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  • James Gibson, Head Coach & General Manager of Energy Standard | The #AskASwimPro Show On this episode of The #AskASwimPro Show, we caught up with James Gibson, the Head Coach and General Manager of Energy Standard, the elite team that won the International Swimming League’s inaugural season. He shared how he’s adjusting his team’s training due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and his tips for keeping athletes positive and engaged […] April 7, 2020
  • How To Endure The Pandemic As A Swim Coach The COVID-19 pandemic is a stressful time for swim coaches and teams across the world. There is uncertainty about when pools will reopen and how to adapt to this new reality to stay financially afloat. Our Co-Founder and CEO Fares Ksebati shared tips to help swim coaches navigate the strategic unknowns from the business perspective […] April 1, 2020
  • FINA Convention: The Best Swimming Conference in the World The aquatics industry is certainly expanding fast and the future looks bright. Whether you’re a coach, industry professional or athlete, there is a lot to be excited about the future of aquatics. In December over 1,200 of the world’s leaders in aquatic sports will gather in Hangzhou, China for the FINA World Aquatic Sports Convention. […] November 7, 2018
  • Why Swim Coaches Should Attend The FINA World Aquatic Convention As a swim coach, I’m looking forward to the 2018 FINA World Aquatic Convention this December 8-10. I attended in 2016, and the coaches clinic was the best I’ve ever been to for a number of reasons this article will detail. What is the World Aquatic Convention? The three day conference features the Golden Coaches […] October 30, 2018
  • What is the FINA World Aquatic Convention In December, the world’s leaders in aquatic sports will gather in Hangzhou, China for the FINA World Aquatic Sports Convention. This conference occurs only once every two years at the host site of the FINA Short Course World Championships. I attended the 2016 FINA World Aquatic Convention and Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Canada. […] October 23, 2018
  • Share Your #MySwimPro Swim with our Global Community Did you know athletes from over 150+ countries are reaching their goals by training with the MySwimPro app?! MySwimPro is the #1 app for connecting swimmers all over the world and it is the perfect training tool to keep you motivated. When you add friends on the MySwimPro app, you can share your progress with […] August 16, 2018
  • The 7 Biggest Benefits of Keeping a Swim Log (and Why You’ll Swim Faster) If you want to reach your full potential, you should be aware of what you are doing day in and day out of the pool. The best way to do this is to record and track what you’re doing in the water – simply log EVERYTHING! Related: Three Easy Tips For Swim Logging Swim Faster […] October 19, 2017
  • Short Course World Championships (Windsor 2016) Windsor, Canada may be known as a hockey town, but for the first part of December, the Ontario city welcomed athletes from over 170 countries for the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships. The venue itself was transformed from a hockey rink into a swimming pool, and over 30,000 spectators watched the world’s best compete for […] December 21, 2016
  • The 3 Biggest Mistakes Swim Coaches Make With Shoulder Injury Prevention! The following article is a guest post by Dr. John Mullen, DPT, CSCS a World renowned expert and speaker in sports training and rehabilitation. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at USC where he performed research on swimming biomechanics and lung adaptations in swimming training. Many think swim coaches prescribe adequate shoulder injury prevention. […] August 9, 2016
  • Why You Should Log Every Swim Workout If you swim 5,000 meters per day, in a year you’ll have swum over 1,500,000 meters! 😮 That’s the equivalent of swimming through the Atlantic Ocean from New York City, USA to Havana, Cuba. But if you’re not logging your swim workouts, it’s simply impossible to know how far you’ve actually gone. How do you […] August 1, 2016