A is for Anxiety If you want to swim fast, you’ve got to prepare yourself mentally. That’s not always an easy process. Beginning this week, Sport psychologist Aimee Kimball, PhD., introduces a series of articles on usaswimming.org that makes mental training as easy as A-B-C. Why do I have anxiety?
Many athletes have anxiety before they compete, whether it's a pounding heart, difficulty breathing, tight muscles, or worried thoughts. All animals have what's called the fight-or
At the start of each season and towards the end of each season the senior team will conduct the “CUDA Challenge”. This challenge set will be a measure of how far a swimmer has come throughout the season and from season to season. The set will be conducted in the 3rd week of the season and on the week before the last training phase of the season. All of the sets will be done in a short course pool. The set will consist of a series of 100’s that will last for approximately 90 m