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How to Optimize Breathing When Swimming

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It goes without saying that breathing is essential, but in swimming it is a science.  It can either amp up your power and propulsion or debilitate your technique when done incorrectly.  Coaches often field questions from swimmers such as: “When do I breathe?” “Where do I breathe?” “How many times should I breathe?”  All ofRead more

Coupling Motions: Boost Your Distance Per Stroke

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When swimming, nearly all of the forces that create propulsion come from the hands and feet.  However, there are motions that we can perform with our bodies to help maximize the distance and speed of a swimmer’s pull and kick.  These movements are referred to as coupling motions. While coupling motions do not generate propulsionRead more

4 Basic Swim Strokes Every Swimmer Should Master

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Fine-tune your basic swim strokes like a pro Whether you are gunning to surpass Michael Phelps’s career record of 28 Olympic Medals, or just training for the sake of strengthening and toning your body, there are four basic swim strokes that every swimmer should master: freestyle stroke, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly stroke. Mastering these swimRead more

How to Start Your Swim Training Plan

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3 Things to Remember to Kickstart Your Summer Regimen Summer is prime swimming season and with school out of session, there’s no better time to start a swim training plan. But how can you start strong and ensure you’ll stick with it? By establishing your goals and prepping your swim bag with the essentials, you’llRead more

4 Essential Reasons Your Child Should Learn To Swim

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Get amazing benefits from learning swimming early on! Water safety is an important topic, and while there are many reasons that we believe swimming is a valuable lifelong skill, we at SwimMirror came up with our own list of 4 essential reasons your child should learn to swim! Read on to learn what they are.Read more

The Top 5 Health Benefits of Swimming | SwimMirror

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The Top 5 Health Benefits of Swimming Discover the science of the top health benefits of swimming! Any swimmer knows that they get a great work out during swim practice, but do you know some of the top five health benefits of swimming?   Whether you are a competitive swimmer or just looking to becomeRead more

The 5 Habits of Highly Efficient Swimmers

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Good habits are a cornerstone of any highly efficient swimmer’s training. That’s one reason practice matters: the more you do something, the easier it is to keep doing it. This can be bad when it comes to bad habits but that’s why it’s so important to build good habits as soon as you can it.Read more

5 Tips on How to Be the Best Swim Parent Ever

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What to Do When Your Kid Wants to Be a Competitive Swimmer When your kid looks up to you and says, “I want to be a competitive swimmer,” you stop being a normal parent and start being a swim parent. You might be thrilled at this news or overwhelmed at the thought of the endlessRead more

8 Common Swim Stroke Mistakes Your Pool Mirror Can Fix

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See How SwimMirror Improves Your Swim Strokes in Real-Time! Stop me if you’ve heard this before about your swim strokes: “Practice doesn’t make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.” Just about every swimmer has heard this mantra from their coach at some point or another, but it’s good advice for a reason: it’s true. The moreRead more