USA Swimming Foundation and Olympic Athletes Offer Swim Safety Tips for Water Safety Month
With the swimming season here, the USA Swimming Foundation kicks off National Water Safety Month with personal water safety tips from six Olympic gold medalists.
“Do swimmers really go that far under the water after the dive?" my friend asked. We had just watched a swimming commercial. On TV.
Club Excellence Spotlight: Aquazot Swim Club
Aquazot Swim Club finished eighth overall in the 2016 Club Excellence standings, the team’s fourth consecutive year earning gold medal recognition.
USA Swimming Announces 2016 Diversity Coach Mentorship Program
Applications are now available for the 2016 USA Swimming Diversity Coach Mentorship Program. Participants are active coaches in urban areas with an interest in raising their level of expertise and skill.
Helen Garcia Comes Full Circle from Swimmer to Coach
USA Swimming recently hosted its fourth annual Women’s Leadership Summit where 37 female swimming and diving coaches, from 17 states, gathered to focus on professional and personal development.
USA Swimming Foundation Joins Swim Industry Partners to Launch Water Safety USA
The USA Swimming Foundation has helped launch Water Safety USA as a consortium of national governmental and nongovernmental organizations concerned with water safety and drowning prevention.
USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Tour Presented by Phillips 66 Raises Awareness to Reduce Risk of Child Drownings
In response to an alarming epidemic where drowning is the second-leading cause of accidental death for children under 14, the USA Swimming Foundation will embark on its eighth-annual Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 to save lives through swim lessons.
Chocolate Milk Designated Official Recovery Beverage of USA Swimming
USA Swimming has once again partnered with the BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK™ campaign.
Omaha to Host Mini Build a Pool Workshop
The USA Swimming Facilities Department and Myrtha Pools will host a Mini Build and Program (your) Pool workshop to be held at Olympic Trials July 3rd, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
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.
Water Marks: 278 Days and Counting
Today, according to my unscientific eyeball count, we have 278 days until the beginning of the Olympic Trials.
Water Marks: Time Itself
The winding road was pitch-black. I was packed into a van with my swim teammates nearing motion sickness, and I was beginning to think “sleeping” would have been more preferable to “adventure.”