10 Ways to Avoid Post-Rio Blues
1,422 days until the Tokyo Olympics may sound like a lot. Don't despair, swim fans. Here are 10 Ways to make those days fly by.
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.
Mike's Mailbag: Appreciating What You Already Have
I've recently moved into the top group on my team but I have yet to achieve a state qualifying time. How do I know I belong in the top group?
2015-2016 Scholastic All America Team Named
The 2015-2016 Scholastic All-America Team has been named. Check out the top performing LSCs and clubs and read the additional details.
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.
Katie Ledecky and My Daughter are Kinda-Sorta Teammates
#SwimUnited is more than a trendy hashtag.
10 Reasons Why The Next Olympics Will Be Even Better Than Rio
For the sake of having some fun, here are 10 reasons why Team USA’s performance in Tokyo will be even better than Rio, along with a few predictions.
Like America Itself, Swimming is Changing
USA Swimming and the USA Swimming Foundation, through its standout swimmers, are leading the charge to help minorities learn to swim as a life skill, but there is still work to be done on that.
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.
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.”