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Love your taper

Love your taper

It's taper time again. 

Those words bring delight and smiles to any swimmer's ears. After a long hard season, tapering is like the big gift at the end. It's that moment of relaxation both physically and mentally for most swimmers. It's a time when your daily yardage gradually decreases before you head into a big swim meet. You should note though that it's not all about yardage. It's about the mental recovery as well. 

Reducing Resistance

Reducing Resistance

There are two main things that swimmers should be focusing on every time they hit the water. The first is decrease our resistance in the water and secondly, increase our propulsion. Decreasing resistance is a major key to improvement. There are several forms of resistances we should be striving to eliminate from our swimming.

Coping with a negative swim

Coping with a negative swim

No matter how much you train or how prepared you are for a competition, sometimes things just don't go the way you and your coaches have planned them to. This can be tough for any athlete. There are several ways to deal with this disappointment. Some are more beneficial and proactive than others.