No matter how in love you may be with the sport of swimming, training is not always going to be rainbows and butterflies. Here are 5 quotes to remember when tackling training…
During recruiting, my swimmer talked to coaches by email, phone and in person. Coaches shared great advice about college recruiting and things to consider in making a decision. Here are seven tips about college recruiting from a variety of coaches:
If, for any reason, you have not made a massive swim cap, it is time to get started. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Here are 15 reminders why our sport kicks a metric ton of butt.
#1 Goggles? Whoever heard of racing in goggles?
“They will probably never win an important trophy – nor do they need to – but they always know how to fully harness their resources.”
From elite age grouper to Olympian fast swimmers understand things differently than the rest of the athletes in the pools. Here are 5 fundamental things fast swimmers get.
To all aspiring college level swimmers out there, here are 10 things you should know about the college recruiting process.
#1 – The Manatee. You’ll notice the lifeguard paying particularly special attention to this individual, who floats along lifelessly with the tiny current of the pool. Favorite strokes include floating on the back, and floating on the front.
Swim season seems to last forever until you are officially a “swammer” and sometimes it doesn’t even stop there. If you have non-swimmer friends, show them this breakdown to explain the 5 Stages of the Swim Season.
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.
Having a good attitude with your training and competition is an easy way to make the grind and chase a little easier. Here are 5 daily mental habits for success in the water for swimmers.
Here’s a 25 tip breakdown for swimmers on how to stay motivated for the long haul of a typical season.
Back in the 1970s, the University of Tennessee Swimming and Diving team was a force to be reckoned with in the SEC. The force behind the VOLS swimming program was Coach Ray Bussard.