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Mind Training for Swimmers

Discover the mental training secrets used by the world's top athletes, and learn how to get the most from your abilities.

Pullbuoy (SC / LC Convertor)

News, views, and interviews from British Swimming and further. Pullbuoy has been around for 10 years and is now back better than ever.

It also offers one of the more complete SC to LC time convertors on the Internet.

Anti-Doping Resources

In today's sporting world it's important to spread the anti-doping message to young athletes early. Check what you're putting in your body and educate yourself to the dangers.
- Drug Reference Online
- UK Anti Doping (100% Me)
- WADA Play True
- USADA Supplement 411

UKCC Relevant Sites

For information on UKCC courses, funding, and other coach education, see the following:
- UKCC - Excellence in Sports Coaching
- Sports Coach UK

The following links have been found useful by coaches during UKCC/ASA education courses.
- UK's Stength & Conditioning Assoc
- Information about Bones
- Sports Drinks
- Plyometric Exercises: lower / upper body.

And of course, various pages on wikipedia:
- Mitochondrion
- Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)

Absolute Sports Nutrition

Andrew Shepherd Former City of Sheffield star, Andrew Shepherd, provides professional nutritional support through his company Absolute Sports Nutrition.

His expert knowledge of swimming and nutrition and his close proximity makes him the perfect choice to provide advice and guidance to Doncaster's swimming community. He runs Lectures and Workshops for athletes of all levels in addition to 1 on 1 consultations.

Visit his website to find out more.

Huub Toussaint's Research

As part of the Institue for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement (IFKB), much of Huub Toussaint research is available online.

Sports Coaching Brain

Wayne Goldsmith's collection of ideas, innovations, and inspiration for all sports. A prolific article writer, you can read what he has to say on his website.

Brian Mac

A good introduction to Sports Coaching and Sports Science principles.

National Associations

- British Swimming Coaches & Teachers
- American Swimming Coaches Association
- Australian SCTA
- Canadian SCA
- World Swimming Coaches Association