Coaching

Our Unhealthy Obsession with Personal Bests

This may sound like heresy, but we in the swimming world have an unhealthy obsession with Personal Bests, or PBs.  There. I said it. The problem is simple. The vast majority of swimmers, and virtually all parents, believe that the time is the only measure of a race.  And for major meets, they are mainly… Continue reading Our Unhealthy Obsession with Personal Bests

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Coaching

We had a great week of practices. Ummm… What does that mean?

Last week was definitely a great week of practices.  I even posted that sentiment on facebook (first time for me) and people were nice enough to Like it.  Luckily, nobody asked me what my bold statement meant, because when I thought about it, I realized that I have no idea. What separates a good week… Continue reading We had a great week of practices. Ummm… What does that mean?