1. No one losses anything when they are unattached. They can still train with any team, and swim at any meets.
2. The vast majority of transfers are NOT due to Military or moving situations, they are just changing teams in the same area where they already live. With only a 30-day-unattached-period a swimmer could conceivably swim and represent 8 to 10 different teams a year.
3. This change would increase the anger and hostility between clubs, swimmers, parents, and coaches. The change would increase the recruiting between teams.
4. The NCAA, after only one year of dealing with the transfer portal, has already realizing the major problems it has caused itself and it is working on a solution.