There’s a lot of confusion around mental training. Here’s what it can and can’t do for you and your swimming.
Here is one of my favorite tricks for keeping calm behind the blocks, while also helping you swim with more control and speed. Whammy!
Ever catch yourself drifting off mentally? Here are 3 ways to stay focused.
Stumbles, setbacks and failures are a natural part of the upwards trajectory of our swimming. What will your reaction be when the inevitable setback happens to you in the pool?
Grit, mental toughness, fortitude—whatever we’re calling it this week, is essential to your swimming success. Here’s why resilience is the difference maker you’ve been looking for in the pool.
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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.
Our habits predict how well we train today and how we race tomorrow. Here’s how to cultivate better habits in and out of the water.
Having self-belief isn’t sitting around wishing and hoping that you were stronger mentally. You can develop your self-belief just like a muscle. Here’s how.
The GOAT’s mom is asked constantly for the secret to success. Her answer? Parents parent, coaches coach, and swimmers swim.
Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop.
Improvement comes just beyond our comfort zone. Here’s how to get cozy with the scary unknown in the pool.
Your teammates are among the best friends you will ever make. They see you at your best and your worst. Here are 15 signs that you are an awesome teammate.
Ready to smash some PB’s? Here’s how to build a legendary pre-race routine so that you are locked in on race day.