team since 2013, his resume includes a World Championships medal and Pan Pacs gold medal.

Swimming From Home Talk Show: Ryan Held on Broadening Sports Fan Horizons He's trying to maintain cardio and strength at his parents' house now, and other than that he's been watching 30-for-30's on ESPN and biking more.

Mental Toughness = Key to Accomplishing Your Goals When most think of mental toughness, their minds automatically go to sports. Mental toughness is vital for success in any sport…especially swimming.

Episode 2 - how can I be more relaxed when I swim? - Swim Smooth These videos were shot originally for Endless Pools back in 2016, but have never featured on our channel. We hope you find them useful. In this 2nd episode, Swim Smooth Head Coach, Paul Newsome, di…

ZUMO Performance of the Week: Konstantin Grigorishin Announces ISL Solidarity Program to Fund Athletes Ahead of Tokyo This week's ZUMO Performance of the Week goes to Konstantin Grigorishin and the International Swimming League for announcing the Solidarity Program, which will fully fund all 320 swimmers in the league for ten months leading up to the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Butterfly Vertical Dolphin Kick - Increase Your Kicking Power Vertical Dolphin Kick is a tough but hugely beneficial butterfly kick drill to do if done correctly. This butterfly tutorial will give you a great picture to follow when you are next looking to imp…

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