Category: "Swim" Articles

Sink or Swim
April 1, 2015
Early age instruction can set you (and your child) up for aquatic success.
Learning to Feel the Water in Swimming
October 1, 2014
I like to think that feel for the water is like rhythm for a dancer. Though some people seem to be naturally gifted, a feel for the water is certainly a skill for swimmers...
Swim with Perspective
August 1, 2014
One of the most common things I hear from my swim clients is that they are “horrible” swimmers. They make faces when they talk about their swimming; they downgrade their ability; essentially, they badmouth...
Downhill Swimming
July 1, 2014
Balance in swimming can help—or hinder—technique. Coach Kim Brackin offers an explanation for how balance in the form can help improve swimming and provides drills for practice.
Just Add Water: Growing a Swimming Renaissance
June 1, 2014
Face your fear and drop the excuses. It’s time to swim.
How to Make the Most of Your Summer League Swimming Experience
May 1, 2014
Keys for parents to help their kids excel in the pool—and life
Yolanda Porter Goes From Sinker to Swimmer to Masters Meet Medal Winner
February 1, 2014
Triathlete Yolanda Porter discusses how she worked to overcome her fear of drowning.
Are You Ready to Dive into Open Water?
January 1, 2014
Pointers for taking your swim workout out of the pool.
Looking at Swimming through the DADDY GOGGLES
June 1, 2013
Making swimming a family tradition
Goal Oriented Swimming
May 1, 2013
Goals work best when they have certain characteristics.
Attitude and Breathing – Improving your ability to take in air while swimming
April 9, 2013
Using your lungs to improve your breathing.
Finding Fitness in the Water
March 1, 2013
Why you should add swimming to your fitness routine.
Slower-Than-Usual Swimming
February 7, 2013
Heeding anomalies in the lap lane
What Inspires Your Swimming?
January 2, 2013
How to think about how you swim
Trying out a Masters Swim Team
October 25, 2012
Being involved with swimming is what I like. It is what I know. Right out of college, I was a sixth-grade Language Arts teacher. It was my first job (and a hard one, at...
Lie Down and Move
May 14, 2012
Getting your swimming form right
Variety Adds Spice
April 2, 2012
Trying out different swimming venues to keep it fresh
Don’t Resist the Resistance
March 1, 2012
Progress in a sport you only do a few times a month.
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