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“Let’s Do One More”: The Power of Psychological Safety and Trust

Does the atmosphere and environment on the pool deck encourage swimmers to go all-out and take risks? Here’s an awesome example of what happens when swimmers feel trust and psychological safety with one another.

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How to Get Started with Mental Training This Season

Looking to get started with mental training but don’t know where to start? Here’s a 3-point plan for getting seriously mentally…

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10 Things Swimmers Can Do for Exceptional Team Culture

A swim team’s culture can boost your chances of success in the water just as easily as it can hold you back. Here’s how you, the elite-minded swimmer, can do your part to create exceptional team culture.

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The Struggle is Real: Balancing Swimming & Academics

Another school year is rolling, which means the eternal struggle of balancing swimming and school is upon you again. Here are 6 tips for overcoming the struggle.

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10 Things That Have Nothing to Do With Talent

Much is made about having lots of talent. But talent alone doesn’t make champion swimmers. And it’s something you also don’t control. Here’s what to focus on instead.

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5 Reasons to Make Your Mindset a Top Priority

A better mindset will help you unleash havoc on those pesky PB’s of yours. Here are some signs that your mindset…

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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.

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How to Balance Out Your Stroke (and Why It Matters)

A more balanced stroke will help you swim faster and more efficiently. Here’s why an even stroke is so critical, and what you can do to balance it out.

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It’s Not Supposed to Be Easy

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. You can join his weekly motivational newsletter for swimmers and coaches by clicking here. I tend to…

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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 swimmers can…

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The Big Meet Went Well. What Do I Do Now to Get to the Next Level?

Happy with how this season went? But you are ready to take things even further next season? Here’s where to…

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Elite Swimmers Share Same Ideal BMI Across Different Race Distances

For years its has been known that in running, different distances favor different body types. Sprinters are generally more powerfully…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Three Ways to Develop Greater Body Awareness

Developing greater body awareness is one of the advantages of incorporating a swimming-specific yoga practice into your training plan.

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6 Reasons You Aren’t Seeing Success with Your Swimming

Struggling to gain traction with your swimming goals so far this season? Here are 6 reasons you aren’t seeing the success you want.

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When You Work Hard But Aren’t Swimming Faster

Working hard in the pool but not seeing the improvement you want? Here’s what to do.

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