Skip navigation

Newbies (New Swimmers)

New to the pool? Dive in to the discussion and connect with other new swimmers.

Manage categories


Create and manage categories in Newbies (New Swimmers). Removing a category will not remove content.

Categories in Newbies (New Swimmers)
Add a new category (0 remaining)

Manage Announcements


Create and manage announcements in Newbies (New Swimmers). Try to limit the announcements to keep them useful.

Announcements in Newbies (New Swimmers)
Subject Author Date Actions

Recent Threads

Refresh this widget
Subject Author Last Post Views Replies
How to master butterfly stroke

Hi Guys,   I want to get advice on how to master...

luya 3 years ago by MicheleSwim 2,279 1
New Swimmer question about where to begin

I started this past Sunday swimming at a relative&rsqu...

Doug87 3 years ago by MicheleSwim 1,773 1
Why do you like swimming?

Hey Everyone!   Just curious, what inspired you ...

SlowPokeChu 3 years ago by austinart2860 5,280 3
Swallowing water and air?

Hey guys, You all need to talk a lot more...  Th...

PedDoc1 4 years ago by luya 3,826 3
Advice on learning Flip turns?

Hello   I have been witness to a lot of swim pra...

Shinman 5 years ago by waterproofmp3 6,184 6
Good race for Newbies?...

Hi There, I'm new to swimming.  I used to reall...

April W. 6 years ago by Swim the World 3,055 2
Olympic Champion Dara Torres in Phoenix, AZ for Meet & Greet

Dara Torres, the 12 time Olympic swimming medalist and...

abm0950 6 years ago by abm0950 2,851 0
Seeking advice for catching my breath while swimming.

  I am training for my first tri, and I'm very e...

SG1524 6 years ago by Werts1 17,173 21
Are there training groups in Sarasota, FL?

Hi Everyone,   I'm new to this sport, started tr...

SHH4E 6 years ago by SHH4E 1,840 0
What do you think about?

Hey yalls,   When I go for long runs, I imagine ...

SlowPokeChu 6 years ago by darrell myrick 4,026 6
Adult swimming class

Almost 40 and thinking of enrolling in an adult swimmi...

@RunRayRun 6 years ago by TyKy 2,563 2
Shoulder Joint Pain?

So I'm a newbie. I went from doing a 2 hour pool mile ...

SlowPokeChu 6 years ago by shlderpainrick 2,329 1
Current Runner...Wannabe Swimmer...Advice?

Hey Yalls,   So I'm a newbie swimmer who...I thi...

SlowPokeChu 6 years ago by one2swim 4,664 4
Newbies can post as often as they want, right?

So here I am, 1 week and 5 swims into "my new activity...

PedDoc1 6 years ago by SlowPokeChu 2,896 1
Floatation Belts

I am a runner who is taking up swimming as a means of ...

NeverQuit64 6 years ago by NeverQuit64 3,849 2
Tried swimming this morning, out of breath in one length, need advice please

I am an active runner and enjoy cycling a tremendous a...

NKersten 6 years ago by Wittymermaid 9,801 9
Overcoming Fear Of Water

Does anyone have any experience overcoming the fear of...

virtualswim 6 years ago by 9,098 13
Newbie!!  Help, pretty please... I asked nicely...

Hey guys, I'm not new to active, but I am new to the ...

PedDoc1 6 years ago by 3,094 3
body rotation during freestyle

Hello,   I have just joined and I rea...

Jitka27 6 years ago by 5,291 6
Anyone else have bad sinus congestion after swimming?

I've been wanting to do my first triathlon for some ti...

m20kflyer 6 years ago by lilienkamp 9,025 4