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.
Marcus has lost almost 300 pounds. He started simply, by walking and making better eating decisions. After some progress, he turned to triathlon and then to IRONMAN events.
Early on the morning of Nov 13th, 2018, Cameron Bellamy completed his swim in 40 hours and 43 minutes, a full circumnavigation around the island of Barbados.
My 13-year-old daughter doesn’t always respond well or appreciate what I say to her after she races. Do you have any suggestions about offering praise or making comments about swims?
Remember, “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” You can do it. Never give up.
At some point, we need to step back a bit and let our kids take control of their lives, while hovering a few feet away, hoping it all works out.