British Swimming Gets Funding Increase for Tokyo 2020 — SwimSwam

By Ryan Taylor on SwimSwam The national governing body of swimming in the United Kingdom, British Swimming, has been granted a funding increase for the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan. Team Great Britain (Team GB) won six medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics: one gold and 5 silver. The lone gold medal went to… via … More British Swimming Gets Funding Increase for Tokyo 2020 — SwimSwam

Denison Beats Kenyon as Rivalry Continues — SwimSwam

By Ryan Taylor on SwimSwam Kenyon vs. Denison Men’s results Women’s results Hosted at Denison University 25 yards 11/12/16 Meet Results Men: Denison 173.5, Kenyon 124.5 Women: Denison 192.5, Kenyon 106.5 Denison and Kenyon are seperated by fewer than 30 miles on a map, but represent two of the biggest powerhouses in NCAA Division III… via … More Denison Beats Kenyon as Rivalry Continues — SwimSwam

Romanian Team Ready for SC World Championships — SwimSwam

By Ryan Taylor on SwimSwam The Romanian Swimming & Modern Pentathalon Federation, or Federatia Romana de Natatie si Pentatlon Modern (FRNPM), will be represented by three swimmers at the Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Canada. The trio includes Robert Glinta, Norbert Trandafir, and Bogdan Scarlat. Romania will not have any women at the meet.… via … More Romanian Team Ready for SC World Championships — SwimSwam

Austrian Team Ready for SC World Championships — SwimSwam

By Ryan Taylor on SwimSwam Austria will have nine representatives at this year’s Short Course World Championship meet in Windsor, Canada. The Austrian Swimming Federation, or OSV ( short for Osterreichische Schwimmverband) will send five women and four men to compete in the meet. Swimmers qualify by scoring points based on qualifying times; 835 points… via … More Austrian Team Ready for SC World Championships — SwimSwam

Norwegian SC World Championship Team Finalized — SwimSwam

By Ryan Taylor on SwimSwam With the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships fast approaching, Norway has finalized its representatives to the biannual meet. Selection to the championship team is decided on a point scale. Points are calculated based on qualifying times over a set period of time, which concluded at last weekend’s North Sea meet.… … More Norwegian SC World Championship Team Finalized — SwimSwam

Norwegian Record from Susann Bjornsen Highlights North Sea Meet — SwimSwam

By Ryan Taylor on SwimSwam 2016 North Sea Swim Meet Friday Nov 4th – Sunday Nov 6th Stavanger Swim Hall, Stavanger, Norway 25m pool Results (in Norweigan) Website The North Sea Swim Meet took place over the weekend in Stavanger, Norway. Top swimmers from all over the world have come to Stavanger for this short… via … More Norwegian Record from Susann Bjornsen Highlights North Sea Meet — SwimSwam

Arizona State Inducts Nick Brunelli Into Hall of Fame — SwimSwam

By Ryan Taylor on SwimSwam Image via Arizona State University Retired sprinter Nick Brunelli has been inducted into the Hall of Fame at Arizona State University. His career, which spanned the 2000-2004 seasons, saw him achieve All-American status fifteen times. He splashed onto the scene in 2001, earning a first-team All-American selection as part of… via … More Arizona State Inducts Nick Brunelli Into Hall of Fame — SwimSwam

Training for Swimming

There’s a lot of stuff out there about training, but not nearly as much that applies to swimming. It’s one of a few sports where just getting “bigger” isn’t necessarily a good thing, and that changes some things. In this post, I’ll cover a few basics regarding training for competitive swimming and how they can help … More Training for Swimming

Swimming Workout #2

This is more of a stroke-oriented workout with the goal of giving more time for I.M.ers especially to work on their strokes. Good luck!   Set Distance Set Interval   600 3×200 :15 rest   600 12×50 25 easy/25 build :55   500 5×100 kick w/ fins middle 50 fast 1:45   1600 3x 〈 1×200 … More Swimming Workout #2