Dec
29

Against the Tide

If you live outside the US, you can finally watch Ed Moses’ five-part chronicle “Against the Tide” that was on Universal Sports Network on YouTube. In the premiere episode of Against the Tide Ed finds himself back in the pool prepping for the 2012 London Olympics. His struggle and personal quest to return to his times and results from seven years ago are well-documented. Moses, who walked away from the sport after the 2004 Olympic Trials, shares his successes, failures, disappointments, hopes, dreams and often wacky behavior as he chases the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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    Link to the video of the 200 freestyle relay at the Challenge Red-Fish last Saturday. My team is swimming in lanes 2 and 3…finishing 2nd and 4th.

Feb
25
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series The Race Cub Secret Tips

We (The Race Club) started a video swim tip series on kicking. This is the 3rd part called “Legs – Stabilizing Force” and features yours truly to the best of my abilities as I’m trying to get back in the pool more often myself. If you want to find out how to improve your kicking skills, I highly suggest to watch all four parts of this special series.

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Jan
15

I heard this story a couple times now and it never gets old. Lots of valuable in this speech from Gary Hall Sr. for any swimmer.

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Dec
8

Swim Essentials

My friend Richard Hall produced a swim DVD for ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) and USA Swimming called “Swim Essentials: Teaching the Fundamentals to Age Group Swimmers . The DVD demonstrates fundamental progressions and basic teaching techniques for free, back, breast, fly, and starts and turns.

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Jul
14

Rajib Dey, the assistant coach for India at the Beijing Olympics, visited the Summer Camps at the University of Miami to learn about the coaching methods of The Race Club. This is video is the 1st part talking about starts. You can watch the 2nd part on flip turns on YouTube.

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May
11

Race Club Fiji

Richard spent some time in Fiji at the National Aquatic Center in Suva conducting clinics for the Race Club. Above is a short video from Fiji TV but you can also read two articles, Hall helps Swimmers and Swimming’s new style, from the Fiji Time for more details.

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Apr
22

Peter Marshall on Haiti

Peter Marshall mostly know for breaking World Records in the backstroke events during the FINA Swimming World Cup events shares the story of his adventure in Haiti. There are seven parts of Peter and his friend Kicker Vencill during their time helping with disaster relief following the devastating January earthquake.

I was able to meet both of them and suggest you watch all the parts of the series as Peter shares some of his thoughts on other topics than just the disaster.

Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7

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Apr
9


World Team Member George Bovell was on the Morning Swim Show to talk about the upcoming JAX50 and how his swimming is going in general. If you didn’t hear about the JAX50 you should definitely check out the PlanetSwim website which organizes the event. Also check out George’s personal website to stay up to date with the things he’s up to.

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Jan
4
This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Training Camp Tenerife

Short video of me swimming fly at slow speed in the flume channel at the Tenerife Top Training.

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