Do All Meets That Flow Have To Be A Chip Off The Old Block Of Olympic Tradition?

And they're off - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Swimming futures: far and wide there’ll be swim meets going on at various levels this weekend. In the mix will be everything from a great deal of fun with friends, positive experience and feedback through struggle and compromise and on to a complete waste of time, money and energy for those who find the demands and environment of the local gala, meet, cup and trophy event unsustainable. Could swimming be doing better? Has the weekend meet changed for the better; if so, how? Here, we ask some questions and consider an article penned by Wayne Goldsmith and headlined “How to Save Your Sport”

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Swimming futures: far and wide there’ll be swim meets going on at various levels this weekend. In the mix will be everything from a great deal of fun with friends, positive experience and feedback through struggle and compromise and on to a complete waste of time, money and energy for those who find the demands and environment of the local gala, meet, cup and trophy event unsustainable. Could swimming be doing better? Has the weekend meet changed for the better; if so, how? Here, we ask some questions and consider an article penned by Wayne Goldsmith and headlined “How to Save Your Sport”

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