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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.