New Brother Rice Head Swimming Coach Mike Murphy ‘89 Dives InMike Glennon2021-06-02T11:16:00-05:00
Competitive swimmers know a boatload of techniques to keep their race-times down, and they apply many of these before they even hit the water. A clean, high-velocity entry into the pool off the block is one important aspect. On the initial dive, swimmers attempt to propel themselves the optimal distance through the air before breaking the surface of the water and starting their strokes: the smaller the splash, the less the resistance, which can shave precious time off the race.
When a former Crusader Swimming Champion and coach such as Mike Murphy comes home, however, there is a […]