Browsing All posts tagged under »Swimming and Diving«

My Reasons for Winter Training

December 14, 2011


Winter Training. Different coaches may have their own reasons, but mine is quite simple and easy to understand. After a decent fall season with the age groupers, a week or so break, I normally like to jump back on it. This time, the timing was right-mid December. So we got back on the training, at […]

After this FAST Weekend at Junior Nationals!

December 11, 2011


After this fast weekend at Junior Nationals our younger swimmmers realized several things: Yes it was a fast meet, yes they were older, yes the great coaches were there. But in addition to these, one very important event happened that needed to take place with all these younger athletes. They got to see how close they are to […]

Need State High School Swimming Results?

November 10, 2011


Go to Florida Swim Network at, we’ll see you over there! We now have 3A up under the Results Tab and the High School Tab.

Start Now! Visualize Yourself Being Great!

November 8, 2011


For future reference – This blog has moved over to the Florida Swim Network site. Take a look – After focus, the world’s greatest athletes list visualization as the next most important aspect of their mental training. The importance of this is definitely a must! You have to see yourself being great. I can […]

6 Days from FLAGs – Our Distance Workout

July 8, 2011


Hello all.  The young athletes responded well to this one.  We are 6 days away from their big meet of the summer.  If you are masters swimmer or triathlete, this is a good one for you as well!   More to come.  16 x 100     1:30, 1;20, 1:15, 1:10 (repeat) 4 x 200     KICK @ 3:30 […]

Going to Texas!

June 28, 2011


Swim Meet, Vacation, Filming and Crazy Fun! First, the Texas Open.  A swim meet for 6 Blue Dolfin swimmers, heading to one of the fastest pools in the country. I look forward to seeing how these young athletes react in a new atmosphere, new competition and swimming without most of their friends hanging around.  Should be […]

Who Is This Mark Anyway?

June 18, 2011


I don’t think it is fair.  Starters in track, swimming, physical education classes, any and everything that deals with starting, say “Take your Mark,” and then you hear a starter’s gun, beep or whatever.  Why does Mark get to have his name in there?  And why has he lasted so long? I mean really!  What […]