Tag: masters swimmers

Somewhere Over The Rainbow Are 100x100s

Back in the mid-1970's, former Harvard University coach Joe Bernal presented an unprecedented challenge to his 16-year-old swimmer Bobby Hackett with some very tough distance freestyle sets including a set of 100x100 (yards) freestyle on 1:00. Hackett's tough, gut-busting workouts paid off as he swam to a silver medal in 15 minutes 3 second in the 1500m

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Four Types Of Open Water Swimmers

Four Types Of Open Water Swimmers Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In the global community of open water swimming, we have observed fundamentally 4 general groups of athletes: 1. Competitive swimmers (i.e., youth, teenage or young adult athletes who are currently or former age-group swimmers or collegiate swimmers) 2. Masters swimmers

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Social Kicking, A Leg Up On Catching Up

Social Kicking, A Leg Up On Catching Up Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While channel swimmers, distance swimmers and elite swimmers train exceedingly hard, pushing themselves lap after lap and mile after mile in the pool and open water, we always find it is a pleasure when an adult swimming coach or masters swimming coach calls for casual

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Virtual Swimming In Aquatic Animation

Open Water Source offers Virtual Swim, an entertaining educational and motivational software for recreational, competitive, masters and open water swimmers. Virtual Swim enables you to view animations of Olympic champions in 26 different angles at different speeds. Animations of actual Olympic and world champions can be seen in the Single Module and Quad

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