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Get A Glimpse Into Michael Phelps’ Underwater Shark Cage

We’re used to seeing Michael Phelps dominating in the pool, but when the GOAT is in a shark cage, he’s the one that looks like a would-be victim of the Great White.

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Check Out Sports Books Odds On World Championships Sprint Events

See who the book makers believe will take gold in the women’s and men’s sprint events in Budapest.

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Team USA Lose A/C, Men Strip Down In Bus En Route To Budapest

Fresh off their training camp in Croatia, Team USA is en route to Budapest, but not without unexpected travel difficulties.

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“We Have Always Done It That Way”

“We have always done it that way”, is a phrase I have heard uttered far too often by coaches in response to a challenge of their training methods.

8 Swim Parent Tips to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety at Meets

What can we do to help our kids overcome anxiety when they’re racing at swim meets? When my son was in the 11-12 age group, he would get so scared at meets. I’d watch him turn pale and physically shut down.

7 Ways To Be A Better Swim PA Announcer

Nothing makes the grind of sitting through a four-hour prelim session even longer for a swim parent than listening to an annoying public address announcer – or one that cannot be clearly heard.

10 Swim Coach Stereotypes – What Type Is Your Coach?

Swim coaches coach because they love the sport and their athletes. And we love ’em right back. Here are 10 swim coach stereotypes that we see on our local pool decks.

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Lochte Joins Team Shark, Says Phelps Has No Chance In Shark Week Race

Ryan Lochte sides with the shark when Great White battles Great Gold (Michael Phelps) on the Discovery Channel on July 23rd.

Get The SwimSwam 2017 World Championships Preview Magazine

2017 FINA World Championships start in less than a week, and you can get the SwimSwam Magazine World Championships Preview as a digital issue now.

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.

Two Tips for Parents about Swim Meets – Swim Mom Wisdom

“A coach once told me that his favorite swim parents are the ones who jump in and help–wherever they are needed–and don’t expect anything in return. Keep that in mind, especially at swim meets.”

Can You Swim Faster By Caring Less?

Can we try too hard to achieve our goals in the pool? Is there a point where our passion for our swimming becomes counter-productive?

The Swimmer’s Guide to Staying Focused When It Matters

Ever catch yourself drifting off mentally? Here are 3 ways to stay focused.

Athletes Connected Creating Change and Constantly Evolving

Athletes Connected was created to provide athletes with support, coping skills and breakdown stigma surrounding mental health so that athletes would be more likely to address their mental wellness…

Beyond The Lane Lines: Adam Peaty Does Wimbledon

British superstar Adam Peaty wore a different kind of suit as he waltzed into the Royal Box of Wimbledon this week.

10 Reasons Why Swimmers Are The Best Kids

Swimming teaches our children so many life lessons on a daily basis.

Schuyler Bailar, Harvard’s Transgender Swimming Star (Video)

The journey towards swimming for the Harvard men wasn’t always an easy one, and Schuyler initially postponed his enrollment at Harvard.