Your Abilities Expand

Your Abilities Expand

It is easy for us to agree that expertise takes time. We see examples of this fact in biographies of masters admired in every field. But do you believe you too can become an expert of swimming? You can. At your age. Over time, with Deliberate Practice, not only will...
Comfort Needs Discomfort

Comfort Needs Discomfort

Here is a challenging statement to ponder: You cannot secure your comfort by avoiding discomfort. You have to enter and work within a zone of discomfort in order to learn how to be comfortable in it. Before we get into that, let’s point out that there is a...
Stroke-Change Skill

Stroke-Change Skill

I’ve approached questions and comments like these at least a couple times before on my blog, and let me try another… What if I am practicing the wrong thing? I don’t want to get good at something that is incorrect! Two recent blog posts address part...
How Long Will It Take?

How Long Will It Take?

How long will it take to integrate this skill so that I can do it without thinking so much? That is a version of the question I hear from time to time. It is a good question with a very complicated answer, if I were to attempt to personalized it for each person who...