swimmer

8 Things to Help You Get Psyched Up

Natalie Coughlin gets psyched up to swim like few other in history, as is evidenced by her Olympic success. What can you do to experience the same? (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

  7 Comments

The Decalogue Of The Good Swimmer

With the following suggestions, my sole intention is to provide some ideas to help our young athletes and future champions improve their level and be more competitive.

  2 Comments

How to Feed An American Swimmer in Paris

“By the time we boarded the plane for France, we were feeling pretty confident that all details had been handled. But we were wrong. We had overlooked an essential aspect of traveling with SwimBoy. Caloric intake.”

  10 Comments

6 Excuse-Busting Tips for Swimmers

Elite swimmers recognize the value in having ultimate accountability with their swimming. Here are 6 tips for busting the excuse-making loop.

  5 Comments

6 Ways to Think Like a Top-Flight Swimmer

Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian has it. Here are 6 ways that you can adopt the mindset of an elite swimmer.

  2 Comments

Lessons From Legends, Mary T. Meagher

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.

  34 Comments

10 Things Every Swimmer Does (But Would Never Admit to Doing)

#3 – Daydreaming about tormenting that person who always taps your feet but never passes you.

  38 Comments

6 Tips for Surviving Sharing a Lane with a Public Swimmer

Learn 6 different tips for surviving your next session at your local public swim.

  14 Comments

15 Swimmer Stereotypes We Love and Hate

15 Swimmer Stereotypes we love and hate. Which one are you?

  147 Comments

Swimmers at High Risk for Becoming Noseblind

Swimmers are among a group of people deeply threatened by the possibility of going noseblind. By continual exposure to chlorine odor, swimmers actually lose the ability to smell chlorine.

  1 Comment

5 ways to survive a challenge swim set

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:

  Comment First!

5 Ways Your Local Pool Benefits Competitive Swimming

These are our local community pools, country clubs, YMCA’s and learn-to-swim programs, all of which laid the groundwork for some of the greatest athletes of all time. As competitive swimmers who have “moved on” to bigger things, we should always respect the roles of these organizations.

  Comment First!

25 Thoughts Every Swimmer Has During Meet Warm Up

Anthony Ervin gets sage warm up advice from Coach Jack Roach…

  4 Comments

The 12 Swimmers You See at Your Local Swim Meets

Here are 12 of the swimmers you see on deck at your local swim meet. Where do you fit in?

  33 Comments