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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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Get Ready For College With The 2018 College Preview SwimSwam Magazine

The COLLEGE PREVIEW arrives in-home early September. OUR THEME: How to be a Student Athlete. We rank the TOP 50 NCAA SWIMMERS, and we deliver our first POWER RANKINGS, projecting who will be the 2019 NCAA Championship team.

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How To Coach While Considering the Changing Athlete Mentality

The increasing discussions regarding the “change of the athlete mentality,” has resulted in many coaches feeling overwhelmed with what to do, who to talk to, and what to implement to advance their athlete’s abilities and talents.

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4 Negative Thoughts To Avoid For the First Day of Practice

When going into the new season, what is the first thing you think of? What is your coach going to…

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Prep For College With The 2018 College Preview SwimSwam Magazine

Prep for college with the 2018 COLLEGE PREVIEW. Our theme is HOW TO BE A STUDENT ATHLETE. We also rank the TOP 50 NCAA SWIMMERS and deliver our first POWER RANKINGS projecting the 2019 NCAA Championships.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 63% Pick Campbell’s Split As Most Impressive

Almost two-thirds of respondents picked Cate Campbell’s 50.93 as the best relay split of last week, beating the combined totals of Townley Haas’s 1:43.78, Yulia Efimova’s 1:03.95 and Rikako Ikee’s 55.48.

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Another School Year, Another Opportunity for Greatness

Going back to school presents an extra challenge for those who must work to balance academics with swimming.

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Where Did All the Parent Volunteers Go?

There’s been a downward trend in volunteerism the past decade. Each year we have fewer and fewer parents stepping up to help youth sports, schools or other community programs.

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What Losing Swimming Taught Me

While it feels like it will be impossible to let go of this part of my life, I know that part of me will always be a swimmer, no matter how long it’s been since I dove off the block. Just like swimming taught me the resilience it has taken to fight epilepsy, it will be there for me for the rest of my life.

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How I Succeed as a Lifeguard with Panic Disorder

“You can’t possibly save someone’s life if you have emotional breakdowns,” someone once told me. I see the reasoning behind their viewpoint, yet I still disagree with their statement and feel that my anxiety disorder does not hinder my abilities in any way.

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SwimMom Musings: The Real Legacy of Michael Phelps and Why it Matters

Seems like everyone wants to speculate that Michael Phelps will return to competition and again go for Olympic gold. 

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Shouts from the Stands: Not Tired

Few could understand how an incredible team atmosphere was built on the two words – “NOT TIRED.”

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