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  • Swim Like A Pro: New Book from Fares Ksebati We’re excited to announce a new book from our Co-Founder and CEO, Fares Ksebati: Swim Like A Pro! This book is the culmination of over a decade of on-deck coaching experience, 20+ years of competitive swimming knowledge and over five years building the largest digital swimming community in the world. About the Book Swim Like […] February 25, 2021
  • Why I Swim When I’m swimming, it feels like I’ve entered a different world. It’s as if I’ve been transported to another dimension. The world’s problems just disappear, and I become one with the water. The feeling of weightlessness is unlike anything I’ve experienced in my life.  It’s magical. When I first dive in, all my senses awaken, […] February 25, 2021
  • Finding True Happiness in Open Water Swimming In this guest blog post, MySwimPro Ambassador Carly Folger-Bumgarner shares her lifelong connection to swimming, and how she has evolved and found happiness through open water swimming. In August of 2020, I was welcomed into the MySwimPro Ambassador squad. I kind of had to pinch myself; it was a “why me?” scenario. The team has people […] February 24, 2021
  • The 5 Most Common Butterfly Mistakes Swimmers Make Swimming pros and newbies can agree: butterfly is the toughest stroke! It engages every muscle in your body, and requires lots of strength and solid technique to swim it well. While it may be tempting to muscle your way through a butterfly set however you can, you might be making easily-fixable errors that are slowing […] February 23, 2021
  • The 5 Most Common Backstroke Mistakes Swimmers Make Backstroke can be a challenge — how are we supposed to swim confidently when we can’t see where we’re going?! Some days it’s tough to swim without crashing into the lane line! Well, we’re here to help! We’re breaking down the most common backstroke technique slip-ups and how to fix them, plus a backstroke workout […] February 19, 2021
  • How I Fell in Love with Ice Swimming In this guest blog post, MySwimPro Ambassador Beth Nymeyer shares her swimming journey, including how she got started ice swimming during the COVID-19 pandemic. About Me I am a 38-year-old swimmer and mom of 2 kids from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. I have been coaching or teaching swimming for over 20 years on 2 continents. I […] February 18, 2021
  • Swimming with the Middle East’s Largest Swim Club | Elite Swim Team Kuwait Nestled at the top of the Arabian Gulf in Western Asia is the Elite Swim Team Kuwait. It’s one of the top clubs in the region, with over 2,500 swimmers from more than 20 nationalities swimming at 9 aquatic facilities! Last year, before the COVID-19 pandemic, Fares had the opportunity to visit the beautiful country […] February 12, 2021
  • These Swimming Love Stories Will Make You Smile If you ask a swimmer what they love about the sport, they’ll probably share a long list of things: Escaping from stress, challenging themselves or being part of a team, to name a few. But what about when you find that special someone who loves swimming as much as you do? We asked our global […] February 11, 2021
  • The 5 Most Common Breaststroke Mistakes Swimmers Make At first glance, breaststroke may seem easy: It’s just “frog” stroke, right? Wrong!  Breaststroke is one of the most technically challenging strokes, and while many swimmers can make it from one end of the pool to the other, their technique typically is not quite right! Check out the 5 most common breaststroke mistakes we see […] February 10, 2021
  • Sink the Stats: How Tankproof is Breaking Swimming Stereotypes The USA Swimming Foundation reports that 64% of black children can’t swim, compared to 40% of white children. Studies also show that the drowning rate is 5.5 times higher for black children than white children.  Why is that? It comes down to decades of limited access to aquatics. Read on for a look at how […] February 4, 2021