It’s five months out from the Sydney Olympics, and American Misty Hyman has decided she’s had enough. The past couple…
Affirmations are a proven way to develop a mindset that allows swimmers to get the most of themselves in practice and on race day. Here’s how.
Have a hard time sticking to your long term commitments in the water? Even your short term ones? Here’s how to get better at the skill of keeping your commitments in training.
Feeling like you are stuck in the mud with your swimming? Here’s a quick guide to getting unstuck.
Find yourself overthinking behind the blocks? Try this simple trick to make sure that your swim stays “automatic.”
Natalie Coughlin is among the winningest swimmers in NCAA and Olympic history. Here’s how she harnessed the power of intense focus in practice to deliver epic performances on race day.
Bad swim practices happen to us all, no matter how well-meaning we are with our swimming. Here’s how to turn things around and get back on track.
Every swimmer experiences the frustration, helplessness, and depression of being sidelined. Here’s how to stay sane and motivated when injured.
The competition isn’t to be feared. Here’s how to use your rivals to thrive in the water.
Here are 8 common milestones that every competitive swimmer will pass during their journey within the sport.
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.
Having spent most of my life on deck and in the pool I recently heard the best advice a swim parent give their little swimmer.
Swim parents want the best for their little swimmers. As it turns out, the stress and expectations you have trickle down to your little athlete.
We all have the things we excel at—and things we don’t—in the water. Strokes included. Here is why coach is…