March 29, 2020—
Fear of the unknown was holding Markus Thormeyer back in the pool. When the Canadian swimmer told teammates he was gay, the walls he'd built up came down and Thormeyer felt liberated to swim fast.
#Swimming cares about one thing: Who touches the wall first.
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 27, 2020—
Michael Phelps , winner of 23 gold medals atop 28 Olympic podium places between 2004 and 2016, is praying “we don’t see an increase in athlete suicide rates because of” the postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. In an interview with NBC Sports, Phelps, an a dvocate for Mental Health and Wellbeing, on the back of his own depression and critic of the United States Olympic and Paraliymoic Committee , said: “I really, really hope we don’t see an increase in athlete suicide rates because of this. Because the mental health component is by far the biggest thing here. This postponement ...
March 17, 2020—
Tune in for tips on how to stay in a positive mental place amid the disappointments and cancellations connected to coronavirus, COVID-19. Kelly Palace and Maria Parker share their advice for not feeling overwhelmed or helpless as the world takes on coronavirus and its spread. Episode Topics and Mentions Coronavirus COVID-19 Master’s degree in counseling Women’s NCAA swimming championships USA Swimming Anger Sadness Disappointment Resiliency Mononucleosis University of Virginia North Carolina State Masters Swimming Mental Training/Mindset Visualization Ending the Season on your terms ...
Podcast: How to stay positive amid #coronavirus disappointments
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 11, 2020—
The 2020 New York Federation Boys Swimming and Diving Championships took place on March 7 at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow, N.Y. Garden City’s Jake Newmark set a new meet, NYSPHSAA, and New York Federation record in the 200 free with a time of 1:35.88. Saint Anthony also broke NYSPHSAA marks in the 4×50 free relay (1:24.33) and 4×100 free relay (3:05.88). Click HERE for full results and team scores. Pittsford’s Aaron Kusch (24.87), Jacob Novozhenets (27.04), Neil Mortimer (22.26), and Liam Murphy (20.19) began the meet by winning the opening 4×50 medley relay in 1:3 ...
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Congrats St. Anthony's and Jake Newmark, NY boy's state #swimming
March 10, 2020—
Breaststroke ace Adam Peaty has quickly attained legendary status in our sport. Here are some of his tips on how to be world-class between your ears so that you can dominate the pool, too. Adam Peaty has already cemented himself a certified legend as a competitive swimmer. In 2015 he exploded on the world scene by smashing the world record for the 100m breaststroke by nearly half a second, also becoming the first man to crack 58 seconds, swimming a superhuman 57.92. His upward trajectory didn’t sop there. The following year at the Rio Olympics he again broke the world record on his w ...
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Adam Peaty's advice on developing a world-class mind-set #swimming
March 5, 2020—
In today’s vlog, we head for some cold water swimming in London! I was joined by online health and fitness coach Max Lowery and mate Alex Sharp as we took a dip in 5.5c water, and I had a chat with Max about both the physical and mental benefits of cold water therapy / cold thermogenesis!
If you enjoy cold-water #swimming, check out this video
March 4, 2020—
UNC Associate Head Coach Jack Brown discusses the importance of expectations and how swimmers can best approach their goals, but without getting caught up in all the pressure.
Great coaching outlook by UNC head #swimming coach Jack Brown
Feb. 12, 2020—
"How long should I stay silent? I can sit here and be silent for as long as you want, because that's what I got," said Phelps to the Washington Post.
US Olympic organization offers no mental health resources according to Phelps #swimming
Feb. 5, 2020—
Mental toughness isn’t just about being more gritty than the next swimmer; it’s about taking care of yourself between practices.
Sleep helps cope with #swimming stress
HERALD COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS
Jan. 30, 2020—
Woodmere Middle School seventh-grader and Hewlett resident Ethan Nus, 13, is a record-breaking youth swimmer who has the drive and motivation to keep improving at his craft.