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American Swimming Coaches Association
Endorses Hammer Head® Swim Caps

MINNEAPOLIS, December 3, 2018 – ASCA, the American Swimming Coaches Association, with members all over North America and affiliates around the world, has officially endorsed the Hammer Head® Swim Cap, it was announced today. The innovative new swim cap, which offers swimmers head protection when collisions occur, was recognized as an intuitive and obvious benefit […]

Hammer Head Advisor, Richard Franklin, Chats with SwimSwam

Hammer Head Swim Caps is lucky enough to have accomplished business advisor, Richard Franklin, on our advisory board. Franklin is not only an accomplished business analyst to Fortune 100 companies and start-ups alike – he is also the father of Missy Franklin, an Olympic gold medalist! He knows first hand the importance of head protection […]

Study Shows Concussions Prevalent in Water Polo Athletes

In 2016, during a first-ever survey conducted by UCI, 36% of water polo players report getting concussions. UCI receive more than 1,500 surveys from USA water polo players, both men and women. These surveys asked questions about head injuries, concussions, and symptoms of concussions. Of these players, most of the reported head injuries came from […]

Swimmers Can Get Concussions – or Even CTE – from Hits to the Head

It was long thought that concussions were the cause of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy – or CTE. But, a new study from Boston University shows that hits to the head are the cause of CTE. “The concussion is really irrelevant for triggering CTE,” Dr. Lee Goldstein, an associate professor at Boston University School of Medicine and […]