Boring Practices

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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?”
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Two Paths to Success?

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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?
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Find it. Work it. Succeed!

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What’s your chance, really? Ever since I was a young man, whenever I ran into someone new, and they found out I was a swimmer, the question eventually comes out: “So, did you swim in the Olympics?” What a stretch. How many people actually swim in the Olympics? Yet so many people hold that as the.. Continue…

Two Quarters

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.
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