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It Is All Upstairs, Baby

Time to get into your head and look around a bit.

Anguish and Perseverance!

"Coach, man, I am so sore and tired... I just can't." EXCUSE! Of course, I used to say that, too.  I think most kids do.  As...

The Way Superman Stands

Why does the incredible Superman stand the way he does?  Why are all super heroes standing with such massive size and great confidence? Remember the...

Weakness Needs a New Roommate

I was jogging early this morning with one of my running groups and no one was talking at all. That doesn’t normally happen. Most...

Pain, Can You Handle It?

WARNING!  The word "pain" in this instance is not talking about pain in terms of an injury or something that is going wrong with...

It’s Definitely Crunch Time!

As the new big meet of Florida age-group swimming quickly approaches, FLAGS as they call it, I am reminded of some of the very...

Point of Pain

I work with age group swimmers, most of who are not accustomed to putting their body into pain.  And, yes, it is difficult to...

Power of the Get-Out Swim

Well, well, well!  Darn it!  I knew I shouldn’t have opened my big mouth, but I did.  Our two “first-day” newcomers (Madison Faherty and Grace...

The 13/14 Year-Old Doldrums…

All young swimmers go through periods of time when their times plateau, and it can be tough mentally to work through it. This can...

“I cannot go to swimming today…”

Adjusted for the swimming crowd, via the great Shel Silverstein (my comments are in parentheses)"I cannot go to swimming today," (Likely story...) Said little Susie Ann...