Tag Archives: swim technique

Oceanwalker swimming has me fascinated

It’s been four years since I started to learn to swim again for triathlons. Early on, I took swim lessons with a great coach named Whitney whose first priority was to simplify what I was doing. Along the way there … Continue reading

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Kick you fool

This weekend we’re heading up to Madison, Wisconsin to do the half-marathon. I’m simply hoping my tight old hips hold up all thirteen miles, but I’ll take what I can get. On Saturday, both Sue and I are having swim … Continue reading

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The swim champion in lane two

I swam next to a state champion in the pool this morning. She’s just graduated from high school and will be going to the University of Cincinnati this fall. One of the coaches in the Master’s swim program described her … Continue reading

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Swim lessons

When I arrived for a swim evaluation with a great coach I met at XSport a while back named Whitney, she was waste deep in the pool helping little dunkers get their face wet. The moms were sitting around in … Continue reading

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That swimming thing? Hasn’t been going that well. Now it will.

Picking up a sport that you did as a kid can be one of the most humbling enterprises in the world. When I went back to playing soccer as an adult after coaching kids for 10 years it was shocking … Continue reading

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