Commentary

Swim Team Goals, Roles, and Attitude

Feature by Tonya Nascimento, Swimming World intern TALLAHASSEE, Florida, December 3. HAVE you ever thought about how your actions affect the team? Swimming is categorized as an individual sport, and

Balancing Vacation and Staying in Shape

Feature by Michelle Berman, Swimming World intern PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, December 2. WHEN athletes go home for vacation the hardest part is keeping motivated and focused enough to swim and

Tips for the Female Swimmer

Feature by Chelsa Messinger PHOENIX, Arizona, November 26. IT was looking to be a great Thursday night. I was sitting on the couch with my newly-acquired, quarterback boyfriend and his

Confidence You Can’t Wipe Off

Feature by Michelle Berman, Swimming World intern PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, November 25. TEAM unity is one of the single most important parts of having a successful championship team. Team unity

Swimming with Confidence, Dealing With Doubt

Feature by Tonya Nascimento, Swimming World intern TALLAHASSEE, Florida, November 23. NOT every swimmer struggles with self-doubt and nerves, but a great many do. Even if you are one of

Will Michael Phelps Return to Swimming?

Column by John Lohn BASKING RIDGE, New Jersey, November 22. WHERE does Michael Phelps stand? Will he return to the Superman who wowed us all at the Beijing Olympics? Will

Weight Training and Its Impact on Swimming

Feature by Michelle Berman, Swimming World intern PISCATAWAY, New Jersey, November 19. WEIGHT training has been done by college and club teams around the world for many years. It has