Watch The Phelps Vs. Shark: Battle For Ocean Supremacy Promo Video

Just one question: How many gold medals does the shark have?


Rio Retrospective: The Stories Told By Statistics

Courtesy of Steven Gambino With Rio in the rear view mirror and World Championships on the horizon, we can once…


TRC Way Of Communication: Swim Talker

Communication is always a key to successful teaching, particularly when the students are spending most of the time with their ears under water.

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Swimming With SVT: Rebecca Soni’s Story

Kyle Chalmers of Australia recently pulled out of the World Championships to deal with SVT, a heart condition with which American breaststroker Rebecca Soni is all too familiar.

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Movie Producer Mark Vahradian: Life After Swimming in Hollywood

Mark Vahradian has deep swimming roots. He’s a Mission Viejo alum and former Division I IMer at Duke University. As a movie producer, he’s the real deal, producing tentpole franchises. See producer Vahradian and actor Josh Duhamel on the set of Transformers: The Last Knight.


Merits Of Meditative Swimming

You will feel better doing this type of swim than anything else you have ever done in a swimming pool.


Pro Life of an Olympic Swimmer – The Jacob Pebley Brand

Jacob Pebley has emerged as one of the most elite backstrokers in the world, and he’s serious about building his brand–his pro career.

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You’re never too old to swim summer league! (Video)

Sometimes summer league attracts, or just plain encourages, competition all the way through senior year of high school. This begs the question.


The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

This year on June 22 3-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines led the swim lesson at the Aquatica in Sea World. Olympic bronze medalist Tom Wilkens was in attendance at the event in New Jersey and Janet Evans emceed the event in Orange County. The goal is to reach out to as many people as possible to actively reduce the risk of drowning in the water.

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Have You Used Indicators To Help You Believe In Yourself?

The dictionary defines indicator- as something “to give evidence of.” Have you ever used indicators to help you believe in yourself and get mentally ready for a big meet?

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Phelps, Murphy, Ledecky, Manuel & Hosszu Score ESPY Nominations

Check out the swimmers among this year’s ESPY nominees…hint, one is known as the GOAT.


SwimSwam Pulse: 72% Oppose World Cup Entry Caps

An overwhelming majority of SwimSwam voters disagreed with FINA’s new World Cup rules, which will limit each swimmer to 4 individual races per World Cup stop.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Meet Penny Oleksiak’s Animal Family

Beyond the Lane Lines catches you up on the latest stories outside the pool, including from whom Olympic gold medalist Penny Oleksiak gets love after a long practice.


The Dark Side Of Time

Time has remained the ‘golden’ measure of a swimmer’s success, i.e. it provides a coach with quantifiable feedback on whether the swimmer has swum faster or slower since their previous performance.


The Body In Swimming: The Dogma Of Lactic Acid

While watching the recent Scottish National Championships, I couldn’t help but notice the continued use of ‘lactic acid’ testing inflicted on a large number of swimmers immediately after their race.