Swimmers, check out this excellent article from the USA Swimming website called, "ABC's of Mental Training - W is for Winning". What is your mindset when it comes to racing, meets, etc.? Are you focused on winning your heat, or dropping time? Can you be happy or satisfied with a swim if you do neither? This article helps answer some of these questions. From the same series, we also have "ABC's of Mental Training - Y is for Young Swimmers". It is another great article that every one of our swimmers should take the time to read.
Swimmers, this is a must have! USA Swimming's Deck Pass is an awesome source of information, and has a ton of fun and exciting features, like digital patches. You can check your time history as a swimmer, your IMR/IMX score, and much, much more. Click the link and check it out!!
For more great articles for swimmers, please click on the links below:
9 Ways To Be A Better Teammate
The Fear Of Failure
Staying In Control Behind The Blocks
Handling Failures & Disappointments
Handling Last Minute Negative Thinking & Self Doubt
Concentration: The Master Skill Of Mental Toughness
Mind of a Champion: Building Your Own Mental Toughness Toolbox