Endless Pools News: Swimming Lessons

Passion Fit Student Profile: Christine’s Active Retirement

When swim coach Tom Ward first met Christine, “she could only manage about four strokes of front crawl before holding her sides in pain.” He asked himself how long the 61-year-old newcomer would last. To his surprise, Christine bought 20 sessions up front. “I always wanted to have proper stroke ...

Coach Hutchinson: Adult Learn-to-Swim Programs Save Lives

Our guest blogger, Dean Hutchinson, has been a physical therapist for nearly two decades. Prior to that, he swam competitively for the Auburn Tigers, one of the country’s preeminent NCAA teams. For National Water Safety Month, we invited him to share his years of experience on the importance of adult ...

Why We Need Water Safety Month (and How to Observe It)

It’s a leisurely summer afternoon. A young girl plays in her backyard pool, while her family and their friends are distracted by music, conversation, and smells from the grill. The adults seem unaware that their inattentiveness could cause tragedy at any moment. Everyone assumes that someone else is paying attention ...

New Video: Learn Surfing Paddling in an Endless Pool

“Can I take fewer strokes and conserve more energy, so I can go out and catch more waves?” That’s the question that inspired Rob Case to open his Surfing Paddling Academy, featuring a High Performance Endless Pool®, last spring. He just released the Academy’s first promotional video, which showcases his ...

SwimSmooth & Endless Pools Complete 25-Video Instruction Series

They're live! Internationally acclaimed swim coach Paul Newsome created 25 stroke-training videos, all featuring the Endless Pools Fastlane® in his backyard pool. The entire series is now available free of charge on the Endless Pools YouTube channel. Which is the best head position for an efficient freestyle swimming stroke? In ...

Letter from the UK: a Total Immersion Coach Reviews the Endless Pool

At age 14, Mat Hudson “found my home in the water.” Today, he's a 42-year-old Total Immersion (TI) Master Coach. Mat lives with his wife and kids in Oregon, while continuing to lead open water swimming camps in Turkey, his former home. In his travels to the UK, he trained ...

Dominic Latella’s 4 Steps to Swim Coaching Success

“SwimBox is me and the Endless Pool® in a sports performance center.” That’s a pretty simple business description, but it’s all that SwimBox owner Dominic Latella needs to meet his equally straightforward goal: “My mission in swimming is always just to help people.” Since it opened its doors eight months ...

Swimming 101: Understanding Horizontal Body Position

The team at SwimLabs is able to use their Endless Pools to provide specific drills and training to improve swim technique. Jonathan Cain's second post at Lava Magazine focused on finding proper horizontal balance to increase speed through the water. Do you hold six-minute miles over a half marathon but ...

Lava Magazine Covers Changing Landscape of Swim Stroke Analysis

The continued growth of swim stroke analysis was highlighted in a recent article by Lava Magazine that focused on the work of SwimLabs Swim School. SwimLabs, with four locations in three different states, uses a total of 15 Endless Pools to provide technique and swim stroke analysis. Continue to read ...

Video: Does swimming work out your chest? Yes!

Kim Brackin, of Brackin Elite Swim Training (BEST) partnered with eHow to create a video series on Swimming to Win. Below, you'll find a segment focusing on swimming as exercise to build chest muscle through a variety of swim strokes. From the Endless Pool Elite, which Brackin uses, to the ...

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