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Ten Tips From A Used-To-Be Timid Swimmer

Courtesy of Avery Manbeck 1. Get to know your teammates. 4 a.m. sucks a little less when you’re swimming with…

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Getting Organized To Swim In College

Becoming a college swimming recruit can be an intimidating process, especially if you and your swimmer are just getting started. It is never too late to start, though, and it is often helpful to break it down into manageable segments.


Video: How To Get A Baller Butterfly

There’s no more daunting a stroke to swim than butterfly. It’s a stroke where no matter how much you’ve trained or how strong you are, you can lose it with a few strokes of thrashing.

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SwimMom Musings: The Final Lap

Soon it will be May and the final days of your senior year will be a memory. They are flying by at a rapid pace with every week bringing a new last time.

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4 Reasons Why Kids Should Go To Swim Camp

With summer around the corner, it’s time to think about swim camp. When my kids were younger, they loved going to swim camp at the University of Southern California.

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Inside Look – Texas Men’s 2017 NCAA Championship

Texas Men’s Swimming had an incredible year. Chris Ritter, host of the RITTER Sports Performance Podcast, interviewed one of their…

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Video: What Your Mesh Bag Is Missing

We are huge fans of using fins in practice. The main reason we train with them is to simulate real-life racing speeds with less effort.

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Kara Lynn Joyce Launches Girls Leadership Summit

Three-time Olympian Kara Lynn Joyce has announced the first-ever LEAD Sports Summit for teenage female swimmers, which will take place…


Should Ryan Lochte Be Allowed To Swim At U.S. Masters Nationals?

What is your opinion on Ryan Lochte swimming at the U.S. Masters meet? Should Lochte swim or not swim?


6 Things That Happen After A Year Off Of Swimming

As many of you know, taking time out of the sport of swimming can be tough. Getting back into the sport of swimming…even tougher.


FINIS Set Of The Week: Next Level Age Group Training

Today’s FINIS Set of the Week comes from James Harasym. James was a competitive swimmer for 12 years for Three Village…

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Penny Oleksiak Named 2016 Syl Apps Athlete Of The Year

The Ontario Sports Hall of Fame is proud to recognize Penny Oleksiak as the 2016 Syl Apps Ontario Athlete of…

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Las Vegas Swim Club To Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Las Vegas is known for its glitz and glamour, but what most people don’t know is that in the jewel…

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Never Too Old To Dream: Battling Through The Pain

It’s now been about a year and a half since I started trying to swim competitively, and I’ve been laid up for the past three months or so.


3 Reasons Why Swim Parents Get A Bad Rap

Here are three traits that make swim parents the best—but can cause problems if left unchecked


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