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Why We Swim

USMS just posted a pretty cool video entitled “Why We Swim.” Check it out!

Smooth Freestyling

SwimSmooth posted an interesting video on YouTube: Olympian Jono Van Hazel swimming at different levels of speed and effort.

Backstroke Timing Drill

Did you know that you can subscribe to USMS’ own YouTube channel? You would be notified of new videos that are posted, such as the one here on backstroke timing.

2011 USMS Summer Nationals Highlights

The USMS Summer (long-course) Nationals were just held in Auburn, AL on Aug 3-6. The results have been added to our website; check out highlights, videos and photos from the meet!

Jump Like Cullen Jones

Box jumps are a great exercise to develop quickness and power off the blocks. Cullen Jones demonstrates them in a GoSwim video clip.

Are You Ready for Chris Greene?

The July 4 deadline to enter one of the Chris Greene Lake cable swims is rapidly approaching! Don’t delay, enter now.

Pull Buoy Video Review

USMS has just posted another video product review: pull buoys. Honestly, I didn’t realize there were so many different designs out there. Check it out!

Welcome to the Open Water

Open water season isn’t too far away! Interested in taking the plunge for the first time?

The Lighter Side of Swimming

A lifeguard with a sense of humor.

USMS Summer Nationals Results

Seventeen swimmers from our LMSC journeyed to Puerto Rico for the USMS 2010 Summer Nationals, with excellent results!

Jay Peluso blogs SwimFest

If you haven’t had a chance yet, you really should check out Jay Peluso‘s excellent descriptions of his experiences at SwimFest ’10. Highly recommended!

Video review of swim paddles

If you are a USMS member, you may have already received the May/June issue of USMS Swimmer, which reviews many swim paddles. You should also view the companion video of the paddle testing.