While the wisdom holds true that you cannot win a triathlon in the swim, an athlete can very easily lose it in the swim. For the strong cyclist/runner with a weaker swim, the questions is no longer if the investment in the swim is worth it, but can you afford not to make it.
If we are fortunate in our personal lives, we meet an individual or two that offer a fork in the road to our principle opportunities and purpose.
Coaches, swimmers, alumni, family and friends of the Oakville Aquatic Club gathered on December 1, 2018 to celebrate the life of Coach Dave Judd, who passed away at the start of the 2018-2019 swim season.
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One of the most vital aspects of any team, whether it is high school, club, summer or the NCAA, is creating a culture of kindness and caring – no matter what the sport.
The Butterfly is the most demanding stroke but it need not be elusive for any improver. Like any skill it gets better with practice and the teacher must have enormous patience whilst teaching and developing the stroke.
You do not have to be an expert psychologist to realize that we are more likely to repeat a pleasant experience than an unpleasant one. Unfortunately for some, a swimming experience has been upsetting, while for others, there can be some form of reluctance towards a journey into the unknown, subsequently leading to a fear of drowning irrespective of any previous experience.
Here are four things that make a swim team great. What other elements are important when choosing a team?
he Boise State swimming and diving team racked up its 24th-consecutive home victory Saturday afternoon with a 30-point win, 165-135, over the visiting Nevada Wolf Pack. Boise State’s win streak now extends into its 10th season dating back to Feb.7, 2009.
The following is an e-mail that comes to us courtesy of Ben Sutton of the Fort Wayne Swim Team. Sutton sent the…
It is very common for the thought of “Is this sport really worth it?” to cross the minds of collegiate swimmers at some point in their career. At the end of the day, we need to take the time to think about our “why.”
I love watching Adam Peaty and Lilly King do breaststroke. It is the new breaststroke. You might call it a high octane breaststroke, as it is a powerful technique. This new breaststroke should be fast in both tempo and speed.
Your kids will be happy, well-adjusted, self-sufficient and swim about the same or better than if you are overly involved.
In delivering the message that Paralympic medalists are to be awarded at the same level as Olympic medalists, treating Paralympians as equals, the USOC has taken a crucial step to shift the perspective on the Paralympic movement in the United States. This is a win for all disabled people in America.
In 2017 Hungary held its biggest ever sporting event when it hosted the 17th FINA Swimming World Championships.