By Coach Mackenzie G, MV1. When Michael Phelps stood behind the blocks before his Olympic races, he was not saying to himself, “I can’t do this” or “This is too hard, I should give up.” Because, how would telling himself that have helped him become the greatest swimmer of all time? Three words: it wouldn’t have.
By Coach Hadley, MV2. After swimming many seasons with the Vikings, I know personally how hard it can be to wake up and jump into a freezing pool at 6 am. However, as gruelling as these morning practices seem, here are 3 reasons they are beneficial for you:
By Coach Mackenzie M, JR. With the first month of the season completed and the competitive portion of our season upon us, I think a lot of swimmers are starting to get those pre-race jitters and, in particular, are not feeling confident in themselves to swim certain races.