Lifestyle

Are You Creating an Environment for Success in the Pool?

How successful we are in sport and in life is often as a result of the environment around us. Here are some tips for building an environment that promotes high performance swimming.

  3 Comments

SwimSwam Pulse: 93% Like Omaha, But 55% Would Like New Trials Host

An overwhelming amount of voters said they liked Omaha as an Olympic Trials host, but more than half of respondents said they’d like the meet to move to a new city.

  12 Comments

Beyond The Lane Lines: Catch Up On Stories Outside The Pool

A swimcest break-up and a baby boy birthday highlight our first edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

  5 Comments

Michael Phelps in Baywatch With The Rock Dwayne Johnson

Olympic medalist Michael Phelps appears in a commercial promoting the summer popcorn film, Baywatch.

  5 Comments

6 Rules To Grow Your Swim Club

For most clubs and coaches, we are faced with a need to grow to support either the club’s financials or its mission.

  1 Comment

Taking Your Young Athlete to the Next Level of Performance

By Joanne M. Koury, M.Ed. CLIMB, SWING, JUMP, THROW, REACH AND HANG…ever watch young children play in a playground equipped…

  Comment First!

10 Reasons Why Swim Moms Are the Best Moms

Courtesy of Elizabeth Wickham I know firsthand the sacrifices swim moms make, even though we may have different degrees of…

  5 Comments

I Miss My Mom

Perhaps one of the reasons so many freshmen struggle in college is the physical absence of a mother. Having a…

  3 Comments

The Heroic Swimmer

Editorial by Imelda Wistey Being an athlete consists of small feats in the pursuit of greatness. Many of these feats…

  Comment First!

High School Senior Launches Online Support System for Swimmers

Press Release submitted by Swimmers 4 Healing and Hope. In just over a month, I will graduate from high school. …

  1 Comment

Dynamo Alum Seeking Memories of Coach Turcotte

As the American swimming community is still in mourning over the loss last week of Dynamo Swim Club and anointed…

  1 Comment

6 Tips for Swim Parents When Their Swimmer Says “I Don’t Have a Life!”

Maybe you’ll be one of the lucky ones and you’ll never hear your child complain, “I don’t have a life!” With heavy loads of homework, demanding practices and long meets, your child may face ongoing conflicts with his or her schedule.

  10 Comments

Welcome to the New Age of Recruiting: 25 Juniors Committed Already

When Missy Franklin committed to Cal as a high school junior, she was a unique case. In 2017, early commitments are becoming the norm.

  53 Comments

7 Things Swimmers Should Start Doing

Without change it can be difficult to make progress. Here are 7 things swimmers can do to inflict some serious progress this season.

  10 Comments

Why The Fundamental Law of Drag Matters in Swimming

Gary Hall Sr: “I consider frontal drag the number one enemy of the swimmer. In the medium of our sport, water, which is about 800 times denser than air, drag forces impact the speed of a swimmer at significantly lower speeds than in air.”

  7 Comments