Articles by SwimSwam Contributors

Budapest Lane Changes Hold No Explanatory Effect On Speed

It is often the case where studies are concerned that positive results get published but negative results do not.

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A Look At The Stats From Budapest World Championships

Now that the World Championships in Budapest have come to a close, let’s take a look back at the numbers and see what’s interesting.

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Degrees of Dominance (with Peaty, Ledecky, and Sjostrom)

The numbers support what the eye can see: Adam Peaty is historically-dominant in the men’s breaststrokes.

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In Praise Of Katie Meili

And all this brings me back to Katie Meili, daughter of my old college friend. Being a sports guy, I never anticipated that Jenny Thompson or Katie Meili could achieve these things.

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USMS South Central LC Zone Championships

The USMS 2017 South Central LC Zone Chamionships meet was held at Texas A&M University on July 21-23 in a meet that saw dozens of new Zone Age Group records and one new USMS National Age Group Record.

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Video: The Secret To Breaststroke Breakouts

Breastroke pullouts. Arguably the simplest breakout a swimmer can learn. But could you have been doing them wrong this entire time?

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Sippy Woodhead’s Tips For SwimSwam Parents

Legendary swimmer Cynthia “Sippy” Woodhead broke her first world record at age 14 and won a silver medal in the 1984 Olympics six years later. She now enjoys life on deck as a swim parent.

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Things To Focus On During The Summer Season

Of course, not everyone can say they are spending their summer training for the national championship meet.

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SwimMom Musings: Long Goodbyes

Today is my birthday. My 14th Year as a swim mom and I’ll spend it at a meet.

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Greenwyche Wins RCSL City Team Title

Greenwyche Pool slipped by Jones Valley for the overall team title at the 52nd Rocket City Swim League City Meet at the Huntsville Aquatic Center Sunday.

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Video: An Olympian’s Meet Warm Up

Championship meet season is a complex time in every swimmer’s life.

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Does My Swimmer Need Private Lessons?

I’ve read that private lessons for youth sports have become a multi-billion dollar industry. Do private lessons pay off? Are they necessary?

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Rio Retrospective: The Stories Told By Statistics

Courtesy of Steven Gambino With Rio in the rear view mirror and World Championships on the horizon, we can once…

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Video: We Wore Michael Phelps’ Racing Suit

As championship meet season approaches, we’ve decided our next few videos will highlight various aspects of a championship meet environment.

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Pro Life of an Olympic Swimmer – The Jacob Pebley Brand

Jacob Pebley has emerged as one of the most elite backstrokers in the world, and he’s serious about building his brand–his pro career.

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