Coaching

Some Honest New Year’s Resolutions for Swimmers and Coaches

The problem with most (all?) New Year's Resolutions is that they tend to be forced, vague and impractical. As an example, Get Fit is a common one, and so in early January we see gyms and pools filled with eager and resolute individuals. And as little as 2 weeks later we're back to the same… Continue reading Some Honest New Year’s Resolutions for Swimmers and Coaches

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Coaching

Can Short Swimmers Compete at the Highest Levels?

I know this is a provocative title, but it's a serious question. I often get approached by parents asking if their relatively short child has a future as a swimmer. And of course I say yes, because every swimmer should strive to reach their potential. But there is a deeper question buried in there. Can… Continue reading Can Short Swimmers Compete at the Highest Levels?