Links

Adult Swimming Organizations | Articles, Books, etc. | Equipment | Swim Coach in Your Area | Link Indexes | On-line Swim Shops | Places to Swim | Sports Medicine | Swim Art & Graphics | Underwater Video Equipment | Video Clips of Great Swimmers | Workouts Online | Yard-Meters Conversion Methods & Utilities | Swimming Humor

Please report broken links or suggest additional links to Coach Emmett.

Underwater video equipment:

USMS Snooper rental program
Waterproof Camcorder Housings www.ewa-marine.com and www.helixcamera.com
Underwater Cameras
     Snooper
     Coach Cam
     AquaCam
Build your own underwater video camera


Video clips of great swimming and drills:

www.swim.ee/videos
http://www.totalimmersion.net/
www.GoSwim.tv - tons of drills and great information

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Looking for a swimming coach in your area?

www.totalimmersion.net/find-coach.html
www.triswimcoach.com

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Coach Emmett's favorite sites for articles/information on swimming:

www.usms.org/training
www.swiminfo.com
www.goswim.tv - Coach Glenn Mills
www.totalimmersion.net - Coach Terry Laughlin
www.svl.ch/svlimmat_ratind.html#schwimmen - This site also includes www.svl.ch/CrawlAnalysis which is a wonderful "Analysis of Grant Hackett's and Ian Thorpe's Swimming Technique" done by Felix Gmeunder
www.pullbuoy.co.uk (Technique section)
www.breaststroke.info - ASCA Level 5 Coach and multiple USMS All-American breaststroker Wayne A. McCauley
http://www.quickgetaway.com - Great info on starts
http://www.cartegic.com/pooletiquette.htm - Swimming Etiquette 101

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Swimming Link Indexes:

http://swimindex.lornet.com
http://hcs.harvard.edu/~swim/links
www.usms.org/links
http://www.gulfmastersswimming.org/links.html

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Adult Swimming Organizations:

USMS
YMCA
Senior Games/Olympics
ASA - American Swimming Association

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Places to Swim:

GMSC Clubs
USMS Clubs
Swimmer's Guide Online

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On-line Swim Shops:

Kast-A-Way Swimwear (USMS Logo merchandise, Swimwear and gear)
Nor-Cal Swim Shop
Total Immersion
SWIM Magazine
SwimOutlet
Want Swedish "stringy" goggles DIRT CHEAP?

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Workouts on line:

USMS
SWIM/Swimming World Magazines
http://www.swimplan.com/
http://ruthkazez.com/IntroToSwimWorkouts.html
http://www.trinewbies.com/category.asp?catID=3

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USA Swimming has a network (and searchable database) of sports medicine professionals who have experience working with swimmers:

http://www.usaswimming.org/USASWeb/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabId=70&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en

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Equipment:

Fistgloves - True-life experience with fistgloves.
Fins - Great stuff about fins - Bob Evans is a genius
Short Fins - Learn about Stubby Wubba Pheet from Marty Hull, the inventor.
StrechCordz - Dryland and in-water rigs, includes catalog and usage manuals
Swedish "stringy" goggles - Get 'em DIRT CHEAP
Training Snorkel
Positive Drive Fins

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Books, reviews, excerpts:

"Haunts of the Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero" by Charles Sprawson
"The Complete Book of Swimming" by Dr. Phil Whitten
"Swimming Past 50" by Mel Goldstein & Dave Tanner
"Long Strokes in a Short Season" by Art Aungst

Terry Laughlin
"Total Immersion"
"Triathlon Swimming Made Easy"
"Swimming Made Easy"

Cecil Colwin - http://www.donalfagan.com/html/colwin.html
"Swimming Dynamics"
"Swimming Into the 21st Century"
"Breakthrough Swimming"

"Swimming Fastest" by Ernie Maglischo

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Swim Related Art/Graphics

www.cafeshops.com/swimmuse - Masters swimmer, coach and artist, Deborah M. Brudvig - Her work is available on posters, t-shirts, coffee mugs, mouse pads etc.
www.swim-city.com/galleries.php3 - sections called "Swimpictures", "Wallpapers", "Graphics Gallery", "Artroom"
http://www.swimgraphics.com/alpha1.htm
- clipart, icons

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Yards/Meters Time Conversion Methods and Utilities

http://www.swiminfo.com/results/conversions.asp
http://www.csi.org/coursealti.aspx
http://www.csi.org/conversions.aspx
http://www.swimlouisville.com/TimeCalc.html
http://www.si-swimming.com/convert.htm
http://www.eteamz.com/dfac/files/Time_converter_Yards_to_meters.htm
http://www.pullbuoy.co.uk/time.html
http://www.ilswim.org/timeconversion.htm
http://www.swimhsa.org/forms/timeconvert.html
http://www.swimaz.com/tools/timeconverter/ (includes altitude conversions)

 

Swimming Humor

http://www.kilmartin.com/lappool.html
http://www.ymcahurricanes.com/Swim%20Jokes.htm http://www.planetmike.com/jokes/blondes/swimming.shtml http://www.strategypage.com/humor/articles/20020402.asp http://www.subatomichumor.com/old/swimming.html http://www.ellisparkerbutler.info/epb/biblio.asp?id=5019 http://www.dobhran.com/humor/GRhumor484.htm
http://www.akmswim.org/humor.html http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa4270/is_200512/ai_n15935700 http://sportzfun.com/swimming.htm
http://humor-in-photos-and-pictures.blogspot.com/2007/12/humor-with-children-cute-swim-snaps.html
http://gigglesugar.com/886352?sidcheck=1&idcheck=1

 

 

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