SwimLabs Story: Fitting Goggles

Working in a store specifically for competitive swimming in Southern California can be an eye opener, even for someone like me who has spent the last 2 decades poolside. It’s like a whole different world of educating parents about swimming. One of the main things (besides learning how a suit should fit) is fitting goggles. Swimming without goggles can seem like a “Truth or Dare” challenge but not having the right pair can be even harder.

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Photographer Erin Reas Visits SafeSplash Swim School In Austin, TX

When a friend needs help, you do your best to help him or her. Before she moves back to Europe next month, my friend Louise worked for a SafeSplash Swim School in Texas.

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665 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? We have over 1353 Swim Jobs listed.

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Practice + Pancakes: Chase Kalisz Leads us Through UGA Main Group

Today, World Champion Chase Kalisz guides through an average day in Jack Bauerle’s main group. 


17 Swim Camps You Will Love This Summer

See 17 Swim Camps you will love to attend this summer. These camps are headed by some of the best coaches in swimming.

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The Parent’s Survival Guide for Dealing with a Taper

The taper is a confusing, frustrating and hilariously joyous time. Here is a quick guide for parents on how to deal with the various stages of a tapering swimmer.


Practice + Pancakes: Georgia Sprint Group Takes on Fast/EZ Tuesday

With the Pro Swim happening in Atlanta, SwimSwam couldn’t resist an opportunity to go visit the bulldogs at the University of Georgia in Athens


FINIS Set Of The Week: Adios to Freestyle

Needing a break from freestyle? This set is a great way to step away from bulky freestyle sets and focus on IM and other strokes.

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How To Talk To Kids About Pool Safety

Taking a few minutes to speak to your child about pool safety on a consistent basis can protect him or her from injury and any unnecessary accidents around swimming pools.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Developing Positive Self-Talk

An amazing aspect of a yoga for swimmers practice is that it gives you tools to establish and implement strategies that develop more effective mental skills…

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Finding Mastery: Bob Bowman, ASU Swimming Head Coach

High performance psychologist, Dr. Michael Gervais, interviews people excelling in the most hostile environments to discover the mental skills used to push the boundaries. 2016 Olympic and ASU Head Coach Bob Bowman is the special guest.

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Federica Pelligrini Career Update in Post-200 Era (Video)

Since winning the 200 free in Budapest last summer, Italian super star Federica Pelligrini has sworn off of the event for good. Nevertheless, she’s been keeping herself busy with a handful of other races


Nathan Adrian Breaks Down Cal Workouts in Colorado (Video)

After a swift outing of 48.5 and 22.0 in the 100 and 50 free, Olympic champ Nathan Adrian speaks to SwimSwam about what training camp at altitude in Colorado Springs will look like for the Bears


656 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…

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Firebelly: A Revolution in Swim Performance Technology

Firebelly is the world’s first wearable swim device using bone conduction audio that gives you SmartFeedbackTM. Hear key performance feedback as you swim. After you swim, track your performance and identify areas for improvement with the free smartphone app.