Swimmers invest a lot of time in the water over the course of the season. The two-a-days, long swim meets, and the perpetual sogginess can
Ryan Murphy is yet another in a long line of American backstroke dynamos. Murphy, who starred at Cal, took over from legends including Naber, Rouse,
The hard work has been completed in practice. Now it’s time to put it all together on race day. Here are some proven strategies for executing under pressure.
Doing big things in the water is hard enough… But what makes it infinitely harder is when we bring a victim mindset to the pool.
One of the classic pieces of advice I received from coaches during my swim career was to “expect the unexpected.” Which, for a lot of
Every swimmer knows that self-confidence is hard to build, impossible to fake, and can be fragile. After all, we’ve all had that swim meet where
Improvement in the water can often feel maddening. Some days, we go to the pool, feel absolutely amazing through the warm-up and pre-set… And then