#9 “H2O: two parts Heart and one part Obsession”
Here are 8 swim parents that you have probably encountered at your local swim meet.
Chuck Warner, the author, is a coach and an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the details behind what it takes to achieve swimming excellence.
#3 – Daydreaming about tormenting that person who always taps your feet but never passes you.
The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by SwimOutlet.com is looking for hardworking, passionate individuals who love swimming, people, and thrive on being responsible for the execution of amazing clinics all around the country.
It’s time to get engaged, and that means thinking during practice. But maybe you aren’t sure where to begin. So here’s a list of ideas for you!
Every swim team has them…the loafers who are undeniably giving 50% max at practice day after day, the sneaky strategists who find a shortcut in every set, the save-ups who manage to leave a killer practice with a ton of energy…you know them as THE SLACKERS!
Featured Image: FINIS Swimming HQ yesterday. (Thanks to everyone for sharing their Halloween photos!)
With the days getting a little bit shorter, nights getting longer, and the season fully underway, here are 15 reminders why our sport kicks a metric ton of butt.
Lo Swim was founded in 2009 by former Cal and Davis swimmers Annie Babicz and Sheeva Van Gemeren. The two set out to create something they never had during their collegiate careers: a fashion forward suit that stood up to the intense demands of training.
When your college career is over, and all is said and done, your swimming stats aren’t what’s most important about the sport. Nobody will remember who DQ’d that last relay to lose the meet, or who set what records when. The relationships you gain from your teammates in college are one of a kind; learn to leverage and appreciate them, and your school and swimming will take care of itself.
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…
Challenge sets are used to simulate the intensity of a race. Coaches will spring these sets on swimmers without prior notice, making the task that much more difficult. Here are 5 ways to survive a challenge set:
Swimmers have a language unto themselves. The way we talk to each other is different from the way we talk to our non-swimmer friends. Here are ten examples…