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Swim Speed Secrets Coaching Certification – Part Two

Swim Speed Secrets Coaching Certification – Part Two

After two partial days with Sheila Taormina, both swimming with her and then, watching her offer technique feedback on the videos of swimmers attending the Swim Speed Secrets Clinic, it was time for the “real” work to begin! I woke up early on Saturday, a little disappointed that I would not be able to swim … Continue reading

Swim Speed Secrets Coaching Certification – Part One

Swim Speed Secrets Coaching Certification – Part One

Wow. So much to tell about the incredible weekend I had in Sarasota, Florida, attending Sheila Taormina’s Swim Speed Secrets Coaches Certification. In fact, it’s taken more more than a week to process all that I did and learned. And now, it’s time to share. Sarasota, Florida is not a bad place to escape to … Continue reading

This past few weeks at Swimcrest

This past few weeks at Swimcrest

A lot of activity this past few weeks. First, Swimcrest took it on the road, with a field trip to Lake LBJ in Texas, AKA where my in-laws live. Open water swimming at 75 degrees? Sure. I’ll take it! Because as we New Englanders know, that is NOT happening here for a good long while. … Continue reading

And sometimes, even I hate swimming.

And sometimes, even I hate swimming.

I don’t love every swim. Yesterday, my swim felt terrible. I was mentally absent. Physically uncomfortable, or maybe just tired. Every stroke felt like a chore and I dragged my body through the water like a leaden lump, none of that glide I’ve come to cherish in my swimming. I beat myself up as I … Continue reading