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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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4 Tips To Avoid Being A Helicopter Swim Parent

What could possibly go wrong with ensuring our children’s lives are smooth and saving them from costly mistakes? Studies show that kids of helicopter parents often suffer at school and in the workplace.

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Get The 2017 College Preview SwimSwam Magazine

With over 85 pages of features covering DI, DII and DIII data you need to know, the College Preview covers it all for the college swimmer, high school swimmer, and swim parent. 

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Lochte Is Already Grooming Next IM Champion

Ryan Lochte’s next fiercest competitor may be closer to home.

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Trash-Talking Barack Obama Out-Golfs Michael Phelps, Actor Says

Michael Phelps may be the greatest swimmer in history. But on the golf course, he’s still human, at least according to actor Anthony Anderson.

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Shouts From The Stands: The Meaning Of Swimming

Swimming must mean something special to every person who has made it a consistent part of his or her life. We spend thousands of hours traveling for, training for, working for, and competing for a sport that is all too unforgiving. However, understanding its personal meaning to each of us can be quite a difficult process.

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