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The Shoulder: What every swim coach/ athlete should know – Scapular Rotation

Previously we discussed how breathing can effect the shoulder. Today we’ll be covering…… Scapular downward rotation and depression syndromes What is scapular rotation? It’s what gives the shoulder the ability to flex and laterally abduct all the way overhead.  This motion doesn’t … Continue reading

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Considerations for the Kipping Pull Up

With regards to the growing popularity of cross fit,  and more specifically, the attraction to the kipping pull up, I would like to offer the following considerations. This is not meant to discredit the exercise or anyone who uses it. First and … Continue reading

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The Shoulder: What every Swim Coach/Athlete should know – Posture and Impingement

Earlier in this shoulder series we covered The Gleniod Labrum and the important roll of the scapula.  Today’s Topics: Posture Impingement Syndromes # 4 Posture Posture has created a lot of buzz over the past few years.  Mostly it stems from the premise that we … Continue reading

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The Shoulder: What every Swim Coach/Athlete should know – The Labrum and Scapula

Today we continue with our shoulder series. If you missed the previous post on the rotator cuff, be sure to go back and check it out. In today’s post we’ll be covering the following topics:  Appreciating the Glenoid Labrum  The shoulder Blade … Continue reading

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