The Power Of The Plank

A weak core can affect swimmers in all strokes. It shows in freestyle with improper hip movement. Many swimmers are looking for challenging, applicable core exercises. The Plank T forces frontal plane stability, while maintaining a straight spine. This exercise may...
How To Boost Self-esteem

How To Boost Self-esteem

It would be good to have a goal but a vision of an end result is so much better. The end result is not just a destination, but it is the person you want to become once you have reached a goal. It is a step by step process and here is how to achieve it. A Step By Step...

Go easy on yourself! Failure only means…

You are one step closer to success! The Solution to Failure is… to expect it. I am writing to you from Dover Harbour in the UK, as I prepare to guide West Australian, Paul Downie on his English Channel solo crossing (for Breast Cancer Care WA). This past week I...

Can Open Water Swimming Be Dangerous?

Answer: In the same way that a bee sting, crossing the street, and juggling with fire can be.  The more experience you have, the better you can deal with the variations. The death of an athlete in the Louisville, Kentucky Ironman last weekend has focused attention on...