Do you struggle to describe the qualifications that make you the most appealing candidate for a job? How do the job applications of swimmers stack up against those who have spent their summers donning Kenneth Cole suits rather than Speedo suits?
Swimmers understand that non-swimmers are going to be full of questions about the sport. Let’s be honest, though, there are some questions that you just shouldn’t ask. Here are 11 of them…
#3 – Non-Swimmer Joe can beat you in a race. No buddy. Unless I give you a 30 second head start and I’m wearing jeans, you ain’t gonna win Joe.
Depending on how much you’ve exercised, and how healthy you’ve continued to eat over break, you may be slightly sore or possibly to the point where you feel like a dormant rock. Before the “Soreness of Death” kicks in, here are some tips that could help…
For those of you who don’t get along with your coach, or just want to strengthen your relationship, here are 5 tips for a great coach-to-athlete relationship:
Maturing as a swimmer is great. As you get older, you figure out your best events, make your best friends in the sport, develop your race strategies, and discover which type of coaching style works best for you. But that doesn’t mean you won’t ever feel wistful for your days as an age group swimmer.
If you are deciding between D1 and D3 swimming, read these 5 reasons why I believe Division 3 is the right fit for many swimmers.
We spend an hilarious amount of time swimming back and forth between the lane lines with our teammates. Which of the following 16 best describes your teammates?
One of the most overlooked aspects of a swimmer’s training is the way that they prepare. Will you be ready to swim fast?
The competitive atmosphere can bring out some less than positive traits in parents. Here are 14 tips for how to behave at meets to make the experience better for you and your swimmer.
Masters swimming is a little different from age group swimming. Here are 10 signs you are a masters swimmer.
The taper is a confusing, frustrating and hilariously joyous time. Here is a quick guide for parents on how to deal with the various stages of a tapering swimmer.
Just because so-called “swammers” may have hung up their goggles, doesn’t mean that those years of hard work were wasted. Former swimmers have spent years developing skills which can be integral to their new lives in the workforce.
We didn’t choose the distance life, the distance life chose us; by which I mean you probably became a distance swimmer when you finished a long set, your coach looked at you funny, and the next thing you knew, you were entered in the 500 at your next meet.