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What a Swimmer Does When The Going Gets Tough

What happens when we find ourselves struggling for weeks, months, or even an entire season just to improve? How do we know that we can achieve another best time or record-breaking swim?

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8 Reasons Why Swimming Makes You a Better Parent

As supportive swim parents, we rearrange calendars and vacations to accommodate the swim schedule. What do we get in return? Here are eight reasons why swimming makes you a better parent.

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12 Signs You Should Be Open Water Swimming

Open Water swimming is similar to pool swimming because, well, you’re swimming…but that’s where the similarities end. If you can recognize yourself in any or all of the following, then maybe you should be open water swimming.

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6 Things You Can Learn From An Age Group Swimmer

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.

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10 Words That Have a Completely Different Meaning to Swimmers

There is no doubt that swimming, like any sport, has its own specialized vocabulary. But there are also some everyday words that have a completely different meaning to swimmers.

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Going Back to the Drawing Board

When the championship meet is over—whether it’s the Olympics, NCAA’s, junior nationals, high school championships, or anything in between—swimmers need…

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5 Reasons To Swim DIII In College

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.

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Congratulations! You finished college swimming, now what?

By the time college swimming is over, you’re in the last 3 months of your college career, expected to graduate and become a productive member of society. Here are “5 things” to help you in this process.

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USOC concerned about cuts to NCAA non-revenue sports, per Yahoo

Shortly after the exciting, action-packed conclusions to the men’s and women’s NCAA swimming & diving seasons, college swimming fans got some sobering commentary from Yahoo Sports and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC).

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5 things backstrokers must do

World Championships siliver medalist David Plummer offers his advice to backstrokers. How many of you actually do “point five” on a regular basis?

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7 Reasons Why Hiring a Swimmer Will Enhance Your Company

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.

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Photo Vault: Texas Longhorns Celebrate 2015 NCAA Team Title

Thanks to Tim Binning – theswimpictues.com – for these great swimming photos.

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For Swimmers This Could Be Your Dream Business

Are you a swim fan? Are you an entrepreneur? Well now you can be both. Welcome to SwimLabs, the revolutionary way to blend lessons, aquatic training, and exercise, plus the sale of swim merchandise, all in a easy to maintain, state of the art location.

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2015 Men’s NCAA Championships Day 1 Prelims Photo Vault

Many thanks to Tim Binning – theswimpictures.com – for these swimming photos.

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4 Hacks for Faster Prelims Racing

Many swimmers find it harder to race fast in the morning for a number of reasons. Let’s discuss the 4 things you can do to gear up for a clutch morning performance, and ultimately, a dynamite finals session.

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