Olivier Leroy

Make Your Swimming Goals Easier, Not Bigger (And Yet Still Do Big Things. What?)

Achieving your goals in the pool is tough work. Here is how to make it a little bit (okay, fine– a lot) easier.

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6 Excuse-Busting Tips for Swimmers

Elite swimmers recognize the value in having ultimate accountability with their swimming. Here are 6 tips for busting the excuse-making loop.

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The Kansas Swimming Set: Take It Out Fast and Bring It Home

Clark Campbell, head coach of the University of Kansas Swimming & Diving program stopped by to share a versatile set…

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What To Tell Your Swimmer After They’ve Had a Bad Swim

It’s a difficult experience to watch your swimmer come up short of their goals and expectations in the pool. Here is a simple strategy to help your swimmer move forward.

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6 Reasons You Will Learn to Love Your Early AM Practices

Early AM swim practices, while nearly universally loathed, are also a proving ground that separates the elite from the rest. Here are 6 reasons to learn to love early AM practices.

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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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