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What I Remember Most About Swimming in the 70s and 80s

Starlit Aquatic Club in Fairfax, VA was my swim club through the 70s and 80s. I progressed through the ranks from a skinny, mediocre eight-year-old to an internationally ranked collegiate swimmer with this club.

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What Do You Gain from Low-Impact, High-Intensity Exercise?

You can acquire the benefits of a high-intensity workout with low-impact exercises by taking your routine to the swimming pool.

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Five Reasons to Join a Summer Swim Team

March marked the official kick-off of another summer swim team season and the opening of neighborhood pools across the country! 

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The Spectacular Turnaround of the Roosevelt Island Marlins Swim Team: A Study in Resilience

Over a year ago the Roosevelt Island Marlins Swim Team, a small non-profit community-based organization run by parent volunteers, was confronted with a series of adversities that would have daunted even the most stout-hearted of competitors.

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2018 Kentucky Swimming & Diving Camps – Sign Up Today

Join the UK coaches and our student-athletes for a week of instruction, training and fun!

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Get Yourself in the Best Swimming Shape This Summer

Anyone who knows swimming, knows that running shape and swimming shape are two different animals.

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FINIS + GoSwim | Backstroke Start Wedge (Video)

The Backstroke Start Wedge is FINA-compliant and can be used during training and competition as a way for swimmers to get an explosive start without slipping. 

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2018 Michigan Wolverine Swim Camp – Sign Up Today

The Michigan Swim Camp is designed to provide each competitive swimmer with the opportunity to improve their pursuit of excellence both in and out of the pool.

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2018 Gamecock Swim Camps – Sign Up Today

Train like a GAMECOCK! Training focuses on intensive conditioning, thorough instruction and analysis of all four strokes.

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2018 Cardinal Swim Camp – Sign Up Today

Cardinal Swim Camps are open to all swimmers ages 12-18. We will focus on many areas including breakdown of all four competitive strokes, drills, starts, turns as well as goal setting, dryland training and educational lectures.

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2018 Cavalier Swim Camps – Sign Up Today

Cavalier Swim Camp offers a unique balance of intensive conditioning, thorough stroke instruction and analysis with our coaches and experienced staff.

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Before They Were Winners, They Were Beginners

Sometimes it is easy to forget that every amazing athlete, no matter their current prestige, started as a beginner and understanding how preliminary steps, lessons, and small-time races can build to the world record shattering results is its own challenge for would-be superstars. 

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Boomer Phelps to Become Swim Coach (Video)

Boomer Phelps is creating the ultimate #WaterPlaybook for his new little brother

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2018 Navy Elite Swim Camp – Sign Up Today

The Navy Swim Elite Training Camp is designed and implemented by our Navy Coaching staff to take swimmers to the next level of performance by focusing on a progressive stroke technique session, while adding an elite level pool training session to each day.

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Get Smack Strap For Better Swim Goggle Comfort

Goggles are an essential part of all competitive swimmers equipment but often if the straps are too tight or after an extended period of wearing them they can cause “swim goggle headache”.

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