2016 State of the Sport Report from Chuck Wielgus
What a great year this has been for USA Swimming! Virtually every single aspect of our business is healthy and vibrant. And what a show our National Team athletes put on at the Rio Olympic Games.
A Deep Dive into Nuts and Seeds for Swimmers
There are many reasons why swimmers should include nuts and seeds as part of their performance plan.
USA Swimming Releases First-Ever LGBTQ Cultural Inclusion Resource Guide
USA Swimming has released the organization’s first-ever Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ) Cultural Inclusion Resource Guide to be launched during the United States Aquatic Sports (USAS) Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.
Questions to Ask Before Joining a Swim Team
When a sport dominates mainstream sports headlines and the cultural dialogue for several weeks, that sport then is on the receiving end of new attention, which means new membership.
Mike's Mailbag: When to Stop
I've always been a good butterflier, and have never hurt myself swimming but recently my shoulders always hurt when I pull. How can I tell if this is serious?
National Select Camp Assistant Coach Application Now Open
The 2016 National Select Camp will be held from January 19-22, 2017 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.
5 Tips for Getting Back into Your Swimming Routine
Use the motivation and inspiration from Rio to slingshot yourself into a fresh year of fast swimming. Here is how to get a running dive into a successful season.
Finding Morning Motivation
The alarm clock goes off. Other than the ear-cringing beeping, all else is still. You think there’s no possible reason any human being should ever wake up this early.
17 LSCs to be Honored at 2016 USAS Convention for LEAP Achievements
The goal of the LSC Evaluation and Achievement Program (LEAP) is to assist LSCs in becoming more efficient and effective. The LEAP assessment tool provides a roadmap to LSC effectiveness and success.
2017 Club Excellence Program Announcement
USA Swimming is pleased to formally announce the 2017 Club Excellence program and provide directions to all clubs regarding the application process.
SwimJitsu Adds Three Locations to 2016 Nationwide Tour
With eight stops already completed this summer, SwimJitsu is adding three locations to expand the challenge of the in-water obstacle course to more kids across the nation during the end of summer and early fall months.
Swimmer’s Ear 101: What You Should Know (Sponsored)
Now that it’s summer, you’re spending more and more time in the water – going to pool parties, while on vacation, or even spending a day at the beach with family or friends.
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.
Chocolate Milk Designated Official Recovery Beverage of USA Swimming
USA Swimming has once again partnered with the BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK™ campaign.
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.