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.
Challenge Red-Fish 2011 – Vevey 200 FR
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.
Legs – Stabilizing Force
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 …
Swimming is a Team Sport
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.
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.
Race Club Summer Camps 2010
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.
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.
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 …
George Bovell on JAX50
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 …
Tenerife Flume Channel
Short video of me swimming fly at slow speed in the flume channel at the Tenerife Top Training. Please be patient as it may take a moment for the video to load before it will start to play.