Chuck Warner

Cultures and Competitiveness, You Can’t Buy Success in Swimming

“A common argument for the value of sport in America, and similar societies, is that it helps prepare children to successfully enter the competitive system of capitalism. In fact, the reverse is also true.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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In Deep Water: The recent struggles of collegiate swimming programs

Is college swimming in a dangerous death-spiral where we’ll see more teams go the way of the Clemson Tigers? (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Lessons from Legends: Under The Shade of a Freeway

“People say they love the music they grow up with, especially through their transitional years of high school and college.”

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Mind Grinder Swimming Sets and Exploring Your Limits

Chuck Warner, author and coach, is an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the details…

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Lessons From Legends: Tough Stuff, The Response

“I’m not a fan of sequels…but given the thoughtful feedback to the article “Tis The Season For…Tough Stuff” a response and an expanded view seems called for.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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Tis The Season…For Tough Stuff

“Winter break training can be used as a time to build confidence and courage, for those willing to tackle difficult challenges.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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The Most Enduring USA National Age Group Records and Why

Swim News: “During the USA Nationals in Austin, and other meets over the last two weeks numerous USA National Age-Group Records (NAG) have been ripped from the books.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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Is Ian Thorpe Relevant Today?

Swim News: “A thorough biography of Ian Thorpe’s life and career was completed in 2004 by Greg Hunter, so what’s left to learn?” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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Hurricane Sandy and Swimming Life Lessons

Hurricane Sandy caused over 100 deaths and damage that will require over 50 billion dollars to rebuild. (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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The American Swimming Team – Dominant or In Decline?

“By any account the American Swimming Team’s performance in London…was one of the most dominant in Olympic history.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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The American Swimming Team, Natalie Coughlin and You

Swim News: How would you rate Natalie Coughlin’s Olympic year? (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Where Did All The Great Women Coaches Go?

Swim News: Chuck Warner highlights Karen Moe Thornton’s induction into the ASCA Coaching Hall of Fame.

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Certainty Of Outcome, Lessons from Legends

“Swimmers and their coaches long for reaching a level of precise preparation that reduces chance and, as much as humanly possible, guarantees success.” (Photo credit: Anne R. Warner)

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Olympic Warming Down and Gearing Up

Chuck Warner’s “Lesson From Legends”

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