Category: Coach’s Corner

Swim Ireland publishes it’s new COMPETITION PATHWAY.

The National Performance Director has introduced a new competition pathway which will be implemented in all Regions from September 2017 and will ensure that competitions are streamlined throughout the country. This is a huge step forward and will be a very positive step in Irish Swimming.

Why You Shouldn’t Breathe Into the Walls

If your coach has told you once, he’s told you a thousand times–“Don’t breathe into the walls!” But did you know that you can swim drastically faster by doing this one simple little thing? Here’s how....

WADA 2017 Prohibited List

Find out more about the World Anti-Doping Agency’s updated Prohibited list here…

4 Characteristics of people who are mentally tough

Want to be successful in life? Know this: It takes a special kind of fortitude and it’s what separates the elite from average performers. When the going gets tough, the tough don’t get going—they reach for a winning prescription called mental toughness

Post-Training Nutrition For Swimmers

Swimmers are notorious for doing a huge volume of training. Because of this, on top of the huge caloric requirement of most swimmers, post-training nutrition should be a massive component of a competitive swimmers routine.