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4 Tips To Let Our Children Struggle And Grow

As swim parents, most of us are extremely involved in our children’s lives. Our kids have tough schedules with practices before and after school, plus weekends spent at meets. They balance their busy swim schedules with academics and trying to have a “normal” lif

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Why Do They Swim? (Part II)

By Robert Sullivan, in the second part of a five-piece series They swim to reach goals. We all set goals…

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7 Ways Swim Meets Prepare Our Kids for the Real World

Swim meets are a world upon themselves. They can be stressful, fun and a wild roller coaster ride. If we step back and let our swimmers take over, meets can be a place for them to be responsible.

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Aussies Melanie & Chris Wright Welcome Baby Girl

Another possible Olympic swimmer has entered the world, courtesy of Aussie athletes Melanie and Chris Wright.

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10 Things Non-Swimmers Say to Swimmers

It’s hard being a swimmer sometimes, especially since, as all swimmers know, no one outside the sport understands swimming.

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9 Things You Can Learn From Your Swim Coach

What can I say about our coaches? Not a one them was perfect. My kids liked some better than others. They learned from each and every one, through good times as well as bad.

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Sugar: Get The Facts!

I was a sugar addict! I grew up with a sweet tooth for cereals, candies, pies and pastries. You name it, if it was sweet, I loved it.

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Mike Tirico To Succeed Bob Costas As NBC Olympic Host

Longtime Olympic television coverage host Bob Costas will be stepping down from his post, with Mike Tirico taking over as the main face of NBC Olympic coverage beginning in 2018.

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BP2017: Más de 3.000 nadadores masters se han inscrito para competir

El pasado 31 de enero comenzó el periodo de inscripción para el campeonato masters mundial de la FINA en Budapest, Hungría. Dicho campeonato…

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Introducing SwimSwam’s Newest Feature: Push Notifications

Do you spend your workday constantly checking SwimSwam.com for any new updates on your favorite swimmers? Do you lose sleep at night with concern you’ll miss the latest happenings in the aquatic world? Have you worn out your refresh button trying to make sure you’re the first to see our next Nathan Adrian photo gallery?

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SwimMom Musings: College Swim – Yes, It’s Worth It

Last week was another milestone in my daughter’s long swim career when her school held a signing ceremony for athletes headed to college for their sports.

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Economic Impact Of Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC)

The Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) says it has provided an economic impact to the tune of $130 million to the surrounding areas since its opening.

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Swim Club & Parents Reach Resolution In Volunteering Lawsuit

Read the resolution of last month’s dispute concerning a Canadian swimming club suing parents who allegedly failed to fulfill volunteering commitments.

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5 Things to Remember When Training with Swim Fins

Swimmers always get a little giddy when coach lets them use fins for the main set. Here are 5 things…

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5 Tips for Swim Parents to Handle Conflicts with Coaches

Have you ever questioned your kids’ coach or had a conflict? If so, how you handle situations may determine if your child benefits or is harmed from your involvement.

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