Tag Archives: parents

Should adult swimmers receive more swimming lessons?

At a gym you get a tour, an induction, a programme; at a pool you simply get told where the changing rooms are. But bad stroke technique can be counterproductive and even dangerous. There’s a woman I see regularly at the pool where I swim. She completes one length of breaststroke – at best – […]

Top Father’s Day Gifts for Swimmer Dads

Father’s Day is just around the corner! Here’s a couple gift ideas for Father’s Day, but specifically for those dads that are active swimmers: Underwater Audio Waterproof iPod Underwater Audio Waterproof iPod – this is a great gift, because it allows you to listen to your favorite music while swimming laps, training, or even relaxing in […]

10 REASONS WHY SWIM DADS ARE THE BEST DADS

Courtesy of Elizabeth Wickham Swim dads are the unsung heroes of swimming and without them, teams would have a tough time staying afloat. Some swim dads are responsible for the day-to-day responsibility of getting kids to and from practice, while others help with meets and fundraising. There are many things dads do to help their children, teams […]

Brush Up on Your Pool Talk With This Handy Swimming Glossary

By Alex Kostich On the bottom, we’re going to descend 5 x 200 at 3:00, even split, 3:1 with full gear. If the above sentence makes no sense, it may be time for you to brush up on your swimming vocabulary. Regardless of whether you are a Masters swimmer or a weekend warrior who trains […]

7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe on the Beach This Summer

By Patrick Quinn THINKSTOCK IMAGES VIA GETTY IMAGES Summer’s coming, so naturally you’re getting ready for some beach time. You’ve found all of the beach gear in the garage and practiced your best gut suck in front of the mirror, determining it’s passably deceptive (it’s not). Now if you’re a parent, planning for a day […]

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