5-time Olympic Medalist, Josh Davis, breaks down your swimming career, and why USRPT works for the majority of swimmers.
#4 – You save “vacation days” at work to use for travel to out-of-town meets.
When swimmers take to the field, court or track it can be difficult for their bodies to adjust to activities such as running, but is it really because of swimming?
SHOUT FROM THE STANDS: “Here’s the truth everyone. Not all of us are going to grow up to swim in the Olympics.”
#1 – That very rare occasion when you realize that your coach has NOT turned up for morning training.
SHOUT FROM THE STANDS: “Mr. Club Swimming Coach, we know it can be challenging, even frustrating, to share your swimmer with a high school team…”
Annie Grevers: “I think it is important to be pleasant after failures. But being heartbroken when you are within a inches of grabbing that lifelong goal is also noble.”
Hell week is quickly approaching, the week between Christmas and New Years when swimmers do a month’s worth of training in five long, difficult days. Here’s what you’re going to need to get through it…
#3 – The Santa Sack Relay
“I write this letter because like you, I was also a young black swimmer. Through the sport, I got to experience an unfathomable number of successes throughout my childhood; not just in the pool, but academically, socially, and personally…”
Courtesy of Julia Galan and VASA, a SwimSwam partner. This article is the final piece in our three-part series on…
One of the biggest challenges for educators and coaches over the past several years has been finding proven methods for engaging young people in creating self-direction, and empowering them to overcome the obstacles in their lives.