Leading the Elite Camp will be Olympians Tyler McGill, Kara Lynn Joyce and world renowned Strength and Conditioning expert, Keenan Robinson.
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.
#4 – Expect the unexpected as you prepare for your first college swimming championships.
The two 2015 Fusion Swim Camps have been set up so young swimmers can hone their skills in competitive strokes, turn mechanics, breathing and body positioning. A strong emphasis is placed on overall conditioning.
Bolles Swimming. Enough Said.
Everyone experiences the distinct, anxiety-inducing thoughts of the cold water and the long workout ahead, but the truth is, the feelings of reward and satisfaction after a swim are irreplaceable.
“Denny (Coach Pursley) taught me the relationship between work and reward.” Glenn Mills, co-founder of GoSwim.tv and U.S. Olympian.
Since the mile isn’t a part of the regular meet schedule but happens to be swum at most championships meets, the coming of the mile is something of an event.
Good recovery between prelims and finals sessions at a meet has a huge impact on how you race in finals. The second half of the day demands much more energy, excitement, and, most importantly, mental and physical preparedness.
The meters and yards have been stocked up, the taper has gone well, and you executed a fantastic shave down (hardly any cuts!). Now all that remains is to get up on the blocks and unleash that bottled fury of talent and hard work you have been stockpiling over the previous few months.
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There is no denying that music is a vital part of our lives. We look for music to inspire us, motivate us and escape to another world. Many athletes vow that music is one of the most essential tools they have.
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Video courtesy of IKKOS. The name sounds odd, but it has historic roots. IKKOS of Tarentum was the first recorded Olympic coach in ancient Greece, and he was known as “the trainer of champions.”