DENVER SWIM ACADEMY LIBRARY

Coach/Swimmer/Parent
Title
Author
Description
Suzie Tuffey
This article describes the role of the parent in helping keep swimming fun for their child.
Jeff D. Opdyke
Are your children playing a sport because it's their favorite or because it's your favorite? Who's dream is it anyway?
The Wall Street Journal,
Reprinted from the Denver Post Sunday 2/6/2011
John Leonard
This article is about the incorrect perception that those swimmers who listen to their coach and do what they say, then perform, are the coaches "favorites."
John Leonard
This article discusses what it means to be a part of a swim team and the steps a swimmer can take to help make their team a good swim team.
DSA Coaches
Swimmers Goal Bottle
The Athlete's Worst Enemy
 
Guy Edson
Sometimes the perception is that not enough stroke work is being done.
Steve Henson
What makes a nightmare sports parent - and what makes a great one?
John Leonard
What do you do at a swim meet?
Aimee C. Kimball
Things to do to make sure you still have fun swimming.
Dr. Alan Goldberg
Getting the most out of your training.
DSA Coaches
Importance of Time Management
Paul Weisser, Matt Bos Taken from SwimSwam
Importance of a great Teammate relationship.
Aimee C. Kimball
X is for" X-Games Mentality"
Olivier Poirier-Leroy
How a swimmer can help themselves, their teammates, and TEAM to be successful.
Olivier Poirier-Leroy
Inflict some change this season.
Anne Josephson
10 Smart word choices of smart athletes.
Dr. Alan Goldberg
How to become a winning parent.
Dr. Alan Goldberg
One of the most important skills you will need in your mental toughness toolbox.
Elizabeth Wickham
Enjoy the Process
Elizabeth Wickham
About personal Best Times
Olivier Poirier Leroy
Why do we get scared of our swimming?
Olivier Poirier
Ready to smash some big goals, but aren't sure where or how to begin?
Wayne Goldsmith
It's your choice! It's as simple as swimming the HARD way!
Just for Fun!
 
New York Times
 
Elizabeth Wickham
Getting ready for a new coach.
Adrian Rudd
 Markenting Yourself
Olivier Poirier
 Hard Workouts Make Us Grouchy

 

 
Meets/Racing
Title
Author
Description
Casey Barrett
This is an excellent article about why your swimmer should be well-rounded, swimming all strokes and distances, and not specializing, especially at an early age.
 
How to prepare yourself at meets.
Mike Gustafson
Parent/Swimmer relationship
Dr. Joel Wade
There is an I in Team
Emma Foster
Swimming Fast Is Fun!
Annie Grevers
In Season, Taper and forever Fast
Elizabeth Wickham
What do you like to do at meets?
Olivier Poirier
 A must reed for every swimmer.
DSA Coaches
Freestyle breathing patterns.
DSA Coaches
Know your where your splits should be.
DSA Coaches
Race Strategy for the 200 and 500 freestyle.
DSA Coaches
Race Strategy for the 100 freestyle.
 
 
Nutrition/Hydration

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Author

Description

Brian St. Pierre MS, RD, CSCS
3 step guide for choosing the best foods for your body.
Ben Freeman PT, MPT, CSCS
Ben's presentation to DSA parents and swimmers (10/24/2012).
Mike Mejia M.S., C.S.C.S
Good guidelines for how your swimmer should be eating. This covers how they should be eating year round.
Mike Mejia M.S., C.S.C.S
This covers what to eat the day of the swim meet.
Ben Freeman
Ben Freeman giving a talk at the beginning of the 2009 season.
Jill Castle
Gives you an idea of how much does a young
swimmer need to eat.
By Jim Miller, MD
Energy Drinks, Does this all Make Sense?
Dan Mccarthy
What swimmers should eat to help with recovery following practice.
George DiCarlo
Hydration Mix info and ordering
Jill Castle
To Eat or Not To Eat Breakfast
 
 
Tips on Technique

Title

Description

Rebecca Soni   

Breaststroke Slow Motion-Shows wide OUTSWEEP and then an

INSWEEP and narrow hands together thru out recovery.