I was fortunate to hear Michael Phelps speak last week, sitting with my fellow swim moms and Masters swimmers.
It was during a Long Course meet. While enjoying a delightful conversation with a Swim Dad (chatting about everything, BUT…
Here is another incredible drill for two swimmers to get competitive and take their kicking to a new level. We like to call this the Wrestling Drill.
In life, we often hold on to things that could help others more than us. I had no idea what a t-shirt could do, until I re-met Anton. Through Eset, Anton earned his gold medal.
This week is Partner Drills week, and today we review the Eiffel Tower drill. This drill is an underwater kicking drill designed for more skilled swimmers to work on all facets of their kicking.
OWP Board of Advisors members and NBC Olympic Commentator Rowdy Gaines offers a few pieces of advice for those just jumping into to open water swimming.
We learned big lessons as a family at our daughter’s conference meet—mostly that things don’t go as planned.
By Robert Sullivan, fourth in a series They swim because nothing lasts forever. High school kids do seem to realize…
After a busy week here at Phlex, sometimes we just gotta kick our tails up and unwind.
Everyone works the bottom of their stroke, we reach, then push and propel ourselves forward. But we are dealing with two different elements while swimming, water and air.
So my next question is, who is the next elite swimmer ready to take the lead?
You’ve probably heard me mention the word inflammation before or heard it from some other source since it’s a buzz word in the health and wellness industry lately. Let’s take a look at inflammation again from the ground up.
Believe in yourself, believe in your team, believe in your coaches. If you don’t believe in yourself and the people around you then you will never be able to accomplish anything, individually or as a team.
As swimmers we function by setting goals. We set a goal, we miss it, and we try again. We achieve a goal, and then we set a new one. Failure is part of the process and I had failed repeatedly.