I got off on a little rant the other day about what coaches should NOT put into workouts because it makes them boring and pointless. Then King Glenn, oh Great Mentor and Boss, chimes in with a bunch of stuff about “at least you get in a workout” and …
If you’re a swimmer, you hear it over and over — like a scratched CD skipping on a 1989 Magnavox compact disc player. If you’re a coach, you’ve said it so many times that your lips start to cramp when you pucker and curl them into position.
I have been swimming with Dr. Dave Salo since May of 2002. Whenever a coach finds out that I swim for the Irvine NOVA’s, I get asked the same question: What does Dave Salo do that’s so great?