By popular request, we’ve put together a glossary of commonly used swimming terms. While this is by no means a complete list of swimming-related terminology, it’s a good place to start if you’re trying to understand some of the language used in our drills, practices, and articles.
What’s your chance, really? Ever since I was a young man, whenever I ran into someone new, and they found out … READ
Keeping an open mind when teaching is a skill that’s learned. It’s not something that most people are born with, … READ
First, let me start by saying I’m no expert on dryland training. I’m just a coach who asks experts what … READ
What are the skills you want each of your swimmers to have? Do they demonstrate these skills every day, on … READ
How do you know when what you’re doing in practice is unproductive? When is working harder, just not doing what you want it to do in the long run? Here are a couple ideas that can help.
We live in a world of athletics, doing our best to surround ourselves with people who have the desire to be the best at what they do.
If you want to continue making your team better, start from the bottom up.
I have to imagine it’s going to be tough to put down my thoughts on this subject without sounding like an angry old man who talks about how it used to be.
There’s a story that Glenn Mills likes to tell, and that I never tire of hearing. It’s a true story about something very ordinary — two quarters — that produced something very extra-ordinary. Glenn is way too modest when he tells this story, and leaves out a lot of things about himself, so he has graciously allowed me to tell the full version. I hope it inspires you.