Master Your Swim Start

Swimming can be a tough sport. It’s an individual sport. There’s no equipment. Everything is dependent on you. Fortunately, most of the swimmers I’ve had the pleasure to work with have a fierce [...]

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Take the lead

Have you ever had someone pass you? On the track? In the water? On the road? Or in any competition? This is an interesting phenomenon to watch in action. It can happen at the beginning of the [...]

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Fear of swimming competitively

I have worked with so many swimmers at a variety of ages and a variety of levels. What I’ve seen is that swimming brings with it all the mental challenges prevalent in other sports: focus, [...]

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What are the judges looking for?

In a music audition do you ever really know what the panel of judges are looking for? If you are trying out for a symphony, you may have a sense of what the conductor is looking for. Each [...]

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Mastering Sports Skills

“You’ve got to ingrain and reinforce the new skills,” practice no longer makes perfect. In order to be excellent at your sport, more is required. Athletics are both physical and [...]

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