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I can’t emphasize this enough, because it is a cornerstone of our care for adult athletes: we train for superior technique because that is what is going to keep our body pleasantly functional into our oldest age .   Taking off from the way it was said in…
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A member of our online training site, the Mediterra Swim Dojo, has been noticing that after a certain distance in a training set, his stroke quality deteriorates which results in his stroke count (strokes per length of the pool) going up uncontrollably.…
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Today we finished our first open water (exploratory!) swim camp in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic. We had 8 swimmers, 4 companions, and 5 staff including myself for 6 nights on this picturesque sub-tropical island sitting between Cuba (west) and Puerto…
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I took my boys to the local skate park on a rare sunny winter day recently. They like riding their pro scooters there and practicing mild versions of the tricks they’ve seen on Youtube. I was watching them practice as well as the dozen other boys gathered…
The Pleasure Of Motion
The Pleasure Of Motion
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Foods have more than one side to them. When the body metabolizes food into energy and useful nutrients for rebuilding the body, there are waste products produced from that process. It is common to focus on what good things the food brings to the body, but…
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If any of you, like me, are around family members who are not swimmers, you may get polite but concerned comments about how much you smell like chlorine after being at the pool. When I was a kid I would lick my skin and sniff as a reminder of the practice…
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It’s not a very exciting topic, but for those of us who spend a lot of time at a pool – and in the communal shower and changing room – taking care of our feet is an important health topic. These wet and warm surfaces are petri dishes for highly contagious…
Foot Care Around The Pool
Foot Care Around The Pool
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When I started the first version of our online training in 2012, my intention was to provide support for our camp and workshop swimmers, who traveled from afar, who were going home and had no local coach and no materials to show them what to do in the…
Learn To Coach Yourself
Learn To Coach Yourself
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What do you do when you have done your best to solve your breathlessness problem in the pool and it is still not enough? You followed the Checklist For Easier Breathing: You’ve worked hard on your fundamental stroke skills. You’ve worked hard on the…
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It has been just over two months now since Coach Terry passed away from this realm we are conscious of. I’d been waiting carefully until I felt I could listen to his voice again. Early this morning, preparing for a long run in the dark, I felt it was time…
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