Training

How to Prepare for the Moments in the Pool When Things *Really* Hurt

We all experience it at one point or another in training and competition. Here’s how to be mentally prepared to conquer discomfort.

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Daily Swim Coach Workout #289

SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily…

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SSPC: Maggie Macneil on Converting Short Course Success to a LCM World Title

Macneil walks through managing nerves, observing her role models, and how she converted her short course success into the 50m pool.

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See 2511 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our swimming family! Go here to see 2911 Swim Jobs.

7 Things Swimmers Can Learn from Nick Saban’s “How Good Do You Want to Be”

What can an elite college football coach teach swimmers about perseverance, mental toughness, and swimming faster than ever? Lots.

SSPC: Olivia Smoliga Breaks Down Training, Racing in the ISL Bubble

We sat down with 14-time World Champion and ISL Champion, Olivia Smoliga to get the inside scoop into the Cali Condor secret sauce

Competitor Coach of the Month: Jack Bauerle, Georgia

The Georgia Bulldogs had great showings at their fall invitational, while several Georgia-based pros stood out in the ISL taking place in Hungary.

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I’m Thankful for Becoming SURGE Strength Dryland Certified (SSDC)

So many coaches from around the world are thankful they are now SURGE Strength Dryland Certified (SSDC). Are you ready to join them?

Daily Swim Coach Workout #288

SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily…

Olympic Champion Duncan Armstrong: Dream Big, Train Bigger

Australian Duncan Armstrong pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history by asking a simple question: “Why not me?”

Daily Swim Coach Workout #287

SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily…

SSPC: Robert Howard Discusses Where Swimming Goes After ISL Season 2

it is certainly fun to dream of how a truly professional swimming league could change the whole landscape of what a pro swimmer lifestyle looks like.

The Importance of Failing Like a Champion

The journey to your goals will be littered with adversity, struggle and failure. Here’s why you should be making sure that you are failing properly.

FINIS Set of the Week: Finding Your Natural Stroke Rate For Freestyle

This is an introduction to lifting your natural stroke rate without forcing it too much.

Daily Swim Coach Workout #286

SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily…