Shouts from the Stands: Defining Success for 10/Unders

Coaches coach because we know the impact we can have on lives. Let’s be a part of redefining success as fun, hard work, and learning and let’s shift the focus away from comparisons. Isn’t that the best path to success?


Get The 2019 Summer Preview Magazine With The Michael Andrew Cover

The Summer Preview is a must-have for your swim-fan needs. We break down FINA World Championships, Pan Ams, World University Games, European Juniors and World Junior Championships.

Comments Off on Get The 2019 Summer Preview Magazine With The Michael Andrew Cover

The Parent’s Survival Guide for Dealing with a Taper

The taper is a confusing, frustrating and hilariously joyous time. Here is a quick guide for parents on how to deal with the various stages of a tapering swimmer.


SwimSwam Pulse: 52% More Excited For Bloomington Than Atlanta

In a narrow poll results, slightly more than half of fans were more excited for the Bloomington Pro Swim Series than the Atlanta Classic running concurrently.


Yoga for Swimmers: 7 Reasons Yoga Takes Your Training to the Next Level

A yoga practice designed for swimmers is an extremely effective and efficient way to take your dry land training to the next level

  1 Comment

Ask Swim Mom: I Think My Child Should Move Up

I think she’d fit in better with the senior level swimmers who are faster. What can I do to help her get moved up?


What Swimmers Can Do to Be More Focused at Practice

Being able to control your focus means you are going to swim with better technique, get more enjoyment from the process, and ultimately, swim faster. Here’s the swimmer’s guide to being a focus machine at the pool.

  1 Comment

Challenging Waters: The Diary of a Lake District Swimmer

In 2014, I decided to celebrate my 60th birthday by attempting to swim the length of all seventeen lakes contained within the English Lake District, little realizing the time, effort or the planning that would be involved.

  1 Comment

Shouts From The Stands: Perseverance – My Story

I can now say that I accept that all of the difficulties I encounter are a part of my journey as a swimmer, and will get me where I want to go.

  1 Comment

Shouts From the Stands: The Training Epiphany – A Motivational Story

You are capable of so much more and all it takes is that mentality to complete your equation for success.

  1 Comment

How To Get The SwimSwam Summer Preview Magazine With The Michael Andrew Cover

Get SwimSwam Magazine to inspire your swimmer, swammer, swim-fan or coach. GET THE SUMMER PREVIEW ISSUE The Summer Preview issue is…

Comments Off on How To Get The SwimSwam Summer Preview Magazine With The Michael Andrew Cover

Fan Goes All-In On Michael Phelps Tribute Tattoo

One dedicated Michael Phelps fan went all-in on his MP tribute tattoo.


4 Reasons Why Cities Should Support Swim Teams

In my years as a swim mom and Masters swimmer, we’ve gone to city hall more than once to express the importance of keeping the pool open or to gain support for our team. Education and promotion of swimming throughout the community to non-swimmers and city staff can only help make our sport stronger.


SwimSwam Pulse: 57% Pick Urlando Over Foster For #1 Junior Recruit

57.1% of voters picked Luca Urlando as the #1 junior recruit in the country, compared to 42.9% picking Carson Foster.


Report: Elizabeth Beisel To Appear On Season 39 of CBS’s Survivor

Olympic swimmer Elizabeth Beisel will be part of the cast for the 39th season of CBS’s hit reality TV series Survivor, per a report by a media outlet covering the show.


Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!