You didn’t choose the butterfly life. It chose you.
We’re a funny bunch. We dunk our heads into water for hours at a time and have staring matches with a black tiled line (usually losing). We don’t shave our bodies for months at a time, and spend thousands of hours training in order to drop tenths or hundredths of a second.
There is so much more to the sport of swimming than best times and endless morning workouts with your best friends. Here are 5 life lessons you’ll pick up during your swimming career.
Greatness is upon you my chlorinated dudes and dudettes. Here are 7 quotes to help you get there.
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.
Struggling with your levels of self-confidence in the pool? Here are 10 ways to get back on track.
We’ve all had those meets where results didn’t meet our expectations. Here is how to move forward.
Swimming might look like an individual sport, but the bond that is created between teammates is powerful and unforgettable. Here are 15 things only your teammates understand.
Frustrated with how training is going? Not seeing the results you want? Here are 3 things to try before throwing in the towel.
Visualization is a proven tool you can use to swim faster in both practice and competition. Here is how to use it.
Swimmers always get a little giddy when coach lets them use fins for the main set. Here are 5 things…
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.
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.
Here are 7 life lessons swimmers can learn from legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden.
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.