Articles by SwimSwam

8 Olympic Swimmers Band Together to Help Jeff Julian in his battle with Cancer

Jason Lezak, Rebecca Soni, Ariana Kukors, Haley Anderson, Jessica Hardy, Kim Vandenberg, Lenny Krazelburg and John Naber step up to support Rose Bowl Aquatics Head Coach Jeff Julian in his battle against cancer.

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March Forth and Never Give Up!

5-time Olympic medalist, Josh Davis, interviews Olympic gold medalist Peter Vanderkaay. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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How One-Arm Backstroke Drill Increases Power and Reduces Frontal Drag

World Champion Junya Koga demonstrates the one arm backstroke drill. This swim drill enables the swimmer to isolate the movement and position of the arm during the entry and underwater pull.

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4 Tips for Parents to Keep Your Swimmer in the Game

“Why is the focus on the top swimmers? Why don’t younger kids get more attention?”


5 Misconceptions of Gold Medal Clubs and the Truth

Swimming for a gold medal club is tough. Here are five misconceptions about gold medal clubs that always win the state meet.


Swim to Music with Marcelo Chierighini

Watch some exclusive scenes of “Swim to Music” sponsored athlete Marcelo Chierighini, a 2012 Brazilian Olympian

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5 things that get worse quickly when you stop swimming then try to train again

Ryan Lochte doesn’t get “out of shape” like most of us when we stop swimming, but his expression in this photo is essentially the way it feels when you stop swimming, then try working out again.


10 Lessons Learned During My First Collegiate Season

# 3 – You have to be willing to try new things in order to see new results.


Swimming’s close tie to the Ed Sullivan Show – VIDEO FEATURE

Ed Sullivan, who was once engaged to swim star Sybil Bauer, hosted a delegation from the International Swimming Hall of Fame on his iconic television show.

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Lincoln, Nebraska to host Midwestern Swimming Coaching Clinic, April 25th-26th, 2015

Below is a press release courtesy the Midwestern Swimming coaches’ clinic. April 25th and 26th, Midwestern Swimming is hosting a…

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When you are a swim coach and your child swims do you buy the expensive kneeskin suit for your kid?

A Division I head swimming coach struggles over whether or not to buy the expensive kneeskin suits for his kids, only 7 and 10 years old. What would you do?


10 Swimming Patches for Swim Parents

There are so many cool patches for the swimmers, my question is “Where’s the Love for the Swim Parents?” Here are my 10 suggestions for Swim Parent Patches.


The Elvis Initiative Seeks to Promote Diversity in Swimming

Swimming news courtesy of Elvis Burrows YMCA of Greater Louisville and JCPS After-School Program Southwest Family YMCA 2800 Fordhaven Road Presents…


4 Things to Do to Get Your Mind Right Pre-Race

Mental noise, internal and external pressure, and the environment can greatly determine any race’s success.

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Zombies to Swim English Channel in 2015

The Zombie Patrol swim team is a group students with special challenges who attend the Arch Academy in San Diego….

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