Resources and Links

swim-meet-packing-list –  swim meet packing list

meet-preparation-guide    meet-preparation-guide

SWIM CANADA –   https://www.swimming.ca/Default.aspx

SWIM MANITOBA –  http://www.swimmanitoba.mb.ca/

LONG TERM DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR SWIMMING:  https://www.swimming.ca/content/uploads/2015/06/ltad_en.pdf      – Swimming LTAD Guide

https://www.swimming.ca/content/uploads/2015/06/parents_guide_eng1.pdf  – overview of LTAD, guide for parents

http://activeforlife.com/what-does-sport-specialization-mean/  – A brief, but instructive article about what sport specialization is, and the dangers associated therein.

http://www.coach.ca/coaching-tips-p157343&language=en   –   GREAT LIST OF RESOURCES FOR COACHES/PARENTS/SWIMMERS

                        STROKE TECHNIQUE

Excellent link to all stroke technique from Masters Swim Canada:   https://www.mastersswimmingcanada.ca/WP/en/new-to-swimming/swim-techniques/

 

SWIM SMOOTH

– http://www.swimsmooth.com/

http://beta.active.com/water-sports/swimming-articles/10-elements-of-a-perfect-freestyle-stroke-part-1   (10 elements to a perfect freestyle stroke, be sure to also click on all the suggested links.)

http://www.goswim.tv/#        (Great site with lots of information/videos on technique and drills)

Race Strategy

http://www.feelforthewater.com/2013/07/working-hard-more-mental-skill-than.html  (How to dig deep and maintain stroke)

DRYLAND – STRENGTH – FLEXIBILITY

http://www.band-exercises.net/workout-routines/index.html#5

http://swim.isport.com/swimming-guides/resistance-band-exercises-for-swimming

Recovery and Regeneration

https://www.swimming.ca/docs/LTAD/Recovery%20and%20Regeneration%20Sept.%2012.pdf

http://www.mysportscience.com/ – both nutrition and recovery info

http://www.swimmanitoba.mb.ca/admin/files/SNM%20Manitoba%20Concussion%20Policy.pdf     –       Swim Manitoba Concussion Protocol

Sport Nutrition

http://www.coach.ca/sport-nutrition-s14783 -competition nutrition

http://www.coach.ca/files/CAC_9021C_13_SNAC_Tip_Sheet_EN_Final.pdf  tip sheet for sport nutrition

http://www.coach.ca/tournament-tips-p154659

http://www.coach.ca/sport-nutrition-for-parents-p154666  – daily sport nutrition tips for parents of atheltes

http://www.coach.ca/competition-nutrition-p154672

http://www.mysportscience.com/ – both nutrition and recovery info

Mental Health for Athletes 

http://www.bodysense.ca/en/home

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