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3 Steps to a More Explosive Relay Start

There are many styles to a relay start. Power and reaction time are critical to all of them. Let’s take a look at the top 3 things you can do to sharpen your relay start.

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Travel Meets: 5 Things to Do on Arrival

From the moment you land in a new place for a meet, the rest of your day should follow the same pattern every time you travel—that is to say, what you do on arrival day must become second nature to you.

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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.

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10 Lessons Learned During My First Collegiate Season

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

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9 Swim Jobs You Might Love To Have

If you 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 7 Swim Jobs you might love…

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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?

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Arena Athlete Mie Nielsen – Photo Vault

Mie Nielsen, Danish swim star, daughter of 1988 Olympic silver medalist, Benny Nielsen.

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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.

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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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5 Steps to Finish Stronger at Championship Meets

Three full days of racing is incredibly taxing, both mentally and physically. Athletes must learn how to take advantage of the high-energy environment without letting it deplete their own energy stores.

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7 Swimming Jobs You Might Love To Have

If you 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 7 Swim Jobs you might love…

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7 Ways to be a Better Teammate

It’s the season for championship meets, and the goal of any program is to finish on top. One of the easiest ways to do this is to compete as a cohesive team, with everyone participating as the best teammate they can be.

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Swim Parent Tip: Seeing the Big Picture and Trusting the Coach

Swim parents sometimes wonder: “Why is my swimmer in all these hard events?” or “It’s the beginning of the season. My swimmer isn’t going to do well.”

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Nike Swim Seeks Swimmers To Cast For The Nike Swim Catalogue

Nike Swim seeks youthful swimmers for the Nike Swim Catalogue.

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6 Reasons to Push Through Championship Swimming Season

If you’ve been feeling burnt out lately, it’s ok. It’s been a long season, and even though we’re on the home stretch, it can be hard to motivate yourself.

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