Why do you swim? It’s so boring. It’s so early. It’s so hard. You stare at a black line for too long. You stink of chlorine. You can’t go out and party.
The strangest thing happened when I arrived back in New Zealand after racing at the World University Games in Korea, everyone congratulated me.
Below are some of the insightful pieces of advice I wish I would have heard as an up and coming coach. Each has a story behind it.
We have discussed the two different basic techniques of track starts, weight forward and weight back, and the importance of coupling motions in improving the outcome of both techniques.
Applying force and decreasing drag affect every level of swimmer in our sport.
The 8th Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic, a unique short course meters competition, will be taking place from October 7th-9th, 2016.
Try the following tips on the way home from a meet and see how your kids react.
In a perfect world, coaches and athletes are on the same page.
“After being a swim coach for 14 years and a science educator for 7 years in sunny Tucson AZ, I know the value of free.” By Chad Castillo
“This is an open letter to Sir Craven asking for his help in fixing the classification problems. Without his help, no progress will be made.” By Layne Bro.
PUMP UP VIDEO! “A new season is here giving all swimmers new opportunities to swim fast. We are fresh off the Olympics and inspiration is running high.”
There are 3 keys to having an elite mindset with your nutrition plan.
12 reasons why it is beneficial for swim parents to dive in the pool and join a masters program.
Process is the long game and the massive outlay of time and energy whose reality lies below the surface, away from the spotlight and the crowds.