Do What Works For You (?)

Do What Works For You (?)

“Just do what works for you.” I have heard some version of this phrase spoken or written by coaches or pundits many times, in many different sports. It can be alarming to me because:  I doubt the average (citizen) athlete understands the context of...
Focus On Small, Specific Pieces

Focus On Small, Specific Pieces

We are continuing from Part 1 and Part 2 and Part 3 in this discussion of the features of Ericsson’s Deliberate Practice concept. We will look at the importance of focusing training upon small, specific pieces of skill. I am referring to Chapter 4 “The...
Mindfulness In/Out Of Water – Part 3

Mindfulness In/Out Of Water – Part 3

Continued from Part 2… Now I will move on to some practical suggestions. A few weeks ago one swimmer commented on my post Going Further From Inside: I have read and reread this article several times. Is there any way to incorporate this inner awareness...

eBook For TI Triathletes

I’ve had the privilege of receiving my first TI Coach training under Shane Alton Eversfield (and Betsy Laughlin!) and then found a couple excuses to work with him again. I am looking for more. I love being around this guy. I love the way he explains things. The...