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NCAA Swimmers: How to Mentally Approach the Upcoming Season

I’ve spent the past several years working with NCAA D1 swim programs, first at Florida Gulf Coast University and now…

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Shouts From The Stands: Barriers Facing Women Coaches

The lack of women coaches is not the problem, it is a reflection of a problem. That problem is a culture that does not value and support women.

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Florida State Swimmer McKenna Keith Diagnosed With Cancer

FSU senior McKenna Keith has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and her teammates have set up a GoFundMe account to raise money for her rent payments.

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SwimMom Musings: Crazy Love

To become a leader in this sport and to inspire others to pursue the dream, swimming needs athletes with a “Crazy Love.”

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Shout from the Stands: Is There Something Wrong With Me?

At times, you may feel like you are the worst swimmer on your team. You think that there must be something wrong with you. You are putting in the work just like they are, but you aren’t seeing the results.

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SEC Champion Maddy Banic Opens Up About Mental Health

In a blog post on Tuesday, Banic explained being taken away in an ambulance from the 2017 NCAA Championships and her absence from the Tennessee roster for the first-half of last season.

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Get The 2018 College Preview SwimSwam Magazine Here

You can get the 2018 COLLEGE PREVIEW through Oct 17th. OUR THEME: How to be a Student Athlete. We also rank the TOP 50 2018-19 NCAA SWIMMERS, and we deliver our first POWER RANKINGS, projecting who will be the 2019 NCAA Championship team.

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CrossFit Versus Swim Meets

See how this swimmer ventured into the world of CrossFit competitions.

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6 Things Parents Like to Do at Meets

Some parents love meets, while others not so much. Here’s are six ways to get more enjoyment out of swim meets.

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8 Reasons Why Women Coaches Matter

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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Cate Campbell to ‘Keyboard Warriors’: ‘It’s Time We Talked’

Australian world record-holder Cate Campbell penned an open letter this week, addressing “keyboard warriors” – or the fans and internet commenters critical of her swimming performances, specifically her showing at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 65% Pick Men’s 100 Fly Record To Fall in 2019

Almost two-thirds of voters predicted that the men’s 100 fly world record was mostly likely to fall in our latest poll, which picked four relatively difficult – but possible – records to be broken next year.

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How to Bounce Back When You Fail

Success in swimming isn’t accomplished with the battles you win inside the pool. Success in swimming is accomplished with the battles you win outside the pool; how you emotionally cope with big races, how you handle the challenges and obstacles of competitive swimming, and most importantly, how you mentally respond to the failures that you experience.

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Swimming Australia Appoints Athlete Well-Being & Engagement Mgr

Former Australian Dolphins swimmer Linley Frame has been appointed to Swimming Australia’s newly created role of ‘Athlete Well-being and Engagement Manager.’

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Why Swimmers (and Parents) Should Take A Break

Hopefully your kids have time off between school and the pool, but even if they don’t, the time off from swimming will make their first school days easier.

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