Misty Hyman upset the swimming world at the Sydney Olympics to win the final of the 200m butterfly. Her path there was far from smooth.
Do more in the pool by flexing a few simple mental training skills with your swimmers. Here’s how to get started with sharpening your swimmers mindsets.
During times of uncertainty and increased stress, you can lean on the one thing that has always been there for you–your process.
Visualization is a mental training skill that swimmers can use to boost confidence. Here’s how some of the top swimmers on the planet use it.
When Adam Peaty got behind the blocks at the Rio Olympics he was calm and confident. Here’s how he used visualization to crush the WR and win gold.
Here’s how external self-talk, or talking to yourself, can help you keep cool under pressure when things get tough at the pool.
We all battle with moments of low motivation from time to time. Here’s a way to make your motivational struggles a little less struggley.
Tom Dolan battled through exercise-induced asthma and a narrow windpipe to become one of the greatest IM specialists in history.
Are you spending your energy and focus on the right things in the water? Give your performance a boost by investing your effort in the right areas.
Setbacks and failures are a natural part of the upwards trajectory of our swimming. What will your reaction be when setbacks happen to you in the pool?
How did the greatest swimmer in history prepare on the day of his biggest performances? Here is what you can learn from Michael Phelps’ full race day routine.
The pressure of competitive is very real. Here’s one Olympian’s advice on how to manage the stress and anxiety of racing.
Every swimmer experiences the frustration, helplessness, and depression of being sidelined. Here’s how to stay sane and motivated when injured.
Here’s how Natalie Coughlin harnessed the power of intense focus in practice to deliver epic and gold-medal winning performances on race day.
Focused swimmers are more engaged and improve at a faster clip than their day-dreaming teammates. Here’s how to build a culture that develops focus.