Why Do We Need Trust For Swimming?

Why Do We Need Trust For Swimming?

What role does trust play in our swimming? I see it as the foundation to everything we are doing in the water. Here are many of the ways trust plays a vital role…   Trust the Water For those who have experienced fear of the water and want to learn to swim...
Introverts Love Swimming

Introverts Love Swimming

Does swimming attract a disproportionate number of introverts?  That is an interesting question for which I don’t have an answer.  Looking back on Mediterra’s activities and events over the years, I recall many seemingly-introverted participants who I...
Should You Take Up A Second Sport?

Should You Take Up A Second Sport?

Should you take up running (or some other activity) to supplement your swimming? I saw a discussion on a swim coach Facebook page asking what other coaches thought about making their age-group swimmers do some running as part of their conditioning for swimming. There...
What Role Does Self-Compassion Have In Your Higher Performance?

Why Practice Sitting Still? Part 1

Practicing mindfulness while moving is something I’ve been doing, advocating and coaching for many years. It makes a lot of sense to increase awareness of what the body is doing in order to protect and refine what’s working well and correct what is not. As...
Have Extra Time? Reexamine Your Values and Goals

Have Extra Time? Reexamine Your Values and Goals

In the psychological research on values, goals and behavior, we see that when our values are aimed at well-being (for the individual and our positive connection with others), when our goals are aligned with those values, and when our behavior throughout the day...
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