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Shallow Water Blackout

Bob Bowman is best known for coaching the 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps. Together with Cathy Bennett he discusses the very serious topic of Shallow Water Blackout. Even experienced athletes can become a victim of this tragic phenomenon where oxygen is deprived from a swimmer's system during practice which can lead to drowning. This insightful presentation will help to prepare even highly experienced coaches to provide a safer environment for their swimmers. Please visit ASCA Online Education today to view this free presentation and to browse their growing variety of educational topics.

 

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Educational Feature

7/7/2014  Is the 100,000 Yard Training Week Dead?
In some recent conversations with National Team coaches the question was asked: Are any coaches regularly training their athletes 100,000 yards or more per week? The coaches were from the club and college ranks, and the consensus answer was, probably not. The next question was, why not?

Tips and Training

Mike Mejia breaks down the importance of the overhead squat assessment.

 

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