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4 Things You Should Thank Your Teammates For

Let’s be honest, waking up for swim practice isn’t always easy, but it certainly helps knowing you have awesome teammates waking up to meet you at the pool. Without teammates, practices would not only be 99.9% boring, they would also be less challenging. It’s easy to take good teammates for

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5 Types of Swimmers You See at Summer League Meets

Take a look around the pool during a swim meet and you’re bound to notice the different “types” of swimmers. One of the great things about swimming is the diversity of its participants…anyone can have fun swimming! Here are few you might see:   1. The Social Swimmer.

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Flawless Summer Swim Meets? No Way!

We all know that there aren’t many swim meets out there that go off without a hitch. One problem might lead to another and your meet is now 30 minutes behind schedule. This recurring “little hitch” or other issues include anything from the lack of willing volunteers, broken equipment, and

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The Art of Balancing Athletics and Academics

Athletes can begin their athletic college careers and forget about the importance of the school aspect of college. Coming from high school, athletes can become accustomed to laid back school work with more of a focus on their sport. Going into college, there is an excitement for a new team, new

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6 Great Games for Summer Swim Practices

When it comes to summer league swimming, there is one thing you can always count on… GAMES! Maybe your team plays a game after a big win, on the last practice of the week, or whenever the coaches have run out of swim set ideas. Whatever the case may be,

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