Lifestyle

Remembering Robin Williams… The Athlete

Robin Williams and Rudy Garcia-Tolson of Team Braveheart, over the years.

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10 Swim Coach Stereotypes – Where Does Your Coach Fit In?

Swim coaches coach because they love the sport and their athletes. And we love ‘em right back. Here are 10 swim coach stereotypes that we see on our local pool decks.

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Editorial: Changing Perception Through Para-Swimming: 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

2012 Paralympic gold medalist and SwimSwam’s Para-swimming correspondent Mallory Weggemann discusses the use of sport to change the perception of the term “disability.”

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The Truth about Your Head Position In Swimming

Gary Hall Sr.: “Most swimmers swim freestyle or backstroke with their heads positioned too high, looking forward slightly as they swim through the water, or in the case of backstroke, with the head perched up.”

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Are You Swimming to Win or Swimming Not to Lose? (And Why The Difference Matters.)

The difference between swimmers who swim to win compared to those who swim to not lose might seem like a trivial difference. But here’s how much of an impact it can actually have.

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5 Reasons You Want to Attend the USA Swimming Foundation’s 2014 Fantasy Camps

#4 – 4. Six Olympians With Fourteen Olympic Medals

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12 Swimming Jobs You Might Love

If you are jobless or don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big swimming family! Here are 12 Swim Jobs you might love…

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Swim Training: Using Fins to Crank Up Turn Speed (5 days of workouts)

We challeng you to crank up the speed on turns! Dedicating time during workout to wall speed is crucial in maintaining a consistently strong turn.

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5 Habits of Mentally Tough Swimmers

Internal fortitude. The will to win. The rage to master and persevere. These words usually get tossed around when coaches discuss elite swimmers. Here are 5 habits of mentally tough swimmers.

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TYR Sport Unveils Brand New Game Day Collection

Whether you’re headed back to school or back to the pool, you will love the latest innovation from TYR: the…

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Welcome to #SharkWeek at SwimSwam – PHOTO VAULT #1

Ariana Kukors is a World Record holder, and in the run-up to her first Olympic Team in 2012, was a Bolles Shark.

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5 Keys to Consistency and Longevity with Roland Schoeman

Few have done it as long and as well as Roland Schoeman. Here are 5 keys to consistency and longevity with the sprinting star.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tour, Centerville, Ohio Photo Vault

Peter Vanderkaay demonstrates start technique

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The 7 Best Memories of Championship Season

For thousands of swimmers in the United States, the voice of Sam Kendricks echoing over fuzzy speakers is a vivid memory of championship season.

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Sierra Schmidt Pre 400 Free – “Turn Down For What? – Photo Vault

The Swim Pictures’ Tim Binning caught NBAC’s Sierra Schmidt a few heats before her 400 prelim, getting down.

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