Swimmers see 3 to 4 sunrises per week, often warming up in the dark before dawn. It is difficult to get up early and work your tail off in the pool at 5 a.m., but it is even harder if you aren’t getting your proper shut-eye.
#4 – Expect the unexpected as you prepare for your first college swimming championships.
The two 2015 Fusion Swim Camps have been set up so young swimmers can hone their skills in competitive strokes, turn mechanics, breathing and body positioning. A strong emphasis is placed on overall conditioning.
Bolles Swimming. Enough Said.
Everyone experiences the distinct, anxiety-inducing thoughts of the cold water and the long workout ahead, but the truth is, the feelings of reward and satisfaction after a swim are irreplaceable.
“Denny (Coach Pursley) taught me the relationship between work and reward.” Glenn Mills, co-founder of GoSwim.tv and U.S. Olympian.
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Since the mile isn’t a part of the regular meet schedule but happens to be swum at most championships meets, the coming of the mile is something of an event.
Good recovery between prelims and finals sessions at a meet has a huge impact on how you race in finals. The second half of the day demands much more energy, excitement, and, most importantly, mental and physical preparedness.
There is no denying that music is a vital part of our lives. We look for music to inspire us, motivate us and escape to another world. Many athletes vow that music is one of the most essential tools they have.
Video courtesy of IKKOS. The name sounds odd, but it has historic roots. IKKOS of Tarentum was the first recorded Olympic coach in ancient Greece, and he was known as “the trainer of champions.”
Fixing injuries is more than just relieving the pain. It’s re-learning the movement.
On its website, FINA has posted several coaching presentations from its Gold Medal Swimming Coaches Clinic held just before the 2014 Short Course World Championships in Doha, Qatar last December.
Getting off to a good start is one of the most important parts of the swimming race. The shorter the race, the more important the start becomes.
The Shark Fin Drill and The Water Polo Drill.