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Pen Pineapple Paddle Head Drill?!

Check out this new video from the Phlex Swim Channel.  While the drill itself has been around a while, this video provides some beautifully shot footage and a bit of quirky dialogue to add entertainment value.  The new Phlex You Tube channel promises regular video releases , including gear reviews and another recent skill clip […]

Why We Swim

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

Fast Swimming at Short Course Nationals

Six swimmers from our LMSC participated in the 2014 USMS Spring National Championship, held last weekend (May 1-4) in the historic George F. Haines International Swim Center in Santa Clara, CA.

Smooth Freestyling

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

Two Butterfly Drills

Check out videos of two excellent drills to improve your butterfly.

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.

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.

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.