Coaching

Olympic Expectations versus Goals: How Australia, Britain and Japan Play This Game

A few years ago I wrote about the incredible difference in impact on an athlete between having an expectation, and setting a goal (see here).  Setting and working toward an achievable goal can be a powerful tool for an athlete, and often involves milestones along the way.  On the flip side,  an individual's expectations for… Continue reading Olympic Expectations versus Goals: How Australia, Britain and Japan Play This Game

Coaching

9 Things to Keep in Mind Before the Big Meets

This is Championship Meet season, and many swimmers are gearing up for the year's big races. We know from experience that some will do amazing, some will be disappointed, and many will be in between. Here are a few things you should keep in mind to get those amazing swims.   1. Sleep, eat properly,… Continue reading 9 Things to Keep in Mind Before the Big Meets