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4 College Recruiting Tips for Club Swim Coaches

Here are “four tips” that coaches can help their swimmers with the college recruiting process.

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When is My Club Swim Coach Going to Get Me Recruited?

“Helping swimmers and parents through the recruiting process is a full time job, and you can’t expect your club coach to do everything that is necessary to help you get recruited.”

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10 Signs You’re a Retired Swimmer

#10 When someone asks you if you miss competitive swimming, it’s never a straightforward ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer.

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How to Find a Good College Swim Team

It is pretty easy to find a strong swimming school by looking at the rankings, but what about all of the other schools that are not consistently ranked. How do you determine if a school has a good swim program and if it is headed in the right direction?

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10 Things I Notice While Swimming Masters

10 things I notice while swimming masters rather than cheering from the sidelines.

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The 7 Types of Slackers on every Swim Team

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!

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What’s next for Reece Whitley? Q&A with Penn Charter Aquatic Club coach Crystal Coleman

We caught up with Whitley’s coach Crystal Coleman of the Penn Charter Aquatic Club to get some insights into Whitley’s training and the duo’s plans for the coming season.

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23 Common Mistakes Swimmers Make That Undermine Their Training

23 Common Mistakes Swimmers Make That Undermine Their Training

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Secrets of College Recruiting: Why Race Video Matters

You don’t have to win or even go a best time or have perfect strokes, starts or turns, but you do have to RACE. Coaches want to see you race.

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5 Tips for Soon to be Collegiate Swimmers

What you do this summer and the first couple months of college is crucial in setting yourself up for a good freshman year.

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How to Invite Yourself For a College Recruiting Visit

Contributor, Rick Paine, is a friend and an expert on the college recruiting process. He is also the Director of Swimming…

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Shout from the Stands: Strong is the New Beautiful

“Body image is an inescapable part of our society, but too often mainstream culture focuses on two categories: overweight and skinny.”

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5 Tips for Swim Parents on How to Encourage Your Swimmer

I was asked recently by a new swim parent on how to motivate your swimmer. The short answer is that you cannot motivate your child. Motivation comes from within.

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Amherst Gets Commit from Massachusetts’ Kasion Ifill

Amherst gets a big commit from sprint freestyler Kaison Ifill of Massachusetts.

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How To Ramp Up Strength Training

Like most things in sports, doing the same exact strength training you did last season may not help you improve. To continue to get better, you need to challenge your body to learn more complex movements.

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