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Swim Poll of the Week: Will David Popovici 100 Freestyle World Record?

This is the Swim Poll of the Week for Tuesday, August 9, 2022, sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. In our last poll, we wanted to know: Will David Popovici break the world record in the men's 100 freestyle at the European Championships? At the World Championships in June, 17-year-old Da...

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With a New Season Around the Corner, 5 Tips For a Successful Campaign

With a New Season Around the Corner, 5 Tips For a Successful Campaign Since new seasons will begin in September, there are endless opportunities for what a new season can offer. Although most swimmers enjoy their time off, they are excited to get back in the water. Here are five helpful tips for the...

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USA Swimming Partners with RealResponse Platform

USA Swimming, the national governing body for the sport of swimming in the United States, today announced their alignment with RealResponse, the award-winning safe and secure feedback, monitoring and anonymous reporting platform. Starting September 1, 2022, USA Swimming members can submit anonymousl...

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Coach Ben Titley on Periodization Training (Part II in Series)

Coach Ben Titley on Periodization Training (Part II in Series) Ben Titley is a disciple of Bill Sweetenham’s theories on periodization. In 2021, as head coach of the High Performance Center-Ontario, he worked closely with Penny Oleksiak and 10 other Canadian Olympians. For his efforts, he was named ...

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How They Train: The Workouts of MIT Standout Adam Janicki

How They Train: The Workouts of MIT Standout Adam Janicki A 2019 graduate of George Mason High School in Falls Church, Va., 6-5 Adam Janicki helped lead his Mustangs to the VHSL Class 2 state title. In the process, he set two individual state records in winning the 200 yard IM (1:51.64) and 100 back...

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Strong Women are Beautiful Women: Growing Up in a Swimmer’s Body

Strong Women are Beautiful Women: Growing Up in a Swimmer’s Body By Lillian Nelson (From the Archive) Whether you are 13 years old and just growing into your body, or 20 years old and reshaping your body with college swimming, this sport really forces you to be aware of your own presence. I cannot s...

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A Day in The Life of a College Swimmer

By Isabelle Robuck, Swimming World College Intern. Swimming is one of the most important parts of college students' lives - at least those who choose to continue their careers. Practices, meets and keeping up with schoolwork make up what seem like endless days. From pushing the pencil to donning the...

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Where Would I Be Without Swimming?

Where Would I Be Without Swimming? By Grace Hoffmann I have been swimming for 15 years and can honestly say that I have never met a swimmer who has said that they have always loved the sport. If you're out there and love swimming 100 percent of the time, then kudos to you! That's truly something spe...

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USRPT: How This 'Unconventional' Training Works

USRPT: How This 'Unconventional' Training Works Every athlete trains differently, and no one training regimen is the same for every athlete. This fact is especially true in the world of swimming. Over the course of the swimming's history, training has evolved through advancements in technology and a...