Lifestyle

4 Tips To Find Balance As A Swim Parent

Swimming is a sport that requires balance: balance in the water in terms of body position, balance with academics and a social life, and balance for busy parents and a family life.

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Former Arizona Swimmer Hogsed Sues University For Alleged Negligence

Nick Hogsed has sued the University of Arizona, claiming that he was beaten by an unnamed teammate in August 2016 and that then-coach Rick DeMont demeaned and belittled him for reporting the incident to the dean of students.

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SwimMom Musings: Take Your Mark

This weekend we took my baby to college, set up her dorm room, and she begins a brand new journey as an NCAA athlete.

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SwimSwam Pulse: Direct Finals Access Most Unpopular World Cup Changes

SwimSwam voters overwhelmingly pointed to direct finals access for major medalists as the most disliked World Cup format change, with almost half of votes going for that rules update.

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7 Ways to Swim Better, Faster, Stronger This Year

A new season is coming, and with it, a fresh chance to do it even better. Here are 7 ways to do it better this year.

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10 Things To Think About During Swim Practice

It’s time to get engaged, and that means thinking during practice. But maybe you aren’t sure where to begin. So here’s a list of ideas for you!

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6 Tips on How to Be a Happy Swim Parent

We need to be encouraging when things aren’t going so swimmingly. I truly believe if we enjoy the process, our kids will, too.

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Swimming Specific Yoga Launches Online Classes and Courses

Swimming Specific Yoga programs are designed for swimmers to enhance both their performance and wellness…

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World Swimming Association To Hold Constitutional Convention In D.C.

The World Swimming Association Will Hold Its Constitutional Convention on Friday, September 1, 2017 in Washington, DC, USA, at the Washington Hilton from 3:00-8:00 p.m., in conjunction with the 2017 ASCA World Clinic.

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Why My Swedes Are Bae

Swedish goggles, I love you.

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A Swimmer’s View

Droplets cascade down my face—dripping into the water, causing ripples to erupt on the glass-like surface. My body coiled, poised to spring from the block.

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At Swimming Worlds, Hungary Deserves Biggest Gold Of All

The World Championships came to a close earlier this month and it always takes a week or two to reflect back and absorb some of the great performances that we witnessed, along with the event’s overall impact on the sport and the global sporting landscape.

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Swimquaintences: What’s a Swimquaintence? (Video Feature)

When you become a pool regular, you start seeing the same people over and over. A Swimquaintence. We all have them.

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South African Ryk Neethling Takes On New Foundation Role

South African Olympic swimmer Ryk Neethling has been appointed CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, an organization that teaches children essential water safety skills and how to swim. 

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Step Up Your Backstroke Rotation (Video)

Watch world champion Junya Koga performing the body rotation backstroke swimming drill, you will see how powerful the body rotation can be when coupled with the kick or the pull.

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