Olivier Leroy

How to Become an Olympic Champion Swimmer in 3 Simple Steps

As we enter the Olympic year a whole slew of swimmers are in the home stretch of training towards qualifying…

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Should I Be Going to Practice If I Am Sick?

It’s almost the holidays! You know what that means– watching Elf a hundred times, holiday training camp, and getting sick. Here is what you need to know about training while sick.

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Hey, It Really Is Mind Over Matter (Or How I Became a Sub-3:00 Minute 200 Freestyle Kicker)

You know those moments in your training where you do something you have never done before? You reach a new height or speed that you never thought was possible? Here is how to harness that powerful feeling so that you can consistently improve in the pool.

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How to Get Into the Flow State With Your Swimming

Those moments where we enter a state of flow with our swimming is hard to describe. The ease and power seems almost mystical. Here is how to more readily enter that magical state of flow in the pool.

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The Swimmer’s Guide to Developing Unstoppable Momentum

Finding yourself getting stuck with your training? Want to build momentum like a locomotive so that you enter each practice ready to knock the main set right off the whiteboard? Start here.

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5 Great Goal Setting Hacks for Swimmers

With the year comeing to an end, it’s time to set some new goals. Here are 5 tips for making this year’s goals your best yet.

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How Long Does it Take to Create Good Swimming Habits?

You’ve made the decision to change your habits in the pool for the better. Here is how long it will take to make those changes stick.

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8 Reasons a Swim Log Will Help You Swim Faster

One of the best and under-utilized tools you can unleash on your swimming is keeping a swim log. Here are 8 reasons to start using one today.

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How to Have a Better Attitude at the Pool

The attitude we choose to have usually ends up dictating how perform in the pool. Here are some ways to develop an awesome attitude at practice.

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How Badly Do You Want It?

It will always be easier to not do the hard stuff required for success in the pool. Here is how to drown out that voice in order to get the things done necessary to succeed.

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7 Reasons Why Tracking Your Practices is So Powerful

Tracking your workouts is a simple, yet high yield way to get more from your swimming. Here are 7 ways to make this tool work for you this season.

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A Fun, Yet Crushing 20 Minute Set for Drop Dead Sprinters

Like sprinting? Here is a 20 minute splash-and-dash set that has it all for you short twitch chlorine-heads.

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The Case For and Against Early Morning Practices

The early morning practice is a familiar part of the swimming experience. Here is why it does and doesn’t make sense for fast swimming.

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How to Recover Mentally When You Are Injured

We have all been there at some point. Training will be going , well, swimmingly, and out of the blue we will suffer an injury. Or perhaps it is that chronic injury we thought we finally had a lid on that pops back up and stings us for what feels the millionth time. In both cases, the resulting feelings are the same.

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Why You Aren’t Improving As Fast As You’d Like

When you aren’t seeing the results you want in the pool it’s usually because your expectations are out of whack….

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