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7 Reasons Every Swimmer Should Go to Swim Meets

Swim meets provide valuable lessons and growing opportunities for swimmers. Here are 7 reasons every swimmer should be going to swim meets.

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A Simple Trick to Stop You From Freaking Out Behind the Blocks

Here is one of my favorite tricks for keeping calm behind the blocks, while also helping you swim with more control and speed. Whammy!

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Turn Your Setbacks Into Comebacks

Stumbles, setbacks and failures are a natural part of the upwards trajectory of our swimming. What will your reaction be when the inevitable setback happens to you in the pool?

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How to Develop Next Level Resilience in the Pool

Grit, mental toughness, fortitude—whatever we’re calling it this week, is essential to your swimming success. Here’s why resilience is the difference maker you’ve been looking for in the pool.

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Without Failure, You Can Never Succeed

Failure is awesome and you need it! Without failure, you can never succeed. Without failure, you can never grow. Without…

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A Day on Deck with Gary Hall Sr.

It was clear after watching Gary Hall Sr. on deck that he has been successful by focusing on the fundamentals, communicating effectively and creating an engaging environment…

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Yoga for Swimmers: A Sequence to Strengthen Your Core

Building core strength is one of the top priorities of coaches and swimmers in a dry land program. Creating a swimming-specific yoga practice that focuses on a core connection is an extremely effective way to address this need.

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Yoga for Swimmers: Improving Your Mental Skills

People commonly see yoga as a series of physical skills that improve strength, mobility and body awareness. Yoga is also an incredible way to work on your mental skills while developing your physical abilities…

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Yoga for Swimmers: Focusing on the Fundamentals

Yoga is an amazing supplement to a swimmer’s core training program. Like any other activity you need to have a strong foundation and focus on the fundamentals to ensure your practice is effective…

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How to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable in Training

Improvement comes just beyond our comfort zone. Here’s how to get cozy with the scary unknown in the pool.

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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. Here’s how sleep will help you be more resilient this season.

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

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

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Cody Miller Daily Swim Vlogs #5 and 6 – No Breaststroke Fridays

With the conference meets going on, we missed the last 2 installments of Cody Miller’s week-long series of daily workout…

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Cody Miller Daily Vlogs #3: Speed & Power Wednesdays

The 3rd day of Cody Miller‘s week-long series of daily training vlogs is live, and Wednesday is Speed & Power…

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Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect, This Does

Practice makes perfect. Practice makes permanent. Practice makes me eat bowls of pasta until I’m full…of shame. We’ve heard these…

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