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Looking for New Job? New Positions Just Listed!

New Jobs Posted on Swimming World's Job Board! You'll find positions for head coaches, summer camp instructors and counselors, lifeguarding, administration, and more on our Job Board! Do you have an open position in aquatics? If your organization has an open position related to swimming, diving, wat...

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Coaches Corner: Improving Breaststroke Timing With Simple Drills

Coaches Corner: Improving Breaststroke Timing With Simple Drills Achieving proper breaststroke timing can be a difficult skill to master, especially when athletes are new to the stroke. However, there are several drills and approaches that can be followed to support athletes in their quest to improv...

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Looking for New Job? Check out SW's Job Board!

Announcing the launch of Swimming World's brand new Job Board! Here you'll find positions for head coaches, summer camp instructors and counselors, lifeguarding, administration, and more! Do you have an open position in aquatics? If your organization has an open position related to swimming, diving,...

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What Makes a GREAT Coach? An Athlete and Coach Perspective

What Makes a GREAT Coach? An Athlete and Coach Perspective The best coaches are people who are influential, motivational, supportive, caring, positive and willing to help their athletes. Many mentors might display some of these qualities, but it takes someone special to represent them all. Great coa...

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Junior Swimmer: Advice for Swim Parents From Those Who've Been There

Junior Swimmer: Advice for Swim Parents From Those Who've Been There For generations, athletes in the sport of swimming have had the opportunity to learn from one another. Maybe they picked up technical tips from a teammate, or followed in the path of an individual who was a team leader. Meanwhile, ...

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How Training Has Changed Since the Onset of the Covid-19 Pandemic

How Training Has Changed Since the Onset of the Covid-19 Pandemic Four years removed from the worldwide shutdown due to COVID-19, aquatics has re-established a rhythm of training and championships. Paris beckons the world for a second Olympics since, and coaches have resumed mentoring their charges ...

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Tech Tuesday: The Benefits of Video Analysis for Swimmers

Tech Tuesday: The Benefits of Video Analysis for Swimmers In many sports like football, basketball, and even water polo, watching film or doing video review is not uncommon. Sports like these record games and plays, which provide valuable insights into both an athlete's own performance and that of t...

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ASCA World Clinic in Orlando to Feature Top USA, International Coaches

The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) has announced a blockbuster lineup of US and international speakers for the highly anticipated 2024 ASCA World Clinic presented by Fitter and Faster Swim Camps, scheduled for September 4-7 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Known as the pi...