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Get The Summer Preview SwimSwam Magazine With The Caeleb Dressel And Ryan Lochte Cover

2018 Summer Preview prints mid May. Our theme is summer heart, The Sprint Issue. Inside this massive magazine you will enjoy profiles on the biggest sprinters in history. As always, the Summer Preview will breakdown the biggest meets of the summer, providing you the what, why and how to enjoy them.

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YNats Swimmers Honor Shooting Victim Dworett With Devotional, Banner

Swimmers at the YMCA National Championships put their competitive rivalries aside last week to create a memorial devotional and banner for Nick Dworet, the high school senior and swimmer slain in a school shooting in February.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Improving Your Mental Skills

People commonly see yoga as a series of physical skills that improve strength, mobility and body awareness. Yoga is also an incredible way to work on your mental skills while developing your physical abilities…

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SwimSwam Pulse: 60% Agree With Ledecky’s Decision To Turn Pro

6 out of 10 voters in our most recent poll agree with Katie Ledecky’s timing to turn pro after two collegiate seasons.

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When Your Child Doesn’t Want To Go To Practice

As swim parents, there may be an afternoon or early morning when our children don’t want to
go to practice.

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The Day I Quit Swimming

As most of the girls on my team know, I have a theory that if you don’t want to quit swimming at least twice a week you’re not working hard enough.

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Mental Health for Coaches: Creating an Active Lifestyle

Coaching is a demanding job and can drain your physical, mental and emotional energy. One way to restore that energy is through exercise.

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8 Swimming Milestones You Will Never Forget

Here are 8 common milestones that every competitive swimmer will pass during their journey within the sport.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Focusing on the Fundamentals

Yoga is an amazing supplement to a swimmer’s core training program. Like any other activity you need to have a strong foundation and focus on the fundamentals to ensure your practice is effective…

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SwimSwam Pulse: 75% Pick Dressel’s 17.63 As Most Impressive of NCAAs

In a shocking runaway of votes, SwimSwam voters overwhelmingly picked Caeleb Dressel’s 17.63 in the 50 free as the most impressive swim of men’s NCAAs. That that swim won the poll isn’t a surprise, but the winning margin might be. More than three-quarters of votes went to Dressel’s 50 – in fact, that event tallied ten times more votes than any of the other four events on the ballot.

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I Might Not Be The Best, But I’m The Most Fun

If you watched any of this year’s Winter Olympics, the name Adam Rippon probably sounds familiar.

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6 Toxic Thoughts Every Swimmer Should Drop

Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop.

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6 Tips To Encourage Parent Volunteers

Swimming has more parent involvement than many other sports—especially if you have a team that relies on hosting meets for some of its budget.

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Doing The Math For Open Water Swim Racing

Swimming technique to me is an equation. S= D+P+L+T . Swimming = Depth + Power + Length + Tempo.

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Open Water Swim Sighting – Technique, Drills & Tips To Swim Straight

Your nemeses . . . . the sun, the waves, buoys too far apart or dropped by the pack; what should you do?

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