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From the Swimming World website... By Emma Foster Coaches. They are some of the most influential people in a swimmer’s life. While their primary role is centered around developing fast swimmers, many coaches are much more than that. Nutritionist, first-aid personnel, and mentor are just some of the hats a coach might don in a single day. Spending time with athletes for as many hours as our sport requires often creates strong bonds between coaches and athletes that last long after the swimmer’s last race is swum. Read more>>

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From the TeamUnify Knowledge webpage... In the interest to improve intant communication between KING and members, we would like all KING members to add/update their cell telephone numbers in their family account & swimmer membership page (if applicable). Please follow the instructions below from TeamUnify... Parents: Add and verify a cell number in SwimOffice for SMS/texting Communication via text is critical to your team's ability to stay in contact with you. Sign In to your team's TeamUnify SwimOffice website. If you see an Email Address Verification pop up, click the...

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From the SwimSwam website... BY MARY NORTHCUTT At every meet, the pool deck is a runway, whether you were aware of it or not. People will wear all sorts of things over their swimsuit to stay warm in between their races. In my years of swimming I feel like I have seen just about every look, here are a few that range from the most common to the most memorable: Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By Mark McCluskey In life, you might feel stuck in the daily grind and are searching for a way out. In swimming, you can also feel stuck in your training with little insight on how to progress and improve. One of the hardest things for a swimmer to figure out is when they seem to be stuck in a specific event. No matter how hard they work, how focused they are with technique, and how much time they spend out of practice visualizing their race,...

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We are very excited to officially announce our new team profile on Facebook. We will be sharing a variety of useful content to keep our friends and visitors on top of all the latest King Aquatic Club and KING Boosters news, upcoming events, competitions, and more! Please check out our page, and be sure to LIKE and FOLLOW us! You can find us here: https://www.facebook.com/RealKingAquaticClub

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From the SwimSwam website... BY OLIVIER POIRIER-LEROY It’s Friday morning, you kick the sheets off your freshly shaved-down legs, and you jump out of bed. Take a deep pull of air and exhale. Today is gonna be a good day. On these special mornings, the mornings you wake up knowing that later in the day you are going to swim faster than you ever have, things just feel different. Read more >>

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From the SwimmingWorld website... By Jennifer Yoo Every swimmer knows the amount of time that their sport requires. As you spend countless numbers of hours in and out of the pool with the same people, they start to become your second family. Swimmers cherish their swim families and often make lifelong friends through it. Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By Jamie Kolar Being in the water in swimming can be seen as a blessing because it can block out the rest of the world for a brief two-hour period. However, every blessing has its curse. The water can trap us in solitary confinement with our own thoughts to fly wild in our heads with no one else around to correct them or refocus our attention. Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By Natalia Kaczor “What sport do you play?” “I swim.” “Oh that’s fun; I swim in my pool all the time!” We have all been in a similar situation before. The frustration that builds up when hearing this is evident on our faces. Should we be offended, or just laugh it off? Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By Allison Peters Once, during a meet, I had a revelation. After almost being jumped on by one of my teammates during warmup, I thought to myself, “Wow, he’s really breaking a norm right now.” Then I realized the way swim meets and swim practices run are basically just dependent on a bunch of unspoken swimmer laws that help things flow and prevent fights from breaking out. Read more >>