Articles by SwimSwam

One Tip for Swim Parents – Enjoy the Process

Being a swim parent has its highs and lows. Here’s some advice on balancing out the experience and learning to love the process.

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British World Juniors Open Water Qualifier Archie Mitchell Commits to Cal Poly

City of Sheffield distance swimmer Archie Mitchell has verbally committed to Cal Poly. Archie represented Great Britain at both the…

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Speedo’s Nemesis Fin Wins Men’s Journal 2014 Gear Of The Year Award

This is the latest accolade for the cutting-edge new fitness and swim training fin inspired by the pectoral fin of the Humpback Whale.

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6 categories of character traits help you define your Mission Statement

According to Steven Covey, developing a Personal Mission Statement is an excellent way to define your values, and your philosophy for living.

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Olympic Swimmers to Surprise 100 Kids at REDACTED Sunday

Tom Luchsinger is one of five arena athletes who will make a visit to a swim club in New York this Sunday

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10 Awkward Moments Swimmers Experience

Swimmers treat their team like a family, albeit a dysfunctional family. As with any close-knit group of well-meaning people, awkward moments will ensue.

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College Recruiting, It’s a Business

Like it or not, college recruiting is a business. One of the primary jobs of a college coach is to sign the best swimmers for the least amount of money. Yes they are looking for strong students and good people, but they also need to put together the fastest team within their scholarship limitations.

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The 4 Best Swim Fads that Left Too Soon – #TBT

There have always been new fads that seemed like they’d be the next big thing in the sport of swimming only to be forgotten as quickly as they appeared. These are ideas and products that swam their way into our hearts one season, only to fade away into obscurity in the next.

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Shout From The Stands: Why We Should Eliminate Morning Practice During School

Early morning practice Sessions During School Year Compromise Student Health and Performance!

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Big Ten Women Sign 6 to Letters of Intent in Early Period

Northwestern Wildcats sign 6 women from familiar territory

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The Best Kept Secret in Swimming is Finally Out!

IKKOS introduces a new feature of their learning method: CopyMe by IKKOS!

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Wilton Y Wahoos complete 2 breast cancer awareness meets

This was the first time the Wahoos have held a fundraising meet of this kind and plan on organizing future breast cancer awareness events.

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NLI Signing Photos: Georgetown Prep, Scottsdale Aquatic Club and more

NLI Signing Photos: Georgetown Prep, Scottsdale Aquatic Club, Regis Jesuit, Sierra Marlins and Columbus North.

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3 Ways to Improve your Bodyline

Courtesy of BridgeAthletic In swimming, there are countless ways to improve your speed through the water. Proper technique in your…

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Olympic Star Nathan Adrian to Headline Edmond, OK Pro-Am

Nathan will be swimming the Pro maximum of 4 events: the 50, 100, 200 free and the 100 fly. Nathan is the fastest American ever in the 50 yard free (18.6) and 100 yard free (41.0).

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