Coaching

My Take On Why American Men Dominate Backstroke

I was watching the US World Championship Trials on TV, and was struck by a comment during one of the men's backstroke events.  The commentator noted the long history of US men dominating backstroke events, and this is certainly true.  The last time the US men lost an Olympic backstroke event was back in 1992. … Continue reading My Take On Why American Men Dominate Backstroke

Coaching

5 Bad Habits of Good Swimmers

We all know that great swimmers have very few bad habits. And this makes sense, as bad habits in practice become mistakes in competition, and great swimmers don't make a lot of mistakes in competition. On the flip side, poor swimmers often make uncountable numbers of mistakes. So I'm going to focus here on the… Continue reading 5 Bad Habits of Good Swimmers