8 Bridges Stage 4 – It’s finally time

8 Bridges Stage 4 – It’s finally time

Three years ago, I had a swim disappointment. A few days before Stage 4 of the 8 Bridges Swim in New York, I had to drop out. (See my post about it HERE.) At the time, it was to be my first swim of at least 15-miles, but with water temperatures in the low-60s, I … Continue reading

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

January at Swimcrest.

January at Swimcrest.

The New Year means new silliness, new swimmers, new achievements, and new fun. And, maybe some new gear…

Swimcrest 2015 in Review. More of more of everything!

Swimcrest 2015 in Review. More of more of everything!

Another incredible year of Swimcrest moments. More swimmers, more adventures, more certifications, more adults learning to swim, and more kid swimmers braving the water for the first time. More silliness, more yards, more new friends. More bumper tubes. MORE VIKINGS! More bravery, and more people challenging themselves. More cap hairstyles. More rotation, and more FAST … Continue reading