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Mental Training and Preparation

Mental Training and Preparation

“Years of personal climbing experience, countless climber surveys, and psychological research all point to mental strength as the most influential factor in whether a climber succeeds or not. 274 more words

Focus

Strangers in a Pool- short fiction for long swims

While it is undeniable that there is an incredible sense of team and camaraderie that comes from the atmosphere of swimming, it is fairly uncontested that the actual act of swimming can be quite lonely.   1,232 more words

Mental Preparation

Gde je Vaš fokus u toku utakmice?

Sigurno ste već mnogo puta čuli vašeg trenera kako govori «misli samo na sledeći poen» u važnim momentima utakmice.

Verujem da Vam se mnogo puta u karijeri desilo da u toku utakmice pomislite: « Pobedićemo» ili « Izgubićemo» još kada je utakmica bila na samom početku. 793 more words

Gaining Clarity and Staying Focused

It’s hard to believe but the Swim Around Key West is only 48 days away!   My back is feeling better and I have my confidence restored to get back into training.   275 more words

Swim Training

Mental Preparation

The days before leaving can be very nervous, you have no idea how your upcoming year is going to look like, you’re leaving everything and everyone you know behind and it’s exciting and scary. 261 more words

Mental Preparation

Getting Back on Track

One week post Lido Key- or the swim that got away- and I have not been mentally or physically where I want to be.  My back, neck and shoulders have been incredibly strained.   184 more words

Swim Training

Weather > Preparedness

Despite my best laid plans and preparation, the Lido Key swim was an unfortunate bust.  High winds rolled in early Saturday morning and looming thunderstorms made it so that the race officials were unable to postpone the start time to wait out the weather.   342 more words

Swim Training