Swim Articles

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...
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...
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.
June 1, 2014
Face your fear and drop the excuses. It’s time to swim.
May 1, 2014
Keys for parents to help their kids excel in the pool—and life
February 1, 2014
Triathlete Yolanda Porter discusses how she worked to overcome her fear of drowning.
January 1, 2014
Pointers for taking your swim workout out of the pool.
June 1, 2013
Making swimming a family tradition
May 1, 2013
Goals work best when they have certain characteristics.
April 9, 2013
Using your lungs to improve your breathing.
March 1, 2013
Why you should add swimming to your fitness routine.
February 7, 2013
Heeding anomalies in the lap lane
January 2, 2013
How to think about how you swim
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...
May 14, 2012
Getting your swimming form right
April 2, 2012
Trying out different swimming venues to keep it fresh
March 1, 2012
Progress in a sport you only do a few times a month.
February 17, 2012
How swimming can be a great way for the family to bond.
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