Coaching

Far Too Many Types of Pre-Race Talks

I'm always intrigued by how age group swimmers handle pre-race talks. Our standard procedure is that each swimmer comes to see me before the race, and we talk about race strategy, breathing strategy and general level of race aggression. And then after the race, they'd come back and we'd see how those strategies worked out,… Continue reading Far Too Many Types of Pre-Race Talks

Coaching

Tips On How Not To Lose Count In A Distance Swim

Miscounting is one of those things that swimmers and coaches both hate in a practice (especially coaches!) But miscounting in a meet is guaranteed to get you a comment from pretty much every person you've ever known ... and some you don't. It's still very early in our season here, and I'm already seeing a… Continue reading Tips On How Not To Lose Count In A Distance Swim