There are so many cool patches for the swimmers, my question is “Where’s the Love for the Swim Parents?” Here are my 10 suggestions for Swim Parent Patches.
Coach Troy: “Those who are not yet qualified for the NCAA meet have a great fast facility for their best opportunity. Those who raced last week can use this week to address changes and technical improvements from last week in a race environment on last time before the NCAA Championships.”
Three full days of racing is incredibly taxing, both mentally and physically. Athletes must learn how to take advantage of the high-energy environment without letting it deplete their own energy stores.
What separates the elite swimmer from the rest? And what accounts for a less-than-talented swimmer achieving at the highest levels? A little something called mental toughness.
Swimmers see 3 to 4 sunrises per week, often warming up in the dark before dawn. It is difficult to get up early and work your tail off in the pool at 5 a.m., but it is even harder if you aren’t getting your proper shut-eye.
Find out how yoga can be used as a tool to enhance swimming performance…
#4 – The Champ, the golden boy or girl of swimming.
The 100 IM is a race many swimmers would love to have!
“I believe swimmers should have an advantage when looking for a job… Here are my top 3 suggestions to swimmers who may be entering the workforce or looking for a better opportunity.”
Early AM swim practices, while nearly universally loathed, are also a proving ground that separates the elite from the rest. Here are 6 reasons to learn to love early AM practices.
Motivating Boys vs. Girls: Six Ways to Get the Most from Your Swimmers
#9 “H2O: two parts Heart and one part Obsession”
It’s hard being a swimmer sometimes, especially since, as all swimmers know, no one outside the sport understands swimming.