Archive for Motivation

  1. Different Swimming Strokes and Their Benefits Competitive swimmers race in a variety of different swimming strokes. The freestyle and butterfly races are some of the most highly anticipated events at the Olympics. But, you don’t have to be a professional or competitive swimmer to enjoy the benefits of swimming. Learn about the benefits of different […]

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  2. How To Get Over A Bad Swim Race

    When you pour your heart, soul, and sweat into swimming, victories aren’t always sweet, and sometimes, losses are real sour. Looking at the big picture can be especially challenging to youngsters who are already holding themselves accountable for their performances. Although stress seems to be occurring at younger ages, the joy and love of swimming […]

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  3. 10 Habits of Elite Athletes

    Being or becoming elite at anything is very much about hard work. Sometimes it is pre-destined by good genes and being self-possessed, but just because you have ability doesn’t mean you will automatically be successful. There are learned traits and actions that will help boost your abilities whether you have ‘the gift’ or not. Here […]

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  4. Passion. You can be passionate about a great many things. Passion can lead to joy but passion oftentimes means emotional highs and lows. Having children involved in sports will evoke many passions within you. Passion watching them find their own, watching them succeed and watching them fail. Strong emotions fuel passion. It is almost effortless […]

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  5. Competition is the time to reap the rewards of your hard work.  The hours, early mornings and long afternoons bear fruit when it comes time to race.  Your goals have been set, because without goals you have no direction.  But races are short, most are less than two minutes, and sessions are long and sprawling.  […]

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  6. Ways Swimmers Self-Sabotage

    Take a minute to browse these potential scenarios so you can check yourself before you wreck yourself at competitions.

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  7. Inspirational Swimming Quotes

    “The water is your friend…you don’t have to fight with water, just share the same spirit as the water, and it will help you move.” –Alexander Popov (RUS) Gold medalist and former WR record holder in the 50 free

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  8. The Benefits of Swimming - www.kiefer.com/blog/benefits-of-swimming

    According to the U.S. department of Health and Human services, two and a half hours per week of aerobic physical activity (such as swimming) can significantly reduce the risk of chronic illness and disease.

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  9. Mentally conditioning yourself to react to a word can infinitely improve your performance in the swimming pool, and sports performance in general.

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