|（1.School of Physical Education and Health Sciences，Zhejiang Normal University，Jinhua 321004，China；2.Research Academy of Grand Health，Ningbo University，Ningbo 315211，China；3.Postdoctoral Research Station of Education，Zhejiang Normal University，Jinhua 321004，China)
Abstract: From the perspectives of culturology, sociology, sports science etc, the authors probed into the reasons for American competitive swimming maintaining enduring strong: strong in the promoting of sports culture, strong in the boosting of school physical education, strong in the launching of real societies, strong in the flowing of coach teams. By combining with the “Zhejiang Phenomenon” of Chinese swimming, the authors put forward 3 inspira-tions, i.e. believing and depending on the power of event culture, gradually forming path dependence via path selec-tion, from experience type to scholar type is a brilliant way for coaches to grow.
Key words: sports culture；USA competitive swimming；“Zhejiang Phenomenon” of Chinese swimming