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The Value of a New Perspective

Most coaches take pride in their knowledge of technique, training methods, and motivational skills. They study hard to keep up with the latest swimming research and innovations, and consistently apply creativity in writing workouts. They delight in s...

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Three Ways Coaches Should Look at Distance Sets

Long distance sets can be very valuable for many reasons.

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Three Ways to Become a Better Coach

I'm a relative newcomer as a coach, but here are three things I've learned coaching with the Nashville Aquatic Club Masters program.

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How to Beat Coaching Burnout

We invest a lot of ourselves into coaching, and this continuous intensity can take a toll. If you find yourself losing passion for your position, here are some things to consider.

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Four Reasons Why You Should Become a Masters Coach

Here are some reasons to consider joining us in this wonderful profession.

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How to Write Creative Workouts Every Day

Here are some thoughts about the craft of designing workouts.

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Safety Tips for All Coaches

Let’s examine three things we can do to help keep swimmers safe.

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How to Communicate With Your Swimmer in the Water

Here are a few suggestions for on-deck gestures to help mid-set swimmers focus on the fine points of proper technique. Remember that you are connecting to each swimmer as an individual, so look them in the eye as you give your signals.

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How to Spice Up Practice for Big Events

Here are a few of the things we do with the Joliet Park (Ill.) District Blue Tides.

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Teach Your Swimmers to Perceive Their Pace

Let’s discuss a few ways to train your swimmers for that perfect energy allocation.