Olivier Leroy

7 Tips for How Swimmers Can Push Through Adversity

Tough times provide opportunities for growth. Here are some ideas for how swimmers can come out ahead in the face of adversity and uncertain times.

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Olympic Champion Misty Hyman and the Unexpected Benefits of Adversity

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.

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How Swim Coaches Can Get Started with Mental Training Skills

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.

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The Process is What Shapes You as a Swimmer

During times of uncertainty and increased stress, you can lean on the one thing that has always been there for you–your process.

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How Swimmers Can Get Started with Visualization and Imagery

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.

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Struggling to Stay Motivated? Try This Instead

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.

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5 Things You Can’t Control in the Pool (and What to Focus on Instead)

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.

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Turn Your Setbacks Into Comebacks

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?

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How to Stay Sane and Motivated When You Get Injured

Every swimmer experiences the frustration, helplessness, and depression of being sidelined. Here’s how to stay sane and motivated when injured.

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12 Ways Coaches Can Help Their Swimmers Get Laser Focused

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.

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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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10 Things Swimmers Can Do for Exceptional Team Culture

Great culture can help produce great performances. Here’s how you, the elite-minded swimmer, can do your part to create exceptional team culture.

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7 Things You Can Do Today for a Better Practice Tomorrow

Here are 7 simple things that you can do today or tonight to make sure tomorrow’s practice goes down like a cool glass of success.

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The Pool Belongs to Those Who Show Up

You can’t always control how other swimmers do, but there is something you can control about your swimming, and it still counts for quite a bit.

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How Swim Coaches Can Help Develop Highly Motivated Swimmers

Hey coaches–Here are some long-term strategies that you can use to help motivate your swimmers so that they maximize their time in the water.

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