Growing Swimmers May Need a 4th Meal
Try to rotate some of these 4th meal ideas into your swimmer’s nutrition plan, especially if “snacks” are growing in size and frequency.
Four-Day Ticket Packages Now Available for 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming
Following record-setting sales of all-session tickets for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming, four-day packages are now on sale at ticketmaster.com.
20 Question Tuesday: Natalie Coughlin
Natalie Coughlin’s career continues to amaze even those who appreciate the Cal alum’s consistency and impact on the sport. She talks about longevity and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
Dryland Periodization: Phase I, Range of Motion and Fatigue Tolerance
As your coaches start getting your bodies used to daily practices, your focus in dryland training should be on increasing range of motion and building up tolerance to fatigue.
Hot Food and a Warm Bed Beats a Cold Tub any Day
This past summer, the USA Swimming Medical Staff and High Performance Staff supported three international meets over the course of 35 days. It was an amazing opportunity to see how our athletes go about their business of swimming fast and recovering for their next race.
Pollo Tropical Kicks Off National Partnership with the USA Swimming Foundation
Pollo Tropical kicks off its national partnership with the USA Swimming Foundation in October with its Treat Book fundraiser in support of the foundation’s Make a Splash learn-to-swim initiative, promoting lifesaving swimming lessons for children across the nation
Mike's Mailbag: Lead by Example
My team has gone through a lot of change with coaches. I'm a senior so I want to motivate my team to adapt to the changes. How can I do that effectively?
Andrew Seliskar: Beautiful Music in the Water
Andrew Seliskar can strum a guitar almost as well as he can swim a 200 butterfly or 400 individual medley.
2016 Olympic Trials Four-Day Ticket Packages On Sale Tuesday
Four-day ticket packages for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming, slated for June 26-July 3, 2016, at the CenturyLink Center Omaha, will go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. Central via ticketmaster.com.
Catching Up with Whitney Myers Burnett
Whitney Myers Burnett remembers the feeling like it was yesterday. Standing with teammates Natalie Coughlin, Katie Hoff and Kaitlin Sandeno on the top step of the podium following the 800 freestyle relay at the 2005 World Championships.
NCAA Woman of the Year
The finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award are student-athletes who make the decision to use their time to the best of their abilities. Three of these women are swimmers.
Convention President's Letter 2015
It has been a very interesting and rewarding first year as USA Swimming President. There have been challenges, surprises, excitement and excellence in many areas of our sport and a lot of that is due to the work of the thousands of USA Swimming members.
Golden Goggles at a Glance: Perseverance Award
Each week during the lead-up to the Nov. 22 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards in Los Angeles, we'll take a look at the nominees in one of the eight award categories.
20 Question Tuesday: Dave Kelsheimer
Team Santa Monica head coach Dave Kelsheimer has been named an assistant coach for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. He talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
Perfect Fly and Breast Walls
Races are won and lost because of poor timing into a turn or finish.
Mike's Mailbag: Self-Training
I chose to transfer to another college. Now I have three months where I have to train myself. Do you have any advice for training alone?
Ledecky Earns Third Consecutive USA Swimming Athlete of the Year; Gaines Earns USA Swimming Award
For the third consecutive year, Olympic gold medalist and world record-holder Katie Ledecky was named the USA Swimming Athlete of the Year. The USA Swimming Award was presented to Rowdy Gaines to recognize him for the most outstanding contribution to the sport. The USA Swimming Award is the highest honor in the sport of swimming.
USA Swimming Adds Policies to Strengthen Safe Sport, Anti-Doping
During the USA Swimming House of Delegates meeting today during the United States Aquatic Sports Convention, the USA Swimming membership passed 27 pieces of legislation to strengthen the organization’s efforts in Safe Sport, add restrictions for athletes and coaches found guilty of doping and improve competition operations.
2015 State of the Sport Report
Each year, in preparing the State of the Sport I reflect on the things we accomplished and I look ahead to the opportunities and challenges in the future. From this perspective it is clear to me that we have much to celebrate, some new opportunities to capitalize on, and some challenges to face; and we embrace all of it with confidence and enthusiasm.
Michael Chadwick: Faith in the Process
It wasn’t long ago that Michael Chadwick considered quitting swimming. In fact, it wasn’t just one time. It was several different times that things almost stopped.