Among the more significant changes is allowing full body suits for religious purposes, which eliminates an administrative hurdle for athletes.
The NFHS called the idea of profiting off NIL a “foregone conclusion,” but says that that process should not start athletes enroll at their new institution.
The National Federation of State High School Associations Swimming and Diving Rules Committee has made six changes for the 2020-21 season.
One of the proposed changes for next season looks to remove the ambiguity out of decisions made by officials regarding suit etiquette.
The National Federation of State High Schools will be adding esports beginning in the fall.
The new rules book clarifies that backstroke wedges are not allowed in any high school competitions.
High school swimming & diving saw it’s largest participation increase since 2008-09.
The NFHS has defined a rule for turns on IM and medley relay races that will maintain the spirit of the “unique stroke” rules without forcing swimmers to alter their flipturn technique on freestyle legs of those races. This change could set the tone for rules changes by other organizations in the future.
The National Interscholastic Swim Coaches’ Association (NISCA) has posted a list of 26 proposals for rules being considered by the…
Linda Wiginton from Altus High School in Oklahoma (boys) and Marty Keating from Pittsford Central Schools in New York (girls) have…
The NFHS swimming and diving points of empahsis 2015-2016.
Since the 2007-08 season, high school swimming and diving participation has increased by nearly 18%.
Among the major changes coming to the high school rule books includes the allowance of track start blocks, and a change to the underwater pullout rules. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The Arena Carbon-Pro suits that are no longer FINA approved will be allowed until June 3rd. (Logo Courtesy: USA Swimming)
Even if you don’t recognize the name, you’ve surely heard of Ed Aston’s accomplishments. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)