The Sept.-Oct. 2013 issue of Splash should be in mailboxes soon. In the meantime, you can read it online now and as a mobile app for your iPad and iPhone.
Here’s a look at some of the stories you’ll find in this issue:
Big Time in Barcelona
Americans won 31 medals – 14 gold, eight silver and nine bronze – July 28-Aug. 4 at the 15th FINA World Championships. The U.S. topped all nations in the medal count and took home the FINA trophy as the top team. Here’s a look back at the highlights from each day of competition.
Splash Online Extra: Video highlights from each day of the pool competition at Worlds.
Club Sandwich: Instructing New Swimmers and Teaching Fun
Happy, engaged swimmers – coupled with informed, involved parents – equals a strong foundation for a long-lasting club relationship and partnership.
10 Tips for Coaches to Make the Most of a New Season
When it’s time to start back with practice, many swimmers return to the pool thrilled to get back in and begin training. Here are ten suggestions that coaches can use to capitalize on that refreshed spirit and setting a renewed approach to the sport for the upcoming season.
The Perfect Start: Seven Building Blocks for Your Ultimate Season
Three renowned coaches share the inside scoop on how swimmers can set themselves up for success right off the bat this season.
Pack to Impress: What’s in Your Swim Bag?
The fall season offers a fresh start for new and returning swimmers. It’s the perfect time to set goals and get used to a training regimen. Beyond mental preparation, swimmers must consider the equipment needed for success. We asked three coaches for insight on what essentials to pack in your swim bag.
Mike Gustafson: Seeking the Swimmer Nap
Strength and Conditioning: Breaking into the New Season
Nutrition: What to Eat for the Big Meet/Green Machine Smoothie
Mental Training: Creating a Foundation for Success
Training with… Jack Bauerle
Technique: Clean Slate
Athletic Foodie: It’s All in the Past
Keys to Success: World University Games Medalist Ashley Steenvoorden
Getting to Know: Michael Klueh
Ten Songs with Matt Grevers
Best Race Ever with Katie Ledecky
6 Goal-Setting Tips
CereVe Swim Parents Guide