Swim dads are the unsung heroes of swimming and without them, teams would have a tough time staying afloat.
If nothing else, I wish to remind all swimmers that they are a special breed of athlete. Whatever you do, try not to put yourself in a situation that renders you handicapped, incapable, or inferior to your regular self.
Our apologies for the week off! With all of the crazy weather that comes through South Florida, sometimes we do wish we were training indoors.
Seriously, we’ve all heard it, we’ve all fought it. The dreaded “this is our first call for timers”.
With age group championship meets around the corner, I have heartwarming memories from our team’s send-off parties for our Junior Olympic and National level swimmers.
Watching my child add a ton of time in a race, which has happened more than once, I’ve wondered, “Why are we here? Why did we come to this meet?”
To be completely honest, the first thing that goes through my head most mornings when I wake up at 4:45 AM is “oh my gosh, is my alarm seriously already going off?”.
FINA announced recently that it would cap the number of events each swimmer could enter at a single World Cup stop at four.
Pool swimming is controlled. Open water swimming is not.
Whether you have been certain you want to swim in college since you were young, or you’re still vacillating on the decision, the question always arises: when should I begin the research to swim in college?
This week we were joined by Erik Risolvato to set the record straight about starts. We are going to teach you how to have a kickass start.
If your child’s dream is to swim in college or make it to Olympic Trials, you’ll want to find a team who has a culture that’s competitive and hard working, as well as fun.
MARIPOSA is the Spanish word for Butterfly and at the just concluded 2017 Neville Alexander Memorial Swim Meet in Kingston, Jamaica, national age group standout Zaneta Alvaranga set new 11-12 age group marks in the 50 metre butterfly event.
Perhaps more than any other sport, swimming is truly a family affair.
One of the most common mistakes I see in backstroke is with the pulling motion. Most backstrokers pull with an arm that is relatively straight, as if the arm were an oar pulling through the water.