Key to Success, Be Proactive

Key to Success, Be Proactive   Before we get into the specifics it is first important for you to come up with your own personal definitions of success and failure. This will allow you to shift your mindset from only being happy from outcome based results to enjoying the process.   “Success consists of going…

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Lacrosse “Fan Mentality”

Lacrosse “Fan Mentality”   Stop approaching Lacrosse as a spectator! Each person involved has their own role: players play, coaches coach, administrators administrate, referees ref, parents parent, etc. ​Know your role – You are a lacrosse player, an athlete, a participant. This means you must think like a participant, not like a coach, not like…

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Score Or Be Scored On

Defense is the most important part of any basketball game. Good defense reduces the team from scoring points. It also helps increase the chances of you and your team scoring points. How? Well, there will be more time spent on your side of the court, they will be tired from your good defense, and there…

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Top Excuses Swimmers Make, and Why You Shouldn’t

  Top Excuses Swimmers Make, and Why You Shouldn’t Slippery Walls- One of the biggest excuses a coach will hear is “Coach the wall is horrible for turns”.  Often when a swimmer feels cheated, or disadvantaged, emotions are running too high for the remainder of their events.  High emotions trigger lack of attention to detail,…

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5 Characteristics of a Successful Swimmer

5 Characteristics of a Successful Swimmer   1.Passion- Don’t just swim for your friends, or your parents, or because you just want to win.  You swim because you love it and you are passionate about it. If you truly love swimming, then it won’t seem like work for you, it will be enjoyable.  Aaron Piersol,…

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The 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Swimming

The 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Swimming Indifference/Apathy- If you want to achieve your goals and improve performance, there is no room for any lack in effort.  Always put in 110% and do not feel bad for working hard. Stubbornness- Being stubborn means you are not coachable.  Being uncoachable will hinder your success. However,…

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