• Breaststroker Julia Nappi Sends Verbal Commitment to Virginia Tech for 2021-22

    Breaststroker Julia Nappi Sends Verbal Commitment to Virginia Tech for 2021-22
    By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.
    Colts Neck, New Jersey-native Julia Nappi has announced her verbal commitment to Virginia Tech’s class of 2025 where she will suit up with Athen
  • UMass Dartmouth Cuts Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Programs

    UMass Dartmouth Cuts Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Programs
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    UMass Dartmouth, an NCAA Division III school in Dartmouth, Massachusets, announced on Thursday that they would be cutting 8 intercollegiate athletic programs, effective immediately. The school says that the process began before COVID-19 and is “in no way related to the current health crisis.”
    Included among the cut programs are men’s and women’s swimming and diving. That’s in addition to women’s equestrian, men’s golf, men&rsq
  • Louisville Lands Brazilian Youth Record-Holder Gustavo Saldo for Fall 2021

    Louisville Lands Brazilian Youth Record-Holder Gustavo Saldo for Fall 2021
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.
    Brazil’s Gustavo Saldo has verbally committed to the University of Louisville for fall 2021. In his age group career in Brazil, he has
  • Stanford Men Kick Off Class of 2025 Recruiting with Verbal from Gabe Machado

    Stanford Men Kick Off Class of 2025 Recruiting with Verbal from Gabe Machado
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.
    Boise YMCA’s Gabe Machado, a distance specialist, is the first known public commitment to the Stanford men’s class of 2025. He’s
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  • NCAA Division 1 Council to Adopt New Transfer Rules by January 2021

    NCAA Division 1 Council to Adopt New Transfer Rules by January 2021
    By Nicole Miller on SwimSwam
    The NCAA Division 1 Council has committed to adopt a uniform transfer rule by January 2021.Under the current rules, student-athletes are allowed to begin playing immediately after transferring in all sports except baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, football and men’s ice hockey. However, most major conferences do not allow students from any sport transferring schools within the conference to begin competing immediately, generally requiring a ye
  • Army Adds Former ECU Assistant Christa Saunders to Expand Coaching Staff

    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    Army West Point has announced the hiring of Christa Saunders as a new assistant swimming coach with the men’s and women’s swimming & diving team. Saunders arrives at the program after spending last season as an assistant at East Carolina, a school that announced it would be cutting its program this summer.
    Army West Point did not lose any coaches; rather, Saunders’ addition will expand the coaching staff by one position.
    In addition to her d
  • Auburn Picks Up In-State Distance Freestyler Mason Mathias for Fall 2021

    Auburn Picks Up In-State Distance Freestyler Mason Mathias for Fall 2021
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.
    Distance freestyler Mason Mathias has verbally committed to the Auburn Tigers for fall 2021. Mathias trains with
    I’m super excited to announ
  • My First Practice Following the Coronavirus: Setting New Expectations

    My First Practice Following the Coronavirus: Setting New Expectations
    By Nicole Miller on SwimSwam
    Three months ago, I walked out of the pool on a typical Thursday night alongside my teammates. As we shut off of the lights at the pool, we laughed and smiled awaiting our next practice on Monday. What we failed to realize is that there would be no practice for many Mondays to come, and those lights would never come back on.This Monday I sat in my car outside of a new pool, anxiously awaiting my return to the water. As I noticed my new teammates exiting their cars, I
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  • How Texas, UVA, and Tulane prepped Katie Robinson to Lead Northwestern

    How Texas, UVA, and Tulane prepped Katie Robinson to Lead Northwestern
    By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam
    On SwimSwam Podcast, we’re giving you an in-depth listen at all things swimming. Host Coleman Hodges welcomes guests and guest co-hosts alike to get perspective on our ever-changing swimming universe and break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.We sat down with Katie Robinson, who recently was announced as the new director of swimming and diving at Northwestern. Katie took us through her swimming career, which goes from humble
  • St. John’s Legends Announce Roman Ramirez As New Head Coach

    St. John’s Legends Announce Roman Ramirez As New Head Coach
    By Ben Dornan on SwimSwam
    The St. John’s Legends Swim Club, a Canadian team based in St. John’s, Newfoundland has announced that Roman Ramirez will be taking over as head coach of the club for 2020/2021 season.Read the full press release hereFollowing his own swimming career, Ramirez began coaching in Mexico and continued for several years before moving to Canada in 1997. Having coaching in Manitoba, and BC, Ramirez most recently served as High-Performance Age Group coach at the Miss
  • Blueseventy Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – National Team Edition, Pt. 4

    Blueseventy Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – National Team Edition, Pt. 4
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwamThanks to blueseventy, our presenting partner for  Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming.
    Without any live age group meets taking place, we’re looking back at the breakout swims and seasons of current U.S. National Team members.
     
    Annie Lazor (BBA – MI), 12: 100-yard breaststroke, 1:09.71 – In March of 2007, 12-year-old Annie Lazor had a big breakthrough, taking two full seconds off her 100 breast. A Michigan age grouper, Laz
  • Denver Receives Emerging Sport Grant To Add Women’s Triathlon

    Denver Receives Emerging Sport Grant To Add Women’s Triathlon
    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: Denver Athletics
    DENVER – The University of Denver Division of Athletics and Recreation has received a grant to add women’s triathlon as its 18th intercollegiate varsity sport, Vice Chancellor for Athletics, Recreation and Ritchie Center Operations Karlton Creech announced on Wednesday. Denver is the 37th institution in the country to add women’s triathlon as a varsity sport, and the ninth at the Division I level.
    Denve
  • Daily Swim Coach Workout #140

    Daily Swim Coach Workout #140
    By Dan Dingman on SwimSwam
    SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily swimming workouts have been written using Commit Swimming. The workouts themselves are not indicative of SwimSwam’s or Commit’s views on training. They strictly reflect the opinions of the author swim coach.
    Workout ContextPurpose:  Base building
    Target age group: Target level:  Age Group (Intermediate), Age G
  • Jamie Kolar Will Transfer from Illinois to Cincinnati for Final Season

    Jamie Kolar Will Transfer from Illinois to Cincinnati for Final Season
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    2016 Olympic Trials qualifier Jamie Kolar will transfer from Illinois to Cincinnati for the 2020-2021 NCAA season. Kolar completed her undergraduate degree at Illinois and will begin working toward a Master of Science in Marketing after completing her undergraduate studies in inderdisciplinary health sciences with a minor in business.
    Kolar graduated with highest honors from Illinois.I am beyond excited to announce my commitment to the University of Cincinnati. I
  • Champion Masters Swimmer Dave Matthews Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

    Champion Masters Swimmer Dave Matthews Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver
    By Nicole Miller on SwimSwam
    Master’s swimmer Dave Matthews suffered serious injuries after being hit by a suspected drunk driver on June 21 in Richmond, California.That morning, Matthews was loading items into his car when a driver made an illegal u-turn at a Ferry Point tunnel, hitting a truck. That truck then struck several cars parked along the road, including his.
    The impact caused him to become wedged between two vehicles, hemorrhaging blood from both of his legs.
    Matthews was airlif
  • Beyond The Lane Lines: Ryan Murphy’s Daily Menu

    Beyond The Lane Lines: Ryan Murphy’s Daily Menu
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    Get your news fix on happenings outside the pool with the latest ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’  With each edition, we collect personal stories, little known facts, and general items of interest from around the world. Read on and learn something new this week.
    #1 Wenatchee High School Coach Jim Elwyn Dies
    51-year-old Jim Elwyn, coach of Wenatchee High School in Washington, died of a brain tumor on June 19th.‘Close friend and fellow swim coach Mike
  • “Is Time Bhi Pool Me Practice Karne Ko Milna Meri Kismat Hai”- Sajan Prakash

    “Is Time Bhi Pool Me Practice Karne Ko Milna Meri Kismat Hai”- Sajan Prakash
    By Sanuj Srivastava on SwimSwam
    Sajan Prakash Ek Matra Aise Swimmer Hai Indian Ke Jo Is Time Apni Practice Continue Kare Hue Hai And Aisa Isliye Possible Hai Kyuki Wo Apni Country Me Nahi Hai Balki Thailand Me Hai, India Me Abhi Koi Bhi Pool Open Hone Ki News Nahi Hai Hai. Sajan Prakash Feburary Se Hi Thailand Me Hai And Unka Manna Hai Ki Wo Bahut Lucky Hai Jo Unko Is Time Me Pool Me Training Karne Ka Mauka Mil Rha Hai.
    Sajan Prakash Ne Espn Ke Ek Interview Me Btaya Ki “Water Me Wapas Jaka
  • SwimSwam Pulse: 55.7% Pick NC State As ACC Men’s Favorites

    SwimSwam Pulse: 55.7% Pick NC State As ACC Men’s Favorites
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    SwimSwam Pulse is a recurring feature tracking and analyzing the results of our periodic A3 Performance Polls. You can cast your vote in our newest poll on the SwimSwam homepage, about halfway down the page on the right side, or you can find the poll embedded at the bottom of this post.
    Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers to pick the preseason favorite in the men’s ACC:
    RESULTS
    Question: Who should be the preseason favorite to win the 2021 Men’s
  • Arkansas Hires Former Rutgers Head Coach Petra Martin as New Assistant

    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    The Arkansas women’s swimming & diving team has announced the hiring of Petra Martin as the program’s new head coach. Martin replaces Anthony Harris, who spent 3 seasons with the program.
    This is Martin’s first full-time collegiate coaching job since she ‘resigned’ as the head coach at Rutgers University in November of 2017, mid-season, after 2 full seasons on the job. The original statement from the school was that the two sides
  • 2:00 200 LCM Butterflier Tommy Bried Sends Verbal to Louisville

    2:00 200 LCM Butterflier Tommy Bried Sends Verbal to Louisville
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.
    Ace Aquatic Club’s Tommy Bried has verbally committed to the Louisville Cardinals for fall 2021. He is a rising senior at Hillgrove High Sch
  • SwimSwam Podcast: How Texas, UVA, and Tulane prepped Katie Robinson to Lead Northwestern

    SwimSwam Podcast: How Texas, UVA, and Tulane prepped Katie Robinson to Lead Northwestern
    By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam
    On SwimSwam Podcast, we’re giving you an in-depth listen at all things swimming. Host Coleman Hodges welcomes guests and guest co-hosts alike to get perspective on our ever-changing swimming universe and break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.We sat down with Katie Robinson, who recently was announced as the new director of swimming and diving at Northwestern. Katie took us through her swimming career, which goes from humble
  • Luglio: Si Torna A Gareggiare, Ecco I Meeting Di Questo Mese

    Luglio: Si Torna A Gareggiare, Ecco I Meeting Di Questo Mese
    By Aglaia Pezzato on SwimSwam
    Mentre in Italia stiamo affrontando la fase di ricostruzione post COVID-19, la pandemia di coronavirus continua ad essere presente in tutto il mondo, incidendo sulle aperture delle piscine, sui protocolli di allenamento e sui calendari degli eventi.
    Se alcuni paesi hanno già rimandato le competizioni al 2021, come Svezia e Scozia, in altre nazioni sono previste manifestazioni durante l’estate.Il mese appena iniziato prevede una manciata di gare, secondo
  • College Planning & Placement for SPIRE Student Athletes: A Path for Everyone

    College Planning & Placement for SPIRE Student Athletes: A Path for Everyone
    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam
    SPIRE IA (Institute/Academy) is one of the world’s most unique and comprehensive athletic, academic, personal and career development organizations. Constructed on 175 acres with 750,000 sq. ft. under roof, SPIRE is among the largest indoor multi-sport, training, education and competition complexes in North America.
    SPIRE swimming facilities include a 50-meter, 10-lane, Olympic-sized pool with 2 movable bulkheads, a 25-yard 6-lane pool, 4 therapy pool
  • Daily Dryland Swimming Workouts #100 – 100 Squats

    Daily Dryland Swimming Workouts #100 – 100 Squats
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    For the past few months, SwimSwam has been posting a daily swimming workout to help inspire swim coaches around the world who are looking for new ideas to try with their swimmers. Since most of the world’s pools are currently closed for business, we wanted to give swimmers and coaches an alternative set of dryland workouts to use to stay fit during the quarantine. These workouts will be designed to be done around the house. Some will use basic equip
  • FINIS Set of the Week: Shake It Out

    FINIS Set of the Week: Shake It Out
    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwamSet of the Week is courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam partner.
    This week’s set of the week comes from Kat Wickham, FINIS marketing coordinator and former swimmer at the University of Utah (SKO Utes).
    This week’s set was designed for recovery. 2000 yards to shake it out and get that lactic acid out of your body.
    1 x 400 warmup
    2 x 300 pull
    3 x 200 kick with fins
    4 x 100 perfect technique
    *Wear foam pull buoy and Agility Paddles for pulling a
  • A Luglio “4 Nations Meet”. In Gara Ungheria, Germania, Austria, Rep Ceca

    A Luglio “4 Nations Meet”. In Gara Ungheria, Germania, Austria, Rep Ceca
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    Luglio sarà per molte nazioni il mese in cui si tornerà a gareggiare. Nonostante le restrizioni per il coronavirus impediscano ancora a molti atleti nel mondo di allenarsi, alcune federazioni stanno programmando eventi per i prossimi mesi.
    La Federazione Nuoto Ungherese, dopo aver diramato l’aggiornamento del suo calendario per la stagione 2020, ha istituito una nuova manifestazione.
    L’evento è stato intitolato “The 4 Nations Mee
  • El Programa De YouTube De Lili Ibáñez Incorpora Subtítulos En Tres Idiomas

    El Programa De YouTube De Lili Ibáñez Incorpora Subtítulos En Tres Idiomas
    By Tomas Rodriguez ES on SwimSwam
    “Un Café Con Lili y Marga,” el programa de YouTube presentado por la velocista mexicana Liliana Ibáñez y la española Marga Rico ahora cuenta con subtítulos en tres idiomas: inglés, italiano y español.
    Como ya anunciábamos el mes pasado, la primera temporada de esta saga de anécdotas acerca de sus sendas experiencias personales contará con un total de 12 capítulos, con lo que
  • KAP7 Water Polo Tips: Cross Face Passing Drill

    KAP7 Water Polo Tips: Cross Face Passing Drill
    By Gold Medal Mel Stewart on SwimSwamCross Face Passing Drill
    You are watching Water Polo Tips courtesy of KAP7.
    Too see all KAP7 Water Polo Tips, go here. ABOUT KAP7KAP7 is proud to support the development of water polo through our direct sponsorship.  We invest capital and product at all levels across the globe to foster the development of Water Polo.  We sponsor teams at the Club, High School and University levels.  We are also a proud sponsor of the US Olympic Water Polo
  • Adam Peaty “Tutti Possiamo Essere Migliori Se Si E’ Disposti A Farlo”

    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    Adam Peaty ha avuto un 2020 diverso da quello che si aspettava.
    Dopo un 2019 che lo ha visto trionfare ai Mondiali FINA di Gwangju, Peaty si stava preparando ad affrontare le Olimpiadi di Tokyo. L’epidemia da coronavirus ed il rinvio delle Olimpiadi di Tokyo al 2021, non hanno però scalfito la determinazione del ranista inglese. Il 19 Aprile Adam condivideva con il mondo la gioia di aspettare il primo figlio.
    Ieri, in un post su Instagram,
  • Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Craving the Blue Rubber Matting

    Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Craving the Blue Rubber Matting
    By Torrey Hart on SwimSwam
    We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets presented by Arena, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse.
    Featured Instagram Post of the Week:
    Rumor is that Adam Peaty‘s lion tattoo has an Adam Peaty lion tattooView this post on InstagramMaster the art of observing. #arenawaterinstinct
    A post shared byarena(@arenawaterinstinct) on Jun 29, 2020 at 1:20am PDT
    10.Aaand…. we’re back.pic.twitter.com/oplkXvxlGl
    — Steve Schaffer
  • Ellesmere Breaststroker Maia Hall Sends Verbal to Nebraska for 2021

    Ellesmere Breaststroker Maia Hall Sends Verbal to Nebraska for 2021
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.
    Maia Hall of Ellesmere College in England has verbally committed to Nebraska’s class of 2025.
    I’m excited to announce my verbal commit
  • CSCAA Asks NCAA to Extend Recruiting Restrictions until April 2021

    CSCAA Asks NCAA to Extend Recruiting Restrictions until April 2021
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) has requested that the NCAA extend its recruiting restrictions for college programs well beyond the current moratorium, which expires at the end of August.
    In a letter released on Tuesday, the CSCAA asked the NCAA to extend the recruiting dead period until December and to extend a moratorium to on-campus visits through March of 2021.
    An NCAA “dead period” restricts coaches from meeting with studen
  • UCLA Receives Verbal Commitment from New York HS State Runner-Up Joanie Cash

    UCLA Receives Verbal Commitment from New York HS State Runner-Up Joanie Cash
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.
    Rising Sacred Heart Academy senior Joanie Cash has verbally committed to the UCLA Bruins for fall 2021. Cash trains club with Long Island Aqu
  • Two-Time Utah 5A Champion Elliott Howe Verbals to Kansas for Fall 2021

    Two-Time Utah 5A Champion Elliott Howe Verbals to Kansas for Fall 2021
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.
    Elliott Howe of South Davis Aquatics Team in Utah has verbally committed to the University of Kansas for fall 2021.
    I chose KU because it felt lik
  • Swimming South Africa Annuncia La Squadra Nazionale Per La Stagione 2020/21

    Swimming South Africa Annuncia La Squadra Nazionale Per La Stagione 2020/21
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    Swimming South Africa ha rivelato le selezioni della sua Nazionale per la stagione 2020/21. Sono state formate le squadre:Elite Senior Squad
    Senior Squad
    Elite Youth Squad
    Senior Youth Squad
    Junior Squad
    Open WaterLa strategia di selezione ha seguito il programma nazionale di sviluppo a lungo termine (LTPD). I componenti sono stati scelti secondo i rigorosi requisiti per la selezione degli atleti per i grandi eventi sotto la giurisdizione della Confederazione Sportiva
  • Ikee Rikako Protagonista Il 23 Luglio Del Countdown Delle Olimpiadi

    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    Ikee Rikako, ha dichiarato di non puntare a competere ai Giochi Olimpici rinviati al luglio 2021 nella sua nazione natale. Sarà comunque impegnata in un evento dell’organizzazione delle Olimpiadi.
    Ikee sarà protagonista, secondo il Japan Times  di un conto alla rovescia che si svolgerà a Tokyo il 23 Luglio 2020. Ad un anno esatto dalla cerimonia di apertura delle Olimpiadi, Ikee Rikako parlerà agli atleti. a lei è sta
  • CSCAA Announces Scholar All-America Teams, But Drops Team GPAs

    CSCAA Announces Scholar All-America Teams, But Drops Team GPAs
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    COVID-related changes to college academic programs have added wrinkles to the CSCAA’s Scholar All-America program, which removed team GPAs from this year’s lists.
    The CSCAA (College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America) tracks scholar All-America teams each semester. Typically, teams must have a team GPA of 3.0 or higher to earn the award. The CSCAA notes that “institutional adjustments to grading systems resulted in GPAs nearly one
  • 2019 Polish Worlds Teamer Jakub Kraska Swims Personal Best in 100 Free

    2019 Polish Worlds Teamer Jakub Kraska Swims Personal Best in 100 Free
    By Nick Pecoraro on SwimSwam
    2020 Polish National Team Time TrialJune 27, 2020
    Lodz, POL
    50m (LCM)
    Meet ResultsAfter Poland opened borders with its EU neighbors Lithuania, Germany, Czech Republic, and Slovakia on June 13th, the country slowly began returning to normal pace. On Saturday, a national swim team time trial was held in Lodz, where a portion of the country’s elite swimmers raced in their first official competition since the coronavirus pandemic took hold.
    Highlighting the time tr
  • Arizona Rolls Back Pool Reopening Guidelines amid Coronavirus Outbreak

    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    In the same week as the University of Arizona announced a pause on returning student-athletes to campus, the state has rolled back some of its pool opening orders in an effort to curb a spike in new cases in the state.
    The new orders, which can be read in full here, include the following new information about pools.
    Pools may continue to operate as follows:
    Pools operated as part of a public accommodation, such as those at hotels but not those at multi-housing complex
  • Rikako Ikee Set To Speak At Spectator-Less Olympic Countdown Event

    Rikako Ikee Set To Speak At Spectator-Less Olympic Countdown Event
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    19-year-old Japanese swimming champion Rikako Ikee may not be aiming to compete at the 2020 Olympic Games postponed to July 2021 in her home nation, but the teen is still getting involved in the mega international sporting event.
    Ikee is still in rehabilitation mode after having spent nearly a year in the hospital undergoing treatments for acute lymphocytic leukemia. Just months after having earned the first-ever MVP title at an Asian Games in 2018, Ikee revealed h
  • Andre Cats Hands Over KNZB Recreational Responsibilities To Guust Jutte

    Andre Cats Hands Over KNZB Recreational Responsibilities To Guust Jutte
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    Perhaps as a final piece of the national talent development process reshuffling that has been taking place in the Netherlands, the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation (KNZB) has announced that responsibilities in the field of recreational swimming have been turned over to Guust Jutte.
    The move of this role away from Director of Top Sport Andre Cats will enable him to more optimally support the performance of national athletes on the way to the postponed Olympic and Paralymp
  • Daily Swim Coach Workout #139

    Daily Swim Coach Workout #139
    By Dan Dingman on SwimSwam
    SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily swimming workouts have been written using Commit Swimming. The workouts themselves are not indicative of SwimSwam’s or Commit’s views on training. They strictly reflect the opinions of the author swim coach.
    Workout ContextPurpose:  Base building
    Target age group:  13-14 years old
    Target level:  Age Group (Adv
  • Swimming South Africa Reveals National Squads For 2020/21 Season

    Swimming South Africa Reveals National Squads For 2020/21 Season
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    Swimming South Africa has revealed its National Team selections for the 2020/21 season, including the country’s Elite Senior Squad, Senior Squad, Elite Youth Squad, Senior Youth squad, Junior Youth squad, Elite Junior Squad, Junior squad, and Open Water teams.
    The selection strategy adhered to the nation’s Long Term Participant Development (LTPD) program, as well as the stringent requirements for the selection of athletes and teams to major events under the
  • High-Level International Meets For July 2020

    High-Level International Meets For July 2020
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    The coronavirus pandemic continues to be ever-present around the world, impacting pool openings, practice protocols, and event calendars.
    As reported in detail throughout our site, elite international meets began falling off the schedule in March, with the months of April, May, and June virtually devoid of all swimming competitions outside of a random domestic time trial.
    We’re moving into the month of July with a handful of competitions beginning to emerge and mo
  • Russian National Team Begins 2nd Camp at Krugloye Lake, This Time with NT Coach

    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    The All-Russia Swimming Federation has begun a 2nd camp for its elite athletes in isolation at Krugloye Lake. This camp is scheduled to last until July 13.
    Some of the names of participants have changed from the national team’s first camp, but the biggest change is the presence of Russian National Team head coach Sergey Chepik. The 66-year old did not attend the first camp as a member of a higher-risk demographic for COVID-19 complications, but has felt comforta
  • Competitor Coach of the Month: Bruce Gemmell, NCAP

    Competitor Coach of the Month: Bruce Gemmell, NCAP
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwamCompetitor Coach of the Month is a recurring SwimSwam feature shedding light on a U.S.-based coach who has risen above the competition. As with any item of recognition, Competitor Coach of the Month is a subjective exercise meant to highlight one coach whose work holds noteworthy context – perhaps a coach who was clearly in the limelight, or one whose work fell through the cracks a bit more among other stories. If your favorite coach wasn’t selected, feel
  • Arizona Delays Athletes’ Return To Campus Due To Latest Coronavirus Data

    Arizona Delays Athletes’ Return To Campus Due To Latest Coronavirus Data
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    The University of Arizona is delaying its plans to return its student-athletes back to campus in light of the latest coronavirus data.
    ‘After consultations with the University of Arizona Re-Entry Task Force, Campus Health Services, Pima County Health Department and other local health care experts, the University of Arizona Athletics Department will pause bringing additional student-athletes back to campus.
    The Arizona athletics department says will seek additional
  • Swimming Sikhne Ke Liye Beginner Ke Liye Jaruri Equipment

    By Sanuj Srivastava on SwimSwam
    Agar Aap Swimming Mei New Hai Toh, Ye Ek Quite Daunting Task Hota Hai Apne Aap Ko Apni First Swim Se Kitting Out Karna, Itni Zyada Advice Hoti Hai Aapke Around Ki Aapko Kis Chiz Ki Jarurat Hai Aur Kya Buy Karna Chhaiye Is Chiz Ko Lekar Ki Ye Thoda Confusion Create Ho Jaata Hai. Apne Mind Ko Ease Par Set Karne Aur Apne New Past Time Ko Jyada Se Jyada Enjoyable Banane Ke Liye Humne Key Items Ki List Compiled Ki Hai Jiski Aaapko Pool Mei Jaane Se Pahle Jarurat Padegi
  • An Epic Swim For A Blind Friend In Need

    An Epic Swim For A Blind Friend In Need
    By James Sutherland on SwimSwam
    Anthony Wallace is set to swim five miles to support a friend in need.
    Wallace’s friend, Kevin Lewis, had laser refractive surgery two years ago due to his inability to wear contact lenses. The surgery resulted in corneal ectasia, when the cornea loses its structural integrity, and Lewis progressively lost all of his vision over the last two years.In order to help Lewis navigate his daily life, Wallace will swim from Burnside Island to Isle of Hope in Savann
  • The Hungry Swimmer: Greek Yogurt Recipes

    The Hungry Swimmer: Greek Yogurt Recipes
    By Zoe Gregorace on SwimSwam
    As the summer heat rolls on in, I’m sure you are on the lookout for refreshing recipes to cool you down and fuel your body for some fun in the sun. Whether it’s a sweet or savory recipe, Greek yogurt is an underrated and versatile ingredient. Packed with high quality protein and probiotics, this stuff will keep you satiated and support a healthy digestive tract by increasing the amount of good bacteria in your gut. In case you are looking to incorporate m

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