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The Heroic Swimmer

Editorial by Imelda Wistey Being an athlete consists of small feats in the pursuit of greatness. Many of these feats…

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High School Senior Launches Online Support System for Swimmers

Press Release submitted by Swimmers 4 Healing and Hope. In just over a month, I will graduate from high school. …

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Dynamo Alum Seeking Memories of Coach Turcotte

As the American swimming community is still in mourning over the loss last week of Dynamo Swim Club and anointed…

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6 Tips for Swim Parents When Their Swimmer Says “I Don’t Have a Life!”

Maybe you’ll be one of the lucky ones and you’ll never hear your child complain, “I don’t have a life!” With heavy loads of homework, demanding practices and long meets, your child may face ongoing conflicts with his or her schedule.

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Welcome to the New Age of Recruiting: 25 Juniors Committed Already

When Missy Franklin committed to Cal as a high school junior, she was a unique case. In 2017, early commitments are becoming the norm.

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7 Things Swimmers Should Start Doing

Without change it can be difficult to make progress. Here are 7 things swimmers can do to inflict some serious progress this season.

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Why The Fundamental Law of Drag Matters in Swimming

Gary Hall Sr: “I consider frontal drag the number one enemy of the swimmer. In the medium of our sport, water, which is about 800 times denser than air, drag forces impact the speed of a swimmer at significantly lower speeds than in air.”

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5 Tips For Swim Parents About Handling Conflicts

We want our kids to be successful, happy and get the attention they deserve on their swim team. However, conflicts can arise on the team because of poor communication between coaches and parents, swimmers and coaches, or between kids.

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Funeral Services for Coach Jason Turcotte Announced

A public visitation in Decatur, Georgia has been announced for coach Jason Turcotte, who died unexpectedly overnight between Saturday and Sunday…

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Family Competition Replaces Family Dinners

“A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.” – Buddha Family can come in a…

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Why We Should All Be a Little More Like Public Swimmers

The local lap swimmer has a little something to teach the rest of us about learning to reach a little higher with our swimming.

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Why pulling underwater with a high elbow matters

The motion of the pulling arm underwater is arguably the most important concept we must learn to swim fast freestyle and butterfly.

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6 Ways to Prepare for your First College Season

As another school year comes to an end, that means in just a few months you will be entering your…

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SwimSwam Pulse: 63% Support Lochte’s Competition at Masters Nationals

Interestingly, more votes supported barring Lochte on the grounds that he’s a professional than because of the Rio incident and subsequent, still-running suspension.

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Donate To Jason Turcotte’s Family On GoFundMe

After his unexpected passing, Dynamo Swim Club coach and CEO, Jason Turcotte, leaves behind a bright legacy.

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