Lifestyle

SwimMom Musings: Be an Original

As I am preparing to become a college swim mom and people are asking me about whether year-round swimming is worth it.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 48% Pick Florida to Outscore USC, Georgia At M NCAAs

Nearly half of voters picked a retooled Florida team to top USC and Georgia at this winter’s men’s NCAA Championships.

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SwimMom Musings: It’s All About Family

Perhaps more than any other sport, swimming is truly a family affair.

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Shout from the Stands: What’s Missing from the Hazing Conversation

Hazing still occurs all over the country even with efforts such as anti-hazing contracts, education, warnings, and consequences. So, what are we missing?

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Shout from the Stands: Fluidity Over Force

In swimming, going with the flow is both proverbial and literal as the water works with you or against you.

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Make The Most Of Swimming’s Badges Of Honor

We need to hold on to the ‘Badges of Honor’ our sport offers, sometimes under the radar, that make us persist, pursue and excel on a physical and mental level.

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SwimMom Musings: 5 Things I’ve Learned Being a Swim Mom

“I have been a swim mom for as long as I can remember. Early mornings, wet towels, and broken goggles have been mainstays of my life for more than 13 years.”

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3 Mental Tips for Having a Great Practice

As a swimmer, you train and practice much more than you actually compete, so being able to get yourself into the right frame of mind and get the most out of yourself in a practice is key.

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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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Mike Burton & the “Fast 66”: How Hard Work Shows You What is Possible

Swimmers are prisoners of what they think is possible. Here’s a lesson in how hard work in the pool helps you to redefine what you are capable of in the water.

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With Water Cooler & Floating Desks, Check Out The Pool Office (Video)

Making office work look like fun, this ‘pool office’ video will help you get through your day.

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Cate Campbell’s Golden Return Earns Sportswoman Of The Year

Sprint ace Cate Campbell has earned Australia’s Sportswoman of the Year honors at the nation’s annual Woman in Sports Awards

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SwimMom Musings: What Is A Coach

Literally thousands of articles have been written about what qualities you find in the very best swim coaches. Having been around this sport for 14 years, I have seen my share of all types of coaches.

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Shout From the Stands: Swimming Without Limits

It has been a difficult journey to get where I am at today, but I have met some of the most amazing people through this journey. I have learned that with hard work and a positive outlook you can achieve anything.

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Beyond the Lane Lines: Gould Is Golden, Atkinson Honored

Read about what’s happening with swim stars Freya Anderson of Great Britain, Alia Atkinson of Jamaica and more in the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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