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14 Parent Tips On How To Behave at Swim Meets

The competitive atmosphere can bring out some less than positive traits in parents. Here are 14 tips for how to behave at meets to make the experience better for you and your swimmer.

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The Race Club Launches Triathlon Swim Camps

The Race Club is proud to announce our first triathlon swim camp specifically for Triathletes and open water swimmers.

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5 things backstrokers must do

World Championships siliver medalist David Plummer offers his advice to backstrokers. How many of you actually do “point five” on a regular basis?

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10 Signs You are a Masters Swimmer

Masters swimming is a little different from age group swimming. Here are 10 signs you are a masters swimmer.

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First Impressions in College Recruiting

Contributor, Rick Paine, is an expert on college swimming and the college recruiting process. He is also the Director of…

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7 Reasons Why Hiring a Swimmer Will Enhance Your Company

Just because so-called “swammers” may have hung up their goggles, doesn’t mean that those years of hard work were wasted. Former swimmers have spent years developing skills which can be integral to their new lives in the workforce.

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For Swimmers This Could Be Your Dream Business

Are you a swim fan? Are you an entrepreneur? Well now you can be both. Welcome to SwimLabs, the revolutionary way to blend lessons, aquatic training, and exercise, plus the sale of swim merchandise, all in a easy to maintain, state of the art location.

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USA National Team Alumni Social at 2015 Men’s NCAA Championships, Saturday, March 28, 4-6pm – Special Guest Nathan Adrian

If you have ever represented the USA National Team at the international level, you are invited to the USA National Team Alumni Social, Saturday, March 28th, 4-6pm at the 2015 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

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USA National Team Alumni Social at 2015 Men’s NCAA Championships – Don’t Miss It

If you have ever represented the USA National Team at the international level, you are invited to the USA National Team Alumni Social, Saturday, March 28th, 4-6pm at the 2015 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

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A Swimming Fan’s Dream Business

Are you a swim fan? Are you an entrepreneur? Well now you can be both. Welcome to SwimLabs, the revolutionary way to blend lessons, aquatic training, and exercise, plus the sale of swim merchandise, all in a easy to maintain, state of the art location.

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Washington & Jefferson College Swimming Coach Mike Orstein Lives The Dream

Mike Orstein is no stranger to the world of aquatics, a sport that he has been a part of his entire life. His 447-187-2 record at W&J makes him the most successful swimming and diving coach in the college’s history.

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10 Reasons Why I’m Thankful to be a Swim Parent

#4 – Accountability. Swimming taught my kids accountability for their actions.

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Why Head Position Matters Swimming Freestyle

Elite freestylers, such as Michael Phelps, Sun Yang or Katie Ledecky, create a noticeable surge in speed with the head down right after the breath, accompanied by a strong propulsive kick.

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1st African American woman to win an Olympic medal relects on the historic 1-2-3 Minority Finish at Women’s NCAAs

Maritza McClendon: “A tear instantly came to my eyes, I couldn’t believe it… This is a true moment in history for minorities. I still can’t believe we had three women of color take 1,2, 3 in the 100 free at Division 1 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.”

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10 Struggles Distance Swimmers Know All Too Well

We didn’t choose the distance life, the distance life chose us; by which I mean you probably became a distance swimmer when you finished a long set, your coach looked at you funny, and the next thing you knew, you were entered in the 500 at your next meet.

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