Helping you navigate the waters of the swimming world
New to the sport or just starting out and not sure where to go? We’ve all been there before. At some point in time, we all started exactly where you’re standing now.
At the beginning and asking: ‘what happens next?‘ Or: ‘where do I go from here?’
The answer? You take one day at at a time and you come back here 😉
Welcome to Swimming 101! Your place to start learning about the world of swimming. To help you understand the difference a latex and silicon cap. Or the different swimming terminology that fills the pool area.
Swimming might seem complicated and confusing. But it doesn’t have to be 🙂 I hope that the articles here help motivate and encourage you to keep swimming. Even when you’re not quite sure what’s going on around you.
Don’t see what you need, have a question or suggestion for a future topic? Drop me a comment and let me know!
Because we’ve all been there before 🙂
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Covering everything you need to know about swim practice. Such as what to expect at practice, what to bring to practice, and more!
While meets may seem overwhelming and confusing, we’ll break down the anatomy of a meet and make it easier to understand 🙂
Everything swimming related, to include nutrition, joining a team, swimming tryouts, and more!
How many of us remember one of our first days of school? Walking into the school and not knowing what to expect, or what to do. I know I do! No matter what age you are, starting something new is nerve wracking. When I started swimming, my ...
At least, not until you’ve committed a swimming faux pas and everyone is yelling at you!
But what is swim etiquette and what are ...
But what is swim etiquette?
Swim etiquette, in short are the rules and unspoken agreements to swim ...
Have you ever listened to the swimmers around you at practice and wonder: “Are they speaking the same language as me?” In some cases, they’re not! Swimmers, much like any athlete, have hundreds of words that only they know.
Knowing some swimming ...
When I first looked to start competitive swimming, I picked it up only for the ‘easy’ PE credit. And because I enjoyed swimming. Boy, was I in for a shock once I started swimming, haha. At that time though, I didn't realize all the ...