Getting Back Into The Swimming State Of Mind

Labor Day marked my two-year anniversary of when I started training to swim competitively at the age of 53.

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4 Tips for Swim Parents on Why We Shouldn’t Coach Our Kids

If you are a coach and your son or daughter is on your team, this article is not for you. This is for us on the sidelines, the parents who give their swimmers tips, thinking we’ll help our kids improve. This is where the old adage, “coaches coach, swimmers swim and parents parent” comes into play.


Conor Dwyer Leads 7th Inning Stretch at Chicago Cubs Game

At Friday night’s Cubs game, Illinois native Conor Dwyer led the Wrigley Field crowd in a raucous rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.”


The Key To Happiness: Naked Swimming

 It is a new concept for swimming in the ocean – feeling free and one with nature.


“Butt-Dialing Michael Phelps Changed My Life”

Michael Phelps is among the rare swimmers, or Olympic athletes in general, who transcend the sports in which they compete…


Setting Goals: Short, Medium And Long Term

We begin every camp at The Race Club by helping each swimmer in setting goals: a short term, medium term and a long term goal.

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Opinion: Stop NCAA Hazing & Drinking Events Or NCAA Will Stop Swimming

Which is more essential to the proverbial “college experience”: forced binge drinking fests with incoming freshmen or having the swim team remain a part of your college athletic department?


A Swimmer’s Folly

Her stomach is twisted in anticipation; years of time in the pool have lead up to this moment. The music is raging in her ears, yet, the roar of the crowed is greater still.


Shirley Babashoff To Headline Southern Pacific Masters Clinic

The 2017 Southern Pacific Masters Swimming Coaches Clinic will feature Olympic gold medalist Shirley Babashoff and legendary coaches Mark Schubert and Jim Montrella.

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Introducing Caeleb ‘Mr. Two Bits’ Dressel

Florida Gator Caeleb Dressel will be in the spotlight of a different sort, leading the traditional pre-game cheer at Saturday’s Florida home football game at ‘The Swamp’ against Tennessee.


How to Swim Faster By Being a Rock Star Teammate

Swimming may be an individual sport, but we train as a team. Here are a few ways to foster an environment where everyone succeeds.


Former Swimmers Name Pool For Renowned Coach Randy Reese

The latest accolade for International Swimming Hall of Fame coach Randy Reese is perhaps the most personal of them all: a battalion of Reese’s former swimmers from Episcopal High School and the University of Florida have contributed funds to name Episcopal’s 50-M pool in his honor.


Viking Invades Practice at Northwest Arkansas Aquatics (NWAA) Sharks

The Viking recently stopped in and tried to keep up with the NWAA Sharks in Bentonville, Arkansas. Thank Odin it was a recovery day.

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Phelps Reflects On London 200 Fly: I Got What I Deserved

“The 200-metre butterfly final at London haunted me for a long time,” says Michael Phelps when speaking at a recent event in Dubai.


Nathan Adrian’s 3 Favorite Exercises

Nathan’s top three “Bridge exercises” are the Weighted Pull Up, the Hex Bar Dead Lift and the Disc Freestyle Slide.