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3 Ways Swimmers Can Get Better at Handling Pressure on Race Day

Swimmers often struggle to swim fast under pressure. Here are three things you can start doing at practice today to “choke proof” your swim meets.

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3 Ways Swimmers Can Get More from Their Swim Practices

Swimming fast on race day means swimming well in practice. Here are three things swimmers can do to crank up their swim practices.

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How to Be More Fearless During the Main Set

The main set is the meat potatoes of your swim practice. Are you giving it all of the effort that your swimming and big goals deserve?

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3 Ways Swimmers Can Manage Distractions on Race Day

There’s lots going on when you step up on the blocks. Here is how to manage internal and external distractions so that you can swim fast when it matters most.

How Swim Coaches Can Help Develop Highly Motivated Swimmers

Hey coaches–Here are some long-term strategies that you can use to help motivate your swimmers so that they maximize their time in the water.

7 Ways for Swimmers to Build Confidence as Pre-Race Anxiety Kicks In

You’ve trained long and hard to perform your best on race day. Here is how to keep those pre-race jitters from holding you back from swimming like a champ.

Time To Study-The Final Of Women’s 100M Free at the 2019 World Championships

Time To study: Here we come with our second analysis of the 2019 World Championship‘s final. The final of women’s 100m free

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How to Build a Pre-Race Routine to Dominate Your PB’s

Ready to smash some PB’s? Here are some ideas for how to build a legendary pre-race routine so that you are locked in on race day.

Eddie Reese’s Favorite Sets for Getting Swimmers in Shape

The man. The legend. The staggering number of titles. Here are some of legendary swim coach Eddie Reese’s favorite sets for getting swimmers in shape.

Pre-Race Nerves are Normal: It’s What You Do Next That Matters

Feeling those pre-race nerves? Stop worrying about being nervous. It’s the fear and worrying about being nervous that makes it a bad thing or not.

Mark Tewksbury: How Visualization Will Help You Achieve Your Goals

When Mark Tewksbury got into the water for the final of 100m backstroke at the 1992 Olympics, he felt like he’d already been there a thousand times.

Trust the Process

If it’s success you want with your swimming, stop obsessing over the outcome and results and start focusing on the process.

Dana Vollmer: Stay Calm in the Storm by Finding Your Anchor

The pressure of competitive is very real. Here’s one Olympian’s advice on how to manage the stress and anxiety of racing.

Here’s What Swimmers Can Learn from Michael Phelps’ Pre-Race Routine

How did the greatest swimmer in history prepare on the day of his biggest performances? Here is what you can learn from Michael Phelps’ full race day routine.

Training Blocks: Age Group Sets With Westchester Aquatic Club

Westchester head coach Carle Fierro shares some age group workouts, including some for 13-year-old standout Claire Weinstein.