Here are 15 reminders why our sport kicks a metric ton of butt.
#1 Goggles? Whoever heard of racing in goggles?
“They will probably never win an important trophy – nor do they need to – but they always know how to fully harness their resources.”
From elite age grouper to Olympian fast swimmers understand things differently than the rest of the athletes in the pools. Here are 5 fundamental things fast swimmers get.
To all aspiring college level swimmers out there, here are 10 things you should know about the college recruiting process.
#1 – The Manatee. You’ll notice the lifeguard paying particularly special attention to this individual, who floats along lifelessly with the tiny current of the pool. Favorite strokes include floating on the back, and floating on the front.
Swim season seems to last forever until you are officially a “swammer” and sometimes it doesn’t even stop there. If you have non-swimmer friends, show them this breakdown to explain the 5 Stages of the Swim Season.
Just because so-called “swammers” may have hung up their goggles, doesn’t mean that those years of hard work were wasted. Former swimmers have spent years developing skills which can be integral to their new lives in the workforce.
Having a good attitude with your training and competition is an easy way to make the grind and chase a little easier. Here are 5 daily mental habits for success in the water for swimmers.
Here’s a 25 tip breakdown for swimmers on how to stay motivated for the long haul of a typical season.
Back in the 1970s, the University of Tennessee Swimming and Diving team was a force to be reckoned with in the SEC. The force behind the VOLS swimming program was Coach Ray Bussard.
So what type of things do we do, and think, during practice? Here is a list of the top 10 things a swimmer does or thinks during practice.
Frustrated with how training is going? Not seeing the results you want? Here are 3 things to try before throwing in the towel.
Reach your body’s peak performance level by diminishing training volume—enabling your body to recover from the physiological stress of months of heavy training. Literature suggests the taper period should involve a reduction to 40-60% of one’s training volume to maximize performance gains.
Ready to build a delightfully awesome pre-race routine to help you swim at your maximum at your next big meet? Start here.