I have a question for swim coaches and parents. When our kids have huge dreams, should we tell them what is realistic and reasonable? Or, do encourage them to dream?
If you’re looking for something active and fun to do together as a family there are many choices like running, skiing, hiking, golf, tennis, and yes, swimming. Kids naturally love to be in the pool and it makes us old folks feel good, too.
Of the ten points we teach at The Race Club for a better start, the kick up of the back leg is perhaps the most powerful and under-utilized technique out there.
On Mother’s Day, we tend to reflect on the myriad roles we play in the lives of our children.
My son missed his first event and the official in white scratched him out of his only other one. Then he was lectured by the meet administrator. “Wow. This is harsh! Not at all like T-Ball,” I thought.
Beryl Gastaldello has had a whirlwind year, both in and out of the pool. Ironically, her best year in the pool was her worst year out of the pool.
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This set is not for the timid. If you’re ready to tackle some serious IM training, then read on!
We caught up with two of the three founders of custom-fitted goggle producer TheMagic5 —Rasmus Barfred and Bo Haaber— to ask them why they started the company and what their year has been like.
Whether you are Olympic bound, swimming in the NCAA or just enjoying high school or summer swim, the most important ideal that you must embrace is: Be a Person of Character.
Two outstanding traits of swimmers are perseverance and grit. We hear those words tossed around the pool deck, but what exactly do they mean and is it possible to help our kids gain those traits?
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August is often the time athletes select clubs for the coming year. Here are a few swim mom tips for helping your child navigate the sometimes murky waters of club selection.
Swimswam is always here for you, and we’ve worked to set you up with a guideline of the perfect things to say to your mom this mother’s day.
Coach Abbie Fish uses this Freestyle progression to focus on the 5 fundamental movements that make up a great Freestyle Stroke: Body Alignment, Kick, Rotation, Pull, and Recovery.