Remember, “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” You can do it. Never give up.
Its fine to strive for perfection in swimming, but only as long as it’s done with the understanding that you can never get there. All you can ever ask of yourself is to give it your best shot, leave it all in the pool, and try to be the best version of yourself that you can be on that day.
Speaking about mental health is not easy. Most coaches are not trained in the field of psychology, which leaves them feeling uncomfortable talking about the subject…
It’s okay the decision you made did not work out as you planned and a new one is upon you. This is your journey, and your athletic career.
Hazing still occurs all over the country even with efforts such as anti-hazing contracts, education, warnings, and consequences. So, what are we missing?
In swimming, going with the flow is both proverbial and literal as the water works with you or against you.
As a swimmer, you train and practice much more than you actually compete, so being able to get yourself into the right frame of mind and get the most out of yourself in a practice is key.
he Michael Phelps Foundation and Nemours KidsHealth.org today announced the expansion of the Foundation’s im Program offerings to incorporate mental health lessons and activities in time for World Mental Health Day.