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USA Swimming presents... kick set!

The USA Swimming podcast series, Kick Set, will feature coaches, athletes and staff members who will share their perspectives on various topics in the swimming world.

Listen in as Dynamo Swim Club Associate Head Coach Beth Winkowski discusses her 15-year coaching career and the 2020 tech suit restriction for 12-and-under swimmers.

A technical suit is one that has one of the following components:

  • Any male or female suit with any bonded or taped seams is defined as a technical suit regardless of its fabric or silhouette.
  • Any male or female suit with woven fabric and to the knee or mid-thigh is defined as a technical suit regardless of the type seams: bonded, taped or sewn. (Note: A woven suit with sewn seams and in a male brief or female regular cut not to the knees is not defined as a technical suit and is not restricted).

For full details about the 2020 tech suit restrictions, please visit the page here.

If you have any questions about the tech suit restrictions, please consult the FAQ.


Next Release: Former U.S. Olympic Swim Team assistant coach and current coach at Nation's Capital Swim Club Bruce Gemmell joins Kickset! Stay tuned!

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