Swimming Forward

Swimming Forward

By Simi Montheid (Monte Sereno, CA) She was swimming hard. All the weeks of hard work, the early morning practices, the late afternoon practices, the unshaven legs, the dry land drills, had been for this moment. She stood on the blocks – tense — remembering not...
Swimming Pool Rules For Health And Safety

Swimming Pool Rules For Health And Safety

Swimming pool rules exist to ensure the health and safety of every pool visitor. Even though such rules can sometimes seem restrictive, they are always there for a good reason. Public Swimming Pool Rules Always follow the lifeguard’s directions. He/she knows...
Swimming Pool Etiquette – Rules of Conduct for Lap Swimmers

Swimming Pool Etiquette – Rules of Conduct for Lap Swimmers

Swimming pool etiquette (also known as lap swimming etiquette) is a set of informal rules of conduct that ensure a smooth swimming experience when several swimmers share a lane. As a new (lap) swimmer you are often unaware of the existence of a swimming pool...
How to Keep Your Swimming Fun

How to Keep Your Swimming Fun

Staying motivated is important to keep your swimming fun and making progress. I use lots of strategies to keep my workouts entertaining and that’s why I’ve been able to enjoy swimming nonstop since I came back to the sport in 2003. I’ve talked...
Should Children Learn to Swim With or Without Goggles?

Should Children Learn to Swim With or Without Goggles?

Reader Question Our reader David asks the following question: Thanks for the very intuitive and comprehensive information you provide. Can we discuss swim goggles? While I typically have worn them to prevent that burning red eye syndrome, I would like to hear more of...
Miscellaneous Swimming Articles

Miscellaneous Swimming Articles

This page contains swimming articles and information about topics not covered elsewhere on this site. Swimming Articles Swimming Pool Etiquette – Rules of Conduct For Lap Swimmers: The swimming pool etiquette (also known as lap swimming etiquette) is a set of...

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