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Have you made your choice?

Yogi Berra, the NY Yankees legend who died in September at the age of 90, was known as much for his sayings as for his actions on the field. One of my personal favorites is “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.”  And, while all of us have certainly been following that advice our entire lives, [...]

By | December 4th, 2015|10 Comments

GET A CUE!

Three Freestyle Elements You Can't Swim (Well) Without Whether you are new to swimming or have been competing for years, you must master three key technique elements if you want to swim freestyle fast.  And, while each element may seem simple, you may need a reminder and a swim cue to stay on track. Freestyle is the most popular competitive [...]

By | October 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Swimmers Need to Breathe

Of course swimmers need to breathe while swimming! But breathing correctly can be a challenge for an inexperienced swimmer. On top of that, a bad breathing habit can take real effort to change. My granddaughter, Bailey, who is swimming with NOVA in Richmond, has been working to exhale during her stroke cycle and it hasn’t been easy for her. (Full [...]

By | September 22nd, 2015|0 Comments