12 Things Swimmers Hate

#6 – When people complain about waking up early…


Should I Be Going to Practice If I Am Sick?

It’s almost the holidays! You know what that means– watching Elf a hundred times, holiday training camp, and getting sick. Here is what you need to know about training while sick.


2014 Tom Dolan Invite Photo Vault

Brian Tsau NCAP – Winner of the 1650. Many thanks to Rafael Domeyko – – for these swimming photos.

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Club Swimming Coaches vs High School Coaches

SHOUT FROM THE STANDS: “Mr. Club Swimming Coach, we know it can be challenging, even frustrating, to share your swimmer with a high school team…”


Fear of Being the Best

Annie Grevers: “I think it is important to be pleasant after failures. But being heartbroken when you are within a inches of grabbing that lifelong goal is also noble.”


10 things you’ll find in a swimmer’s bag

If you’ve ever made the mistake of opening a swimmer’s backpack, chances are you were treated to a nice, sweet smell of chlorine twisted with a harsh blend of mildew, goldfish and moisturizer.


Fitter and Faster Announces The Winner of The Free “Touch The Wall” Screening

The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by is a proud partner of the new and exciting documentary, “Touch the Wall.”

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VIDEO: Chuck Katis & The Magic of Miracles highlight reel

Out of the pool, Cal All-American Chuck Katis is the heart of the nonprofit “The Magic of Miracles,” which seeks to improve the lives of hospital patients by performing magic.


6 Things You Need To Survive Holiday Training

Hell week is quickly approaching, the week between Christmas and New Years when swimmers do a month’s worth of training in five long, difficult days. Here’s what you’re going to need to get through it…


Tennessee Swimming & Diving Pump Up Video – Ghosts in the Rafters

College Swimming Video is courtesy of utsportstv. If you have a funny, interesting, inspiring, odd and/or beautiful swimming video you’ve produced…

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Why Yoga Takes Your Swimming to the Next Level

Yoga can significantly increase core strength and flexibility while lengthening muscles, creating a more streamlined physique in swimming.


“When You Say You’re a Swimmer” – an Ode to the Life Aquatic

Lauren Morford and Chris Shimojima share a passion for swimming, and now they share it with the world.


An Open Letter to the Young Black Swimmer

“I write this letter because like you, I was also a young black swimmer. Through the sport, I got to experience an unfathomable number of successes throughout my childhood; not just in the pool, but academically, socially, and personally…”


Shallow Water Blackout: The Quiet Killer – Prevention

Courtesy of Julia Galan and VASA, a SwimSwam partner. This article is the final piece in our three-part series on…

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