What are the GREAT ones doing - The Psych Sheet

WHAT ARE THE GREAT ONES DOING? A Brackin Elite Swim Training blog from the 2015 Swimming World Championships meant to inspire and teach athletes and coaches from the experiences of the great ones! THE PSYCH SHEET As the date of competition gets closer I hear so many athletes, and especially parents, talk of their eagerness to see the Psych Sheet! Where will you be ranked in your event, who is swimming against you, how many spots does my child need to move up to make consols, final or win? The psych sheet can be, for some, a great motivator but for many can become a psych OUT! It's important ...   read full post »

posted on 7/30/2015

   

What are the GREAT ones doing - COMPETING...NO MATTER HOW YOUNG

WHAT ARE THE GREAT ONES DOING? A Brackin Elite Swim Training blog from the 2015 Swimming World Championships meant to inspire and teach athletes and coaches from the experiences of the great ones! COMPETING – NO MATTER HOW YOUNG Today I met Alzain Salem, whom I’m guessing is the yo...   read full post »

posted on 7/29/2015

   

What are the GREAT ones doing - TRAVEL

A Brackin Elite Swim Training blog from the 2015 Swimming World Championships meant to inspire and teach athletes and coaches from the experiences of the great ones! As athletes prepare to travel to their championship meet, emotions can skyrocket from high to low as travel often signals…&rdqu...   read full post »

posted on 7/27/2015

   

Enjoy Your Personal Journey

Take a look at my April 2014 Austin Fit Magazine article geared toward helping you set and attain your personal goals and get on with YOUR journey! http://www.austinfitmagazine.com/Enjoy-Your-Personal-Journey/...   read full post »

posted on 6/23/2014

   

Breaststroke Kick: Improving Your Catch

In breaststroke your feet are equally, if not more, important as your hands – they need to CATCH and HOLD water. Try this new drill to help influence the flexibility at the corners of your kick....   view video »

posted on 6/18/2014

   

Video highlighting the critical transfer of energy during pull in freestyle...

I’ve been focusing with my more advanced athletes, that can consistently set up a functional anchor (or catch), on connecting it to both their core rotation and their opposite arm, thus allowing for an efficient transfer of energy. Ya’ll…..it’s hard! So many swimmers want ...   view video »

posted on 11/10/2013

   

Sponsors... thank goodness for sponsors!

Sponsor: A supporter of an event, activity or person. A great friend and coach of mine continually reminds me, "Tell someone today that they make a difference!" Here goes! So many athletes in the triathlon world rely on their sponsors because they aren't making copious amounts of prize money and t...   read full post »

posted on 9/30/2013

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