Olivier Leroy

10 Things Swimmers Miss When They Stop Swimming

At this time of year a lot of swimmers are nearing the end of their season. Championship meets are just around the corner. Trust me, it’ll happen fast.

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17 New Years Resolutions for Swimmers

Struggling to figure out what kind of New Years Resolutions you want to set yourself next year? Here are 17 resolutions for swimmers to help you get started.

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4 Sets to Develop a More Powerful Kick

2012 National Club Coach of the Year Sean Baker of Oakville Aquatics Shares 4 Sets Designed to Improve Your Kick.

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The 12 Swimmers You See at Your Local Swim Meets

Here are 12 of the swimmers you see on deck at your local swim meet. Where do you fit in?

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How to Fix Your Bad Training Habits

The way that we train in the pool, the way that we compete when it comes time to stepping up on the blocks, is often a mirror of the training habits we hold in the pool.

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6 Tips for Kicking That Tough Set’s Butt

With the season rolling on those tough sets are going to start coming in hot and heavy. Here are 6 tricks for getting through those hard sets like a boss.

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5 Tough Lessons Swimmers Learn from Failure in the Pool

Failure happens to the best of us during our careers in the water. Here are 5 lessons to pull from those moments where things don’t go our way.

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The 8 Swimmers You See Behind the Blocks

Swimmers are a weirdly unique bunch. From the way we train, to our pre-race rituals, we all have those little idiosyncrasies. Here are 8 different swimmers that we see behind the blocks at meets.

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5 Ways Swimmers Hold Themselves Back in the Pool

All too often we catch ourselves being our own worst enemy. Here are 5 ways that we hold ourselves back in our swimming.

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6 Things to Think About Next Time You Stumble with Your Swimming

6 things to think about the next time that your swimming is going not so, well, swimmingly.

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7 Experiences Swimmers Know All Too Well

Here are 7 of them that competitive swimmers know all too well…

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2 Sneaky Ways to Get More Dolphin Kicks in at Practice

There is no getting around it: if you want to become a more prolific dolphin kicker, you need to be doing more dolphin kicking in practice. Here’s how.

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Try This Vertical Kicking Set That Will Leave Your Legs Shaking

Level up your kick with this gongshow of a vertical kick workout that will leave your legs quivering, your kick much-improved, and hungrier than a Hungry-Hungry hippo.

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Here’s a Set That Will Help You Level Up Your IM & Stroke Events

Build some serious closing speed with this IM/stroke set from the Badger Aquatics Club. Drew Walden, Head Coach and CEO…

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Swim Parents: Your Stress & Expectations Are Contagious

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.

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