Olivier Leroy

The 6 Struggles of Being a Butterflyer

You didn’t choose the butterfly life. It chose you.

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7 Quotes to Inspire You to Greatness This Season

Greatness is upon you my chlorinated dudes and dudettes. Here are 7 quotes to help you get there.

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5 Sneaky Things That Happen When You Start Writing Out Your Workouts

The log book is one of the most powerful allies in your battle to becoming a faster swimmer. Here are 5 less-talked-about benefits to writing out your swim practices.

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10 Tips for More Confidence in the Pool

Struggling with your levels of self-confidence in the pool? Here are 10 ways to get back on track.

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The Big Meet Went Bad. Now What?

We’ve all had those meets where results didn’t meet our expectations. Here is how to move forward.

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What to Do When You Want to Throw in the Towel on your Swimming Season

Frustrated with how training is going? Not seeing the results you want? Here are 3 things to try before throwing in the towel.

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3 Proven Ways to Use Visualization to Swim Faster

Visualization is a proven tool you can use to swim faster in both practice and competition. Here is how to use it.

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5 Things to Remember When Training with Swim Fins

Swimmers always get a little giddy when coach lets them use fins for the main set. Here are 5 things…

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7 Tips to Help You Get Ready for the Big Meet

With championship season right around the corner, here are 7 tips to sharpen and hone your mental game and preparation ahead of the big meet.

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7 Race Strategies to Confuse, Deflate, and Defeat the Competition

The meters and yards have been stocked up, the taper has gone well, and you executed a fantastic shave down (hardly any cuts!). Now all that remains is to get up on the blocks and unleash that bottled fury of talent and hard work you have been stockpiling over the previous few months.

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7 Life Lessons Swimmers Can Learn from John Wooden

Here are 7 life lessons swimmers can learn from legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden.

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How to Be a Better Swimmer In and Out of the Water

Swimming teaches us a lot. Besides how to excel at Sharks & Minnows (still my favorite as a fullyish grown adult), the sport gifts us patience, discipline, and the ability to eat like dump truck.

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10 Tips for Making Your Tech Suit Last

The tech suit is one of the most expensive investments you will ever make during your time as a competitive swimmer….

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3 Reasons You Should Be Doing More Kick

A faster kick is an overlooked way to improve your overall swimming speed. Here are 3 reasons your kick can be the difference maker this season.

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7 Strategies for Battling Back Pre-Race Anxiety

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.

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