Olivier Leroy

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

Forward. That’s the last thing Dana Vollmer glimpses before she dives into the clear water during the preliminaries of the…

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The Power of Training the Details

If you want big change in the water this season, start with the small things.

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Caeleb Dressel: Carry a Big Kick and Bigger Goals

It’s March 23, 2018, and inside the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center everyone is standing. Everyone. Coaches, swimmers, parents, spectators. The…

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35 Ways to Rule the Pool

Here is your handy little guide to dominating the pool this year and beyond.

21 Things You Can Learn from the Best Swimmers on the Planet

Want to take things to the next level this season? Learn from the best swimmers in the sport past and present.

5 Reasons You Should Be Working on Your Underwater Fly Kick

Not sold on why you should invest a little more time and effort into improving your underwater fly kick? Here are 5 reasons to get on it.

10 Things Non-Swimmers Will Never Understand About Swimming

For the casual observer, swimmers might seem like a bizarre lot. Here are 10 things that non-swimmers will never understand about swimming.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Know Who Vladimir Salnikov Is

Vladimir Salnikov was the greatest distance swimmer of his generation, possibly of all time. Here are 7 things you should know about the “Monster of the Waves.”

Tom Dolan: Adversity is Confidence in Disguise

Tom Dolan battled through exercise-induced asthma and a narrow windpipe to become one of the greatest IM specialists in history.

Nelson Diebel and the Power of High Expectations

Overcoming a troubled youth, Nelson Diebel stunned the swimming world winning gold in the 100m breaststroke at the Barcelona Olympics.

Katie Ledecky: Train the Way You Want to Win

How you practice is how you race. Here’s a lesson from Katie Ledecky on how training habits become racing habits.

Give Your Swim Practices a Big Boost with this Simple Exercise

Be more consistent with your swim practices using this little daily self-awareness exercise.

Why You Should Grade Your Swim Practices

The way things go for you on race day is decided by the average of how your swim practices go. Here’s how grading your workouts will help you be more consistent in the practice.

The Bad Habit That Drives Swim Coaches Crazy

It’s out there on our pool decks. Bad body language. And it drives your coach crazy. Here is how powerful this bad habit can actually be on swimmers.

What to Do When You Are Getting Crushed by the Super Talented Swimmer

We’ve all trained or competed with the swimmer with limitless talent. Here’s the upside on being less talented than the swimmer in the next lane.

Tired of Choking on Race Day? This Book Can Help

Is there anything more agonizing than doing all the hard work in practice, but then blowing it on race day? Here’s how this mental training workbook will help you stop from choking when it matters most.

17 Things That Mental Training Will Do for Your Swimming

Not sure about how mental training can help benefit your swimming? Here are 17 ways that a better mindset will help you swim faster this season.

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