I have experience at making mistakes as a swim parent. Fifteen years of it. I put together this list of things parents do that drive our kids and coaches crazy—with help from my daughter.
Swimming is far more than just a sport for many of us. Here are just a few of the endless reasons that I swim.
Why do kids quit swimming? The number one reason: “It’s no longer fun.” Kids would rather do something else. A former coach told me he lost many high school swimmers once they started dating or got a car.
A sports-related study’s findings recently presented at the UK’s Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health’s annual conference may have you re-thinking what you’re putting into your on-deck hydration bottle.
There are fewer things more frustrating to a swimmer than injury. Here are 5 tips to bounce back from an injury.
It didn’t happen overnight, but there was one day I realized we’d made the leap to become a full on “swim family.”
Freestyle kick butterfly is not easy to do, but if done properly with a consistent kick and with fins, a swimmer can feel the surge forward as he or she throws the head down and swings the arms forward after each breath.
Swimming – and sport in general – offers a rich proving ground for developing mental training skills that can serve you a great deal of good outside of the pool. Here are 6 hacks for getting the most of that grey mush between your ears.
As he alluded to in his latest Facebook Live post earlie.r this week, 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps is indeed training for 2032….however, completely unlike any training he’s done in the past
FINA President Julio Maglione is up for re-election this July at the age of 81-years-old. Maglione has already served two terms as President and is hoping to hold on for another four years. But should he be allowed to?
Almost two-thirds of respondents predicted Katie Ledecky to win the 2017 Pro Swim Series, despite Melanie Margalis holding a 6-point lead with two stops to go.
If your friends don’t swim, they will never truly understand you. You spend hours and hours every day with your swim…
Athletes entering the workforce face unique challenges. Consider the following on how to maximise your odds of success.
Becoming a collegiate swimmer can be extremely stressful and busy. It can be hard to balance class, homework, practice, meets…
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