Swim Tips

Looking for more information on how to level up your swimming? Here’s some of our favorite content for helping swimmers get the most from their time in the water.

When Should Beginners Start Using Swim Paddles

When Should Beginners Start Using Swim Paddles?

Before you begin using swim paddles, you should know that your coach will determine what size paddle you should use. Paddle sizes can vary by 10% or more, and different paddle styles are intended to focus on different aspects of your stroke. There are three general sizes that you should ...
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What are the Different Types of Swim Paddles

What are the Different Types of Swim Paddles?

There are a few different types of swim paddles available on the market. Some are full-sized, while others are just for your wrist or finger. Cho osing the right paddle will depend on how you use it, but you should always look for a full-sized paddle that includes straps to ...
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How to Use Swim Paddles

How to Use Swim Paddles

Swim paddles can help you catch more water and take fewer strokes per length. They also help you strengthen your top catch and your grip in the water. They also help prevent the paddle from falling off your hands and promote a full pulling motion. Whether you're using paddles to ...
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Latex vs Silicone Swim Caps

What’s the Difference Between Latex and Silicone Swim Caps?

Silicone and latex swim caps are very similar in many ways, but the key difference between the two is the material. Silicone caps are much softer and can be worn for long periods. Both latex and silicone swim caps are inexpensive, fit different kinds of head, and require little maintenance ...
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Should a Swim Cap Be Wet When You Put it On

Should a Swim Cap Be Wet When You Put It On?

Whether you have voluminous or dry hair, it's important to wet your hair before putting on a swim cap. The cap is designed to fit over wet hair, so dry hair will cause more friction. If your hair is dry, you should spend more time moisturizing it. Wet your hair ...
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Do Swim Caps Help You Swim Faster

Does a Swim Cap Help You Swim Faster?

A swim cap can be a great accessory if you're trying to increase your swimming speed. These caps can be eye-catching, waterproof, or even have ear bands. They can also protect your hair from the pool's green chemicals. In this article, we'll discuss the benefits of wearing swim caps, as ...
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How to Clean a Swim Cap

How to Clean a Swim Cap

When you need to clean a swim cap, there are a few things you can do. First of all, you should use a soft-bristle brush to remove any grime from the swim cap. Then, place it inside of a sink filled with water. Once you are done, pour vinegar over ...
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How to Put a Swim Cap on Your Child

How to Put a Swim Cap on Your Child

If you want to avoid pulling or snagging your child's hair while putting on a swim cap, make sure to wet it beforehand. This will make it easier to apply the swim cap. It also helps to use conditioner if the child's hair is prone to tangling. Another good tip ...
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What are swim caps made of

What are Swim Caps Made of?

When it comes to buying a swim cap, there are a number of things to keep in mind. First, it should have a flexible fit and a bit of stretch. This is so that the cap won't tug at your hair and it can fit snugly around your ears. Finally, ...
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Why Does My Swim Cap Slide Off

Why Does My Swim Cap Slide Off?

Are you unsure of how to keep your swim cap on? Using the right techniques will help keep the cap on. For example, if you spread the points where the goggles touch the swim cap, it will be more likely to stay on. Another way to keep your cap on ...
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