Swimmers are among a group of people deeply threatened by the possibility of going noseblind. By continual exposure to chlorine odor, swimmers actually lose the ability to smell chlorine.
Can anyone expect more from an athlete than giving their best personal effort each and every day? Many teams and athletes believe that they are committed wholeheartedly, yet they continue to fall short of their goals. Why would this happen?
A swimsuit is a statement. It defines a swimmer for who they are and what they do.
It is fair to say that we live in a negativity culture. Television, magazines, media and peer influences seem to place a constant focus on what can, or does, go wrong. This necessarily creates a negativity bias in our brain, and for athletes, leads to performance limitations.
Executive Director Chuck Wielgus: “Our membership has topped 400,000; more than 350,000 of whom are athlete members, more than we’ve ever had before. We have more than 18,000 coach members and 2,800 member clubs.”
Coming off a dominant performance in Berlin, Denmark emerged as legitimate gold medal threats in any worldwide 400 medley relay. When will we say that again?
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“This was simply a natural fit for me. “said Rowdy Gaines. Our family built an IHC home from the ground up on the beach in Florida over 30 years ago. I grew up spending the weekends and summers there. It was my escape.”
SwimMAC CEO/Coach David Marsh shared this message with his staff, something he does often, always striving to guide and mentor the swimming family. We asked if David would allow us to share it with you. Thankfully he said ok.
True swimming power comes from the hips. Try this swimming set.
Steele’s coaching wisdom can be summed up simply: “It’s not what you do, but how you do it,” and “if it’s fun to watch, it’s fun to do”.
Food’s importance to a swimmer is comparable to an artist and his workshop, or a captain and his ship or a congressman and his lies: deprived of such necessities, we would fail. #2 – Wheatgrass with orange slice chaser.
“As the interest in USRPT continues to grow worldwide, Team Andrew Indie Swimming has decided to provide a place for coaches interested in discussing their USRPT experience or raise questions about this approach in the ASCA Exhibit Hall, Booth 449.”
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