Man it’s GREAT to win! It’s what we work for, what we spend our time training for, what we dream of at night trying to get to sleep, and, basically, as an athlete, what we live for. Once achieved, the typical reaction is a HUGE celebration with fists raised in the air, a loud yell, and a smile from ear to ear.
Starting a new habit seems like you’re doing something for the 1st time. Being this is the beginning of a … READ
It’s always amazing to me, as a coach, that even when we all know something is good, certain people refuse to practice it daily.
Yep, it happens to the best of us (and me). The other day, I was giving some kids I work with a practice, and about half-way through, one looks up to me and says, “Are we doing this again?”
The repetitive nature of our sport — the constant back and forth, swimming miles upon miles on a daily basis, … READ
It’s the start of a new season, and you’re trying to decide what equipment your team will need. The options are endless: paddles, kickboards, fins, pull buoys, tethers, and even snorkels. The trouble is…budget.
Many of you may not know, but I’m a 53-year-old father of a 15-month-old daughter. My joke to my friends … READ
You go first! No way… you’re always on my feet. YOU GO!
So here’s the scenerio. You have an 8-year-old swimmer and, like most 8-year olds, he/she is pretty new to the sport (even 8-year olds who’ve been swimming for a while are NEW to the sport). You have a decision to make… which path to go down for their future?
Ultimate success is, as we’ve stated so many times, reaching one’s personal potential. Ultimate success in athletics is something that takes … READ