Olivier Leroy

The Neat-o Thing That Happens When Swimmers Work Their Mental Training

There are a lot of benefits to spending a few minutes a day on your mental training. Besides that whole swimming faster aspect, here is the next sweetest thing that happens.

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6 Cool Things That Happen When Swimmers Improve Their Mindset

Feeling inspired to take your swimming to the next level? Here are 6 benefits of mental training for competitive swimmers.

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7 Things Swimming Will Teach You About Life

Swimming isn’t just about bad tan lines, having raccoon eyes and early mornings. And it’s not just about records, gold medals and best times.

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How to Swim Faster

From age grouper to Olympian, here are 7 strategies for improving your swimming, no matter what your stroke or distance.

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6 Tips for Surviving Sharing a Lane with a Public Swimmer

Learn 6 different tips for surviving your next session at your local public swim.

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15 Rules for a Monster 2017-2018 Swim Season

Looking to charge hard into the 2017/2018 season? Here are 15 rules for making it your best yet.

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7 Reasons Why Caeleb Dressel’s Start is So Deadly

Caeleb Dressel’s start has become a thing of legend. Here are some things you can learn from the fastest swimmer on the planet.

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7 Ways to Swim Better, Faster, Stronger This Year

A new season is coming, and with it, a fresh chance to do it even better. Here are 7 ways to do it better this year.

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10 Things People Say at Swim Meets

The roar of the crowd, the thunderous swimming in the pool and the whistles coaches unleash at their swimmers can make it hard to notice much else but what is happening in the water.

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10 Swim Coach Stereotypes – What Type Is Your Coach?

Swim coaches coach because they love the sport and their athletes. And we love ’em right back. Here are 10 swim coach stereotypes that we see on our local pool decks.

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Can You Swim Faster By Caring Less?

Can we try too hard to achieve our goals in the pool? Is there a point where our passion for our swimming becomes counter-productive?

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Why Should I Track My Swim Practices?

Recently I got an email from a young swimmer asking whether he should start writing out his workouts. Here’s an expanded version of my answer.

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7 Ways to Develop a Killer Pre-Race Routine to Swim Out of Your Mind

Ready to build a delightfully awesome pre-race routine to help you swim at your maximum at your next big meet? Start here.

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Staying True to Your Goals: The 4 Stages of Swimming Awesomeness

Achieving big stuff can be confusing and frustrating. Here are the 4 stages that every swimmer goes through on their way to achieving their goals.

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The Swimmer’s 3-Step Strategy for Dealing with a Poor Performance

Even the elite swimmers have bad swims. Here is a simple, yet extremely powerful, 3 step plan for dealing with a poor swim.

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