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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.

The Night Before the Big One!

November 9, 2011


For future reference. This blog has moved to the Florida Swim Network site. Go see by SwimmerJoe Thinking of you high schoolers. This is the night before the BIG ONE. Night of fear Night of excitement Night of team Night of sweat Night of not sleeping Night of shaving Night of apprehension Night of […]

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 […]

2 Things to Think about Swimming This Fall

September 27, 2011


This is a repost from 2009 because I feel this is a must!  I am seeing a bunch of athletes falling apart during practice, and these two points are huge.  Please read them and continue to think about them…all the time #1—While daily consistency is one key to swimming success, so is performing your strokes […]

You Need to Cross Train

September 22, 2011


I believe this: If you are an age grouper, you need to cross train. Why? Well, swimming is the most difficult sport-if you are training properly and putting your heart and soul in it, then you may need a mental break with a physical twist to it. Or at least that’s what we do, especially […]