“It is now the summer I turn 18. I am currently head coach of my summer league team, and it is by far the most rewarding experience I’ve ever had.”
Here are 10 signs that you might be a helicopter swim parent. These examples are from my own mistakes and observing parents through the years.
Monique McDonough is a 5-time Ironman finisher who juggles parenthood, training, and a full-time job as a consultant.
Really want to start getting into the 2016 Rio spirit? On August 5th, exactly one year before the 2016 Opening…
“One of the things I love about the Body Issue so much is that it celebrates the bodies that allow us to be successful in our sport. As a sports fan, I love seeing the differences in body types.”
Here are 12 of the swimmers you see on deck at your local swim meet. Where do you fit in?
Three years ago, Student-Athlete Development intern Kaela Anderson made a small decision that ended up having a big impact on her life – and changed the life of someone else.
Phelps Phelps Phelps. He’s 30 now, but will be looking to add more hardware to his collection of Olympic Medals which is now 22-deep.
In the spirit of our Founding Fathers who wanted the Independence and Freedom to experiment with better practices, I hope you can learn something from my last year’s journey of life, liberty and the pursuit of happy swimming.
Swimming – and sport in general – offers a rich proving ground for developing mental training skills that can serve you a great deal of good outside of the pool. Here are 6 hacks for getting the most of that grey mush between your ears.
We’ve all been there — 12 swimmers, 1 lane. Here are 10 ways to be an awesome lane-mate when lane space is at a premium.
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.
Gary Hall Sr: “I consider frontal drag the number one enemy of the swimmer. In the medium of our sport, water, which is about 800 times denser than air, drag forces impact the speed of a swimmer at significantly lower speeds than in air.”
It can be infuriating and mystifying for swimmers to swim faster in practice than competition. Here is the simple reason for why this happens.