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Dear Coach….A Recruiting Breakup Letter

The most uncomfortable part of the college recruiting process is the “decline to sign”. For the swimmer, you have to try…

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European Championships

2014 European Championships: Day 3 Live Finals Recap

Laszlo Cseh is looking for his fifth (you read that right) consecutive European Championship crown in the men’s 200 IM tonight.

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Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming

SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 8/13/2014

See who made our last WWAGS list for the 2013-14 swim year.

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International

6 Stories to Watch, All The Links You Need For The 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

Michael Phelps makes his return to international competition in Australia this week. Get the scoop on what to watch for at the Pan Pacific Championships here.

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Australia

Kenneth To Undergoes Successful Back Surgery, Begins Recovery

Australian National Team swimmer Kenneth To underwent a successful back surgery last night at the Westmead Private Hospital.

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2014 Youth Olympic Games

Yu Hexin Re-Breaks World Junior Record in 50 Free

China’s Yu Hexin has re-broken his own Junior World Record in the boys’ 50 meter freestyle, though he just missed becoming…

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10 Swim Coach Stereotypes – Where Does Your Coach Fit In?
5 Things You’ll Never Hear a Successful Swimmer Say
5 Habits of Mentally Tough Swimmers
USA Swimming Releases 2014 Jr Pan Pacific Championships Roster
The Truth about Your Head Position In Swimming
How to Be a More Coachable Swimmer
2014 Youth Olympic Games Preview: Links, Results, Video Streams, and 5 Storylines to Watch
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10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends
17 Ways You Know You Are a Distance Swimmer
Michael Phelps misses the wall in 100 free at US Nationals – Video Interview
10 Swim Coach Stereotypes – Where Does Your Coach Fit In?
Commonwealth Games Day One Finals – Live Results
5 Things You’ll Never Hear a Successful Swimmer Say
10 things you NEED to know about the Commonwealth Games
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Dear Coach….A Recruiting Breakup Letter

The most uncomfortable part of the college recruiting process is the “decline to sign”. For the swimmer, you have to try…

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2014 European Championships: Day 3 Live Finals Recap

Laszlo Cseh is looking for his fifth (you read that right) consecutive European Championship crown in the men’s 200 IM tonight.

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Finis

6 Stories to Watch, All The Links You Need For The 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

Michael Phelps makes his return to international competition in Australia this week. Get the scoop on what to watch for at the Pan Pacific Championships here.

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Kenneth To Undergoes Successful Back Surgery, Begins Recovery

Australian National Team swimmer Kenneth To underwent a successful back surgery last night at the Westmead Private Hospital.

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Yu Hexin Re-Breaks World Junior Record in 50 Free

China’s Yu Hexin has re-broken his own Junior World Record in the boys’ 50 meter freestyle, though he just missed becoming…

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Nike Swim

Rozaliya Nasretdniova Breaks Countrymate’s Junior World Record in 50 Fly; Just MIsses Russian Mark

Russian swimmer Rozalia Nasretdniova has broken the Junior World Record in the girls’ 50 fly at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games…

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Phelps, Lochte, Taewhan, And Mellouli Scratch Their Day 1 Pan Pacs Prelim Swims

Michael Phelps scratches the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke on day 1 of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.

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Is Katie Ledecky the Greatest Freestyler of All-Time – Gold Medal Minute Video

Katie Ledecky now has the 400, 800 and 1500 meter freestyle world records, and she appears to be ontrack to threaten the 200 freestyle world record by the 2016 Olympic Games. Is Ledecky the greatest freestyler of all-time?

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USA Swimming: Decision on Franklin for 200 Free, 100 Back Will Be Made “Prior to Preliminary Heats”

Missy Franklin is still entered in the 200 free and 100 back on Thursday at Pan Pacs, but USA Swimming has not declared that a final decision yet. Progression in her health status does sound positive, though.

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How to Improve your Flexibility

Flexibility is an important part of every swimmer’s training, but it is often overlooked. Not only does flexibility improve your range of motion, but it also protects against injury. Let’s discuss a few ways you can improve your flexibility within your training to improve your athleticism in the water.

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Getting Back in the Water After a Long Layoff? Start Here.

Getting back into the water after a long break can be daunting. Here are 5 tips for making the transition from couch potato to high flyin’ swimmer a little easier.

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2014 European Championships: Day 3 Live Prelims Recaps: Hosszu Doubles in IM and Backstroke

Katinka Hosszu is the top seed in the 200 IM heading into day 3 prelims of the European Championships.

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10 Things We Noticed From Day 2 Of The 2014 European Championships

Florent Manaudou tied to win the 50 butterfly at 23.00 on day 2 of the 2014 European Championships.

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PHOTO VAULT: XX Goodwill Swim Meet in Suriname

Check out photos from the 2014 Goodwill Swim Meet between Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and St. Lucia in Paramaribo, Suriname.

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Sportsnet: Video Shows Missy Franklin in “Obvious Pain” During Pan Pacs Training Session

A scary video, on exclusive from Canadian sports network SportsNet, show American superstar swimmer Missy Franklin in what appears to be…

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