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Jun 28, 2018 - July Practice Calendar
Click HERE for changes to the July practice schedule BLACK & BLUE groups - please pay careful attention to Coach Stephanie's weekly updates - they will better reflect the changes than this calendar
May 21, 2018 - 2018-2019 New Member Tryouts
Click HERE to register for the June 18th Tryout Click HERE to register for the June 25th Tryout Click HERE to register for the July 10 Tryout Click HERE to register for the July 17 Tryout ALL ...
Mar 28, 2018 - Long Course Practice Schdule
Click HERE for the Long Course practice schedule (begins June 9) - UPDATED 6/6/2018
Feb 19, 2018 - 2018 Long Course Meet Schedule
Click HERE for the 2018 Long Course Meet Schedule (updated 3.28.2018)
Oct 15, 2015 - Be A Giver, Not A Getter
Please read the article from Changing the Game Project on teamwork changingthegameproject.com/the-one-quality-great-teammates-have-in-common/
Oct 3, 2013 - Some Great Articles
Click on the links below for a few great articles that are applicable to all swimmers & swim parents 7 Habits of Highly Effective Athletes What to say to your child after a race 20 Habits of Elite Swi...
Jun 10, 2013 - Perfect Practice: how to get the most out of your training
Short, but great article on the physical, mental & emotional components of training http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=1&itemid=5272&mid=8712
Mar 16, 2013 - Tips to Help Your Swimmer Eat Better
Great article from USA Swimming on basic tips to develop good eating habits http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=1&itemid=5074&mid=8712
Feb 23, 2013 - Two Great Articles
A great article on sleep deprivation & athletes A video on how to help your athlete deal with discouragement
Dec 28, 2012 - Check out our Blog!
2 new posts are up on the blog. Check it out! http://atomswim.wordpress.com
Nov 29, 2012 - Our Very Own Franke Bell in the News!
Click HERE for the full article on Franke that was printed in the South Charlotte Observer this past weekend!
Nov 26, 2012 - Mental Imagery: A Powerful Tool
CLICK HERE for a great article on the role that mental imagery should play in sports
Sep 29, 2012 - 100 Freestyle Breathing Pattern
Interesting article from USA Swimming breaking down the breathing pattern in the 100 free at the Olympics http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=1&itemid=4755&mid=8712
Feb 14, 2012 - Good Reading
Here are a few articles from USA Swimming that may be of interest Praise the talent or the effort? Swimming the 400 IM
Nov 8, 2011 - Get Recruited
Click HERE for a link to a Swimming World article that will help any student start to think about what they are looking for in a college (whether or not they plan to swim).
Nov 5, 2011 - The Double Goal of Youth Sports
Click HERE to read about our team philosophy and how the coaches, swimmers and parents can all work together to reach the same goals.
Sep 28, 2011 - Signing up for your first meet
Parents & Swimmers, Please click HERE for information that will help you sign up for the Great Pumpkin Swim Meet successfully.
Sep 20, 2011 - Mental Toughness
HERE is an excellent article from Swimming World Magazine about the importance of mental toughness and positive thinking. Give it a read - its great for athletes & non athletes alike.
Oct 18, 2010 - Everything you need to know for your first swim meet
Click HERE for very important information on our first meet of the season! We hope you are as excited as we are!!
Oct 29, 2009 - The Breaststroke Pullout
Why is the breaststroke pullout so important? Click here to find out!
Oct 29, 2009 - Nutrition
Click here for the top 30 foods for swimmers
Oct 1, 2009 - How to Turn Disappointment into Positive Outlook
Garrett Weber-Gale reflects on his season & give some very good advice on how to get the most out of a disappointing swim season. Click here to read his blog