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4 Myths About Swimming

4 Myths About Swimming By Natalia Kaczor “What sport do you play?” “I swim.” “Oh that’s fun; I swim in my pool all the time!” We have all been in a similar situation before. The frustration that builds up when hearing this is evident on our faces. Should we be offended, or just laugh it off? Swimmin...

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You've Had a Successful Season - Now What?

By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World College Intern Championship season is coming to a close. Sectionals, state championships, conference meets, and NCAAs are all finishing up across the country. Some swimmers have had rough seasons, despite all the hard work and effort they put in day in and day out t...

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Swimming: More Than Just an Olympic Sport

By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World College Intern We swimmers all know the frustration that comes with having to deal with people thinking swimming is only important every four years, in an Olympic year. Only a select few become household names: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky, and Missy F...

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Park City, Skyline dominate UHSAA 3A, 4A State Meet

Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on SwimmingWorld.com. For more information about Agon, visit their website AgonSwim.com. By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World College Intern On Saturday, February 11, 2017, the Utah Class 3A and 4A St...

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Pain and Glory: The Life of a Butterflier

By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World College Intern "Alright everyone, break into your stroke lanes for our main set today!" coach announces. "Yes, we have been waiting for this practice all week!" exclaim the backstrokers. "We finally get slower intervals to be able to train our stroke!" say the breas...

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Le Moyne Snags Late Verbal Commitment from Haley Synan

By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World College Intern Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on SwimmingWorld.com. For more information about Agon, visit their website AgonSwim.com. Many colleges are still garnering up late verbal commitment...

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5 Tips on How To Survive Training Trips

By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World College Intern With winter vacations in full swing, many college swim teams are taking training trips to areas with warmer weather. This is the pinnacle of training for many teams, often composed of doubles and tough practices every day. Even though the training is ...

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4 Tips on How to Nail Your Taper

By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World College Intern For many club and college swimmers, a mid-season taper meet is right around the corner. After weeks of intense training in and out of the pool, it is time to fine tune your technique and get ready to race fast mid-season. Here are four tips on how to ...

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Swimming World Fall Classic Meet Preview

By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World College Intern. Attleboro Bluefish Swim Club is hosting a team specialty meet known as the "Swimming World Fall Classic" at Roger Williams University November 4-6, 2016. The format of the meet is trials/finals for 11-12 and 13 and over swimmers, and timed finals for...

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Advice From College Swimmers to Age Group Swimmers

By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World College Intern Age group swimming covers a vast age range of swimmers. From the young 8-and-under swimmers to the 18-year-old swimmers looking to further their careers in college swimming, swimmers are swimmers. We all understand the commitment the sport requires: s...

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5 Ways to Stay On Your Mental Game This Season

By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World Magazine College Intern  With school having started for most students, this means that another swim season is just around the corner. A new season is a time for a fresh start, new goals and inspiring motivation. Although getting back into physical shape seems like o...

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Lauren Kuhns Gives Verbal to Assumption College

Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on SwimmingWorld.com. For more information about Agon, visit their website AgonSwim.com. By Natalia Kaczor, Swimming World College Intern The Assumption College swim team has clinched its first ver...