Put the Pros before the Cons

Put the Pros before the Cons

Coach Suzanne and I recently had a little q and a about coaching athletes. I asked her, in general, what workout do athletes tend to skip? Here was her response: ‘The one they need the most! It differs from athlete to athlete – it may be swim technique and they...
Get Hip to Swim

Get Hip to Swim

As I was thinking about what to blog and share with all of you, an athlete texted me about the swimmers he is watching in the Olympics. He was inquiring as to why the swimmers he is watching don’t look like they are doing a freestyle stroke with overlap or a patient...
Fall into Fast

Fall into Fast

Finding the sensation of falling forward in freestyle can be difficult. The mind is often uncomfortable giving in to feeling this way, mostly because the air feels so much further away. In a recent lesson at the Discovery Aquatics Studio, we explored the impact of the...