Back to Swim School with Endless Pools

School’s back in session, and on the pool decks at select universities, including Harvard and USC, that means it’s time for stroke refinement in the Endless Pool®.

Earlier this year, Arkansas Razorbacks' then-Head Coach Sean Schimmel told an interviewer, “We have been getting great facility upgrades with the new team suite and the Endless Pool. Those two things just really help our team's experience and our ability to get better.”

The Razorbacks’ Elite Endless Pool allows Schimmel’s swimmers to swim in place, carefully observing their strokes in the underwater or overhead/backstroke mirror – up to a blistering 0:51/100-yard pace!

Schimmel added, “It is certainly an exciting time to be a part of our Razorback Family.”

Working on our technique in our new @endlesspools! Getting better this off season! 🏊💪 #H2oGS

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At Penn State University, the Lion swimmers love their Elite. "It's a huge help with fixing strokes," senior Nate Savoy told a student reporter last year. "The mirrors really make it easy to see what you're not doing correctly and to be able to fix it."

"It's a great tool in helping us perfect technique," senior Caitlyn Karr noted. "Especially with how close we are to Big Tens, every little thing counts at this point."

In a separate interview last year, PSU Head Coach Tim Murphy told us, “The Endless Pool can teach you efficiency, and it can teach you how you create speed.” He called it “a tremendous tool [that] helps to create a more enhanced learning environment.”

Freshman Aly Abdel Khalik winning the @endlesspools competition of the day- nice photobomb by Ronda and Manchester #hmsdfreshman #gocrimson

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At the University of Louisville, shouts of “Go, Cards!” can be heard alongside their Elite. Stephanie Juncker, the Cardinals’ Assistant Swimming Coach, has called it an “awesome tool” that gets used “on a daily basis.”

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