Category Archives: Coaching

The devil made me do it

If the lakes aren’t an option, one would think that Barton Springs would be a decent place to train for open water races. No lanes to guide you. The 1/8 mile course that ends/begins within the pool and the funky … Continue reading

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The same goes for the rest of us

Gennadi Touretski on coaching Ian Thorpe: ” I want him to enjoy racing. I don’t want him to measure himself, I want him to be free to race.” That’s one reason to love the World Championship of Texas 3-on-3 Swimming … Continue reading

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Pretty pleased

This morning, I had a chance to look at my splits from yesterday’s Deep Eddy Mile. It wasn’t the fastest swim, but I think I got it pretty right with what I had. I descended the three six hundreds. (I … Continue reading

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Going with the flow

I used to write practices only on a rare occasion. I’d know what I wanted to accomplish. I had a rough outline of how to do it. I usually had a main set in mind. Then, the practice would evolve … Continue reading

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