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Injuries and Obstacles: Making the Best of Both As a Solo Swimmer

Injuries and Obstacles: Making the Best of Both As a Solo Swimmer  This is the fourth article in a series dedicated to the solo swimmer by Elaine Krugman Just when you have gotten into a great groove with your swimming, you get injured in a bicycle accident or it’s time to embark […]

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The Ideal Swim Workout: A Swimspire Approach

The Ideal Swim Workout: A Swimspire Approach By Julia Galan If you are a swimmer who has struggled with improving your speed and efficiency in the water, or a beginner trying unsuccessfully to develop a foundation for your new sport, you are not alone. Without a clear […]

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Luxembourg’s Euro Meet 2018: A 20th Anniversary Edition Extraordinaire

Luxembourg’s Euro Meet 2018: A 20th Anniversary Edition Extraordinaire Press release published by the Euro Meet Media Team The Organising Committee of the Euro Meet 2018 published the preliminary entry list (featured at www.euromeet.lu), and an early in-depth look at the list reveals a stellar attendance from Germany, Russia, Italy, […]

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Introducing the South Florida Swim Series: An Open Water Renaissance

Introducing the South Florida Swim Series: An Open Water Renaissance The sport of open water swimming has experienced a tremendous surge in popularity over the past few years, despite having been recognized as a beneficial pastime since the nineteenth century, when Lord Byron – considered to be the […]

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Plymouth College: A Tradition of Excellence in Sports and Academics

Plymouth College: A Tradition of Excellence in Sports and Academics

Plymouth College: A Tradition of Excellence in Sports and Academics By Jo Hayward Deputy Head, Plymouth College According to several leading researchers, including Dylan Minor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, the people you work with and live with have a massive impact on your own individual […]

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Swimspire’s Top 10 Articles of 2017

Swimspire’s Top 10 Articles of 2017

Swimspire’s Top 10 Articles of 2017 By Julia Galan We’ve had a great year here at Swimspire! From running stroke technique clinics, to covering international and national swimming competitions, to providing you with inspirational and informative swimming-related articles, we have enjoyed the opportunity to promote our sport […]

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Age Group Swimming: Three Reasons to Give Your Child the Gift of Private Swim Coaching

Age Group Swimming: Three Reasons to Give Your Child the Gift of Private Swim Coaching By Julia Galan When it comes to age group competitive swimming, parents want the absolute best for their children and will sacrifice considerable time and money to ensure that their swimmer will […]

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Why Sports Psychology?

Why Sports Psychology?

Why Sports Psychology?   By Jennifer Lager, Psy.D. GAME – Get A Mental Edge Often when I begin a workshop or talk, I will ask participants about how many hours they physically train per day. More and more hands go up as I ask: 1 hour, 2-4 […]

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My Journey with the VASA Swim Ergometer: In-Depth Review

My Journey with the VASA Swim Ergometer: In-Depth Review By Julia Galan As a coach and a competitive swimmer, I had always been familiar with the Vasa brand name, whose products are to be found on pool decks across the United States and around the world. And […]

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Celebrate the Season: The 5th Annual Germantown Masters Solstice Meet

Celebrate the Season: The 5th Annual Germantown Masters Solstice Meet

Celebrate the Season: The 5th Annual Germantown Masters Solstice Meet By Julia Galan It’s that time of year again! Beyond holiday parties and festive lights, getting in the holiday spirit for swimmers also means a fast short course meters meet to celebrate the season. The Germantown Maryland […]

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