We all experience it at one point or another in training and competition. Here’s how to be mentally prepared to conquer discomfort.
What can an elite college football coach teach swimmers about perseverance, mental toughness, and swimming faster than ever? Lots.
There is more to the sport of swimming than best times and endless morning workouts with your best friends. Here are some of the lessons from the pool.
The greatest pain comes not in the water. It’s wondering if we could have pushed ourselves a little further. Dealing with the elusive “what if?”
Australian Duncan Armstrong pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history by asking a simple question: “Why not me?”
The man, the legend, the moustache. Here is a breakdown of Gregg Troy’s favorite distance set that he uses with his swimmers.
Performance is heavily influenced by the self-talk you use. Deploy motivational self-talk (“You got this!”) in your practices to boost strength and endurance.
Want to have more consistent swim practices? Spend a couple moments evaluating what you did in the water for increased self-awareness.