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5 Things You Can’t Control in the Pool (and What to Focus on Instead)

Are you spending your energy and focus on the right things in the water? Give your performance a boost by investing your effort in the right areas.

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Turn Your Setbacks Into Comebacks

Setbacks and failures are a natural part of the upwards trajectory of our swimming. What will your reaction be when setbacks happen to you in the pool?

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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.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Focusing on the Fundamentals

In this article you will learn how to develop a strong, safe and effective yoga for swimmers practice by focusing on the fundamentals…

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.

Michael Andrew Posts Vlog Describing His Breakout Meet in Des Moines

Michael Andrew swam three lifetime bests at the 2020 Pro Swim Series in Des Moines a couple weekends ago and his new vlog gave us behind the scenes.

Free Online Yoga Classes for Swimmers

With many individuals without a place to train Swimming-Specific Yoga is offering two months (ending May 31st) of free online yoga classes for swimmers.

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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.

6 Cool Things That Happen When Swimmers Improve Their Mindset

Feeling inspired to take your swimming to the next level? Here are 6 benefits of mental training for competitive swimmers.

10 Things Swimmers Can Do for Exceptional Team Culture

Great culture can help produce great performances. Here’s how you, the elite-minded swimmer, can do your part to create exceptional team culture.

7 Things You Can Do Today for a Better Practice Tomorrow

Here are 7 simple things that you can do today or tonight to make sure tomorrow’s practice goes down like a cool glass of success.

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.

Training Blocks: A Week With Todd Desorbo & Kate Douglass At Virginia

We connected with University of Virginia head coach Todd Desorbo, who provided workouts from UVA’s training plan with star freshman Kate Douglass.

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.

Want to Be Mentally Tougher This Season? Sleep More

Mental toughness isn’t just about being more gritty than the next swimmer; it’s about taking care of yourself between practices. 

Training Blocks: A Week With Ray Looze & the Indiana Pro Group

Training Blocks: workouts from top college & pro training groups over the course of a week, to see how the top minds in our sport build a training block.

Jon Sieben and the Power of Rocking the Underdog Mindset

17-year old Jon Sieben pulled off one of the greatest upsets in swimming history at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Here’s how it went down.

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