• TECH

    Here’s Why Every Swimmer Should Own A Snorkel

    When it comes to training, there’s always more to learn. From proper technique to equipment drills, we want to make sure that you’re getting the most out of your next swim. So today we’re focusing on the snorkel. With a soft mouthpiece and curved breathing tube, the snorkel is a diverse, multi-use product that comes in a variety of styles and forms. When utilized for training purposes, the snorkel helps athletes to enhance a range of skills and improve overall technique in the water. Curious to learn more about why you should be using a snorkel? Then read on below. THE SNORKEL SUPPORTS PROPER BODY POSITION. A swim snorkel helps…

  • TECH

    How To Use A Drag Chute

    At TYR, we believe the work never stops- which is why we’ve designed our series of “How To” videos to help athletes properly take their training to the next level. This week we’re diving into equipment, specifically the drag chute. So whether you’re just getting started or hoping to gain a few more tips and tricks- TYR’s got you covered. Check out the video and our tips below, plus stay tuned for more tutorials to come! The Riptide Drag Chute is a tool for adding additional resistance training into your regular routine. By requiring a constant source of propulsion throughout the entire stroke cycle, resistance training can aid swimmers in…

  • TECH

    How Team TYR Trains With Fins

    When it comes to swim training, there’s a lot to be gained from the use of quality equipment. Whether you’re hoping to increase speed, amplify strength or hone in on your breathing, swim fins provide athletes with the ability to focus on specific areas, while enhancing balance and technique. To find out how Team TYR utilizes fins in their training routines, read on below. Plus be sure to check out our all new TYR Hydroblade Swim Fins, available now at TYR.com. Stroke And Rhythm Fins are an ideal tool for finding rhythm in your stroke. For Molly, this is a piece of equipment she turns to daily to hone in…

  • NEWS

    #TYRProSeries: Knoxville

    The results are in, and it was a big weekend for #TeamTYR. With the first stop of the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series officially in the books, we were excited to see some of our favorite athletes own the podium in their all new TYR Venzos. For photos, race results and more scroll down below. Day 1 Superstar Ashley Twichell kicked off Day 1 of the meet with a big win in the women’s 800m freestyle. Day 2 #TeamTYR heavy hitters Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel took to the podium with a one-two punch in the women’s 200m freestyle. Later that evening Katie went on to also win the women’s…

  • TECH

    We’re Changing the Paddle Game

    If you haven’t heard the buzz yet, let us fill you. This week we revealed to the world our all new Catalyst Stroke Paddles, an innovative collection of equipment every swimmer is sure to love. Designed to provide athletes with a customizable training experience, the patent pending Catalyst Stroke Collection is available in seven size options and can be strung a variety of ways, making it an ideal choice for both lap and advanced swimmers. In addition to building upper body strength and improving technique, Catalyst Stroke paddles also give swimmers the greatest available range of resistance. So, every swim proves a challenge. Want to learn more? Then head to…

  • TIPS

    TYR How To: Proper Backstroke

    With the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series well underway, we want to help athletes up their game in time for race day. In our most recent “TYR Sport How to Video” we’re diving into how to achieve proper body position in your backstroke, featuring none other than 6x Olympic Medalist and 23x World Championship Medalist Matt Grevers. Check out the video and our tips below, plus stay tuned for more tutorials to come! Proper arm stroke is the key to maximizing speed and efficiency in your backstroke. When beginning a stroke on your back, you are in a less natural position to see your pull. As a result, stroke technique is…