swimming blog In the fast lane

In 2008, long distance swimmer Maarten van der Weijden won Olympic gold in the 10km Open Water distance after surviving leukemia in 2001. He went on a heroic path, raising funds for cancer research by taking on almost unhuman like challenges. In 2017 he ... read on »

Our coach team at SwimGym is one international bunch! As former swimmers, coaches and even Olympians we have travelled to quite some countries for swimming, and have therefore swam in some amazing pools around the world. But the question remains - which ... read on »

Competitions are cancelled for the foreseeable future. You will have to wait to race again. And even if you did not have any competitions planned, how do you challenge yourself? Or, better question, how can we help you challenge yourself? We came up... read on »

Have you ever noticed those swimmers that just seem to drive every stroke with so much power, causing them to glide through the water. As you might already know, in swimming the propulsion comes mostly from your pull. However the propulsion could be... read on »

You may have wondered why someone else's kick is faster than yours? We are all different in this aspect, and not just between men and women. Your kicking strength and efficiency are determined by leg strength, flexibility and practice. It&r... read on »

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