SwimSwam Pulse: 63% Predict Quadruple Gold For Sjostrom

Almost two-thirds of voters predicted that Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom would win four gold medals at the 2017 World Championships.


Things To Focus On During The Summer Season

Of course, not everyone can say they are spending their summer training for the national championship meet.

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SwimMom Musings: Long Goodbyes

Today is my birthday. My 14th Year as a swim mom and I’ll spend it at a meet.


6 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Swim in College

When my kids started swimming, college was light-years away. I noticed many of our team’s older kids went on to swim in college… When my kids got older, it dawned on me that we should check out college swimming, too.


A 4-Time Olympian’s Thoughts on How to Prepare Kids for College

“I had the pleasure of talking with Jill Sterkel, four-time Olympian, gold medalist and former head coach of University of Texas women’s swim team… As a coach, she had lots of experience with incoming freshman, plus she’s a parent.”


7 Ways to Develop a Killer Pre-Race Routine to Swim Out of Your Mind

Ready to build a delightfully awesome pre-race routine to help you swim at your maximum at your next big meet? Start here.


Staying True to Your Goals: The 4 Stages of Swimming Awesomeness

Achieving big stuff can be confusing and frustrating. Here are the 4 stages that every swimmer goes through on their way to achieving their goals.

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The Swimmer’s 3-Step Strategy for Dealing with a Poor Performance

Even the elite swimmers have bad swims. Here is a simple, yet extremely powerful, 3 step plan for dealing with a poor swim.

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USA Swimming’s Hinchey To Compete In Irish Cancer Charity Event

According to Galway BayFM, the newly-appointed USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey is set to do a 13km charity swim later…

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Caeleb Dressel U.S. World Championship Trials Photo Vault

Caeleb Dressel’s final event at U.S. World Trials, the 50m free (21.53), marked his third win of the meet. With four individual events qualified for World Championships, Dressel has a ton of potential relays.


Maine Swimming Next LSC to Ban Young Swimmers from Wearing Tech Suits

10 and unders won’t be allowed to wear tech suits at any Maine Swimming meets, while 11-12’s can only wear them at specified championship meets.


Does My Swimmer Need Private Lessons?

I’ve read that private lessons for youth sports have become a multi-billion dollar industry. Do private lessons pay off? Are they necessary?


His Suspension Over, Ryan Lochte is Ready to Get Back to Work

Ryan Lochte announced via social media today that his suspension had ended and that he was ready to get back…


USA Swimming World Team Trials Day 4 Photo Vault

WOW!  No post-Olympic letdown in Indianapolis as day 4 brought more fast swims, new breakouts and t of some of the return…

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The Lochte Rule Is The Worst Rule In Sports

Right now, swimming has the worst rule in all of sports. If FINA is truly trying to grow the sport among fans and sponsors, getting rid of it wouldn’t be a bad place to start.