Articles by SwimSwam Contributors

Swimming Found To Reduce Risk Of Premature Death By 28%

We found that participation in swimming was associated with 28% lower risk of premature death from any cause.

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FINIS Set Of The Week: Transitioning To Long Course

As a former swimmer, long course was always my much better of the two version.

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SwimMom Musings: Be an Original

As I am preparing to become a college swim mom and people are asking me about whether year-round swimming is worth it.

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Video: How To Win An Open Water Race

Open Water is one of those circumstances where it may seem very simple to translate your skills from the pool to the ocean (lake, river, pond, etc), but it’s not.

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6 Rules To Grow Your Swim Club

For most clubs and coaches, we are faced with a need to grow to support either the club’s financials or its mission.

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The Heroic Swimmer

Editorial by Imelda Wistey Being an athlete consists of small feats in the pursuit of greatness. Many of these feats…

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Managing and Navigating the College Placement Process

Courtney Bartholomew swam for 4 years at the University of Virginia, where she amassed 19 All-American awards. She was the…

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What Is The Best Streamline?

For years, at The Race Club, we have been teaching that with regard to the streamline position, Michael Phelps had it right.

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5 Tips For Swim Parents About Handling Conflicts

We want our kids to be successful, happy and get the attention they deserve on their swim team. However, conflicts can arise on the team because of poor communication between coaches and parents, swimmers and coaches, or between kids.

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Video: Two Strokes, One Drill

Who would have thought that you could fix two strokes with just one drill.

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RITTER Sports Performance Kicks Off 2017 Swim Strength Summit

Starting tomorrow (May 9th), RITTER Sports Performance is kicking off the 2017 Swim Strength Summit!

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Two World Records & Five Italians Records Broken In Giugliano

Two World Records and five Italian Records arrived after almost 1,200 races of 640 athletes (over 700 subscribers) who came…

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The Waters Recede: The Legacy Of North Dakota Swim & Dive

A legacy of UND Swimming and Diving came to an abrupt end this spring. To say I am disappointed by the decision is an understatement.

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Video: How To Fix Your Freestyle Sweep

We are psyched to be in South Florida for the remainder of the summer. That means our videos have a change of venue.

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Who Are These People And Why Did They DQ My Kid?

As a swim parent, have you ever wondered about the people standing around the pool, by the blocks, at the corners and the 15-meter mark?

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