Missy Franklin Joins All-Star Lineup of Mentors for LEAD Sports Summit

Missy Franklin Joins All-Star Lineup of Mentors for LEAD Sports Summit

LEAD announced Franklin as the Special Guest Speaker and Mentor for the LEAD Sports Summit in Austin, Texas, September 2-4, 2017. Two-time Olympian and 5-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin has joined the all-star lineup of mentors for the LEAD Sports Summit as a Special Guest Speaker and Mentor. The LEAD Sports Summit, founded by 3-time Olympian Kara Lynn Joyce, is the first leadership and empowerment summit for female teenage swimmers. LEAD, which stands for Leadership, Empowerment, and Athletic Development, gives female teenage swimmers the opportunity to learn leadership and communication skills from one of the most accomplished groups of female mentors ever assembled, including Kara, Olympian Elizabeth Beisel, confidence coach Christen Shefchunas, and nutritionist Jennifer Brunelli. “I’m honored... read more
Streamline Brands Acquires SwimLabs Swim Schools

Streamline Brands Acquires SwimLabs Swim Schools

Streamline Brands Acquires SwimLabs Swim Schools Purchase expands largest swim school brand family in the industry Denver, CO – (March 1, 2017) – Streamline Brands, the fastest growing franchisor of swim schools in the world including SafeSplash and Swimtastic swim schools, announced the acquisition of SwimLabs & Rehab Inc., franchisor of SwimLabs® Swim Schools. SwimLabs operates 10 swim schools in six states and internationally in Istanbul, Turkey. With this acquisition, Streamline extends its position as the franchisor of the largest swim school network in North America, with 136 locations in 17 states and Mexico and more than 20 additional locations expected to open by the end of 2018. The acquisition doubles the number of stand-alone pools in the Streamline Brands... read more
Finding Your Optimal Tempo – It Matters!

Finding Your Optimal Tempo – It Matters!

Finding Your Optimal Tempo – It Matters! – Learn THREE ways you can find your optimal tempo and begin to train the way you want to race. As swimmers, we’re constantly working to improve our technique, speed and overall fitness. It’s a complicated equation, but we all have the same bottom line…we want to swim faster. Since understanding what optimal tempo means and how to train for it can unlock another level of speed and efficiency, SwimLabs is here to break it down for you. Simply put, tempo in the swimming world refers to how fast your arms and legs move. It’s your stroke rate. It’s a straightforward definition, but its execution can be much more complicated. Thinking about... read more