How to Deal with Failure

 

How to Deal with failure ......

Kids Speak : Preferred Parental Behaviour at Youth Sport Events

Analysis of data collected from kids on how parents behave at their sporting events highlights the effect of different parental behaviours on the kids' performance. Read the article to appreciate the behaviours that are more likely to help bring out the best in your child's sporting performance.

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What we want to do vs. What we should be doing

Olivier Poirier Leroy examines how to align the things we want to do with the things we should be doing to make them just a little bit more fun

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Go Fail Today

Swimming faster than ever requires you to chase the outer limits of what’s possible. In other words, it requires you to fail on occasion ........

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How to get faster through hard work

Olivier Poirier Leroy offers 3 lightening quick ways to pull yourself out of your comfort zone, to enable you to swim faster than you have ever swum before by sheer hard work .....

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Do you psych yourself out of success?

Olivier Poirier Leroy discusses why some swimmers take their foot of the pedal and psych yourself out so you don't reach your full potential in the water. Understanding why this can happen can help you take control and not let it happen .....

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How many times have you said I "have to " go to practice?

Olivier Poirier Leroy shares a few thoughts as to why we "have to" go to practice and challenges us to apply the thoughts to ourselves and question if we feel we "have to" for the right reasons. These reasons directly correlate to how we perform in the water and what we can ultimately achieve .....

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How to be Mentally Prepared to Swim Fast at the BIG Meet

Olivier Poirier-Leroy describes 3 powerful ways to make sure that you are not only physically prepared to swim fast at the big meet, but mentally ready as well

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Are you Swimming Faster in Practice than in Competition?

Olivier Poirier-Leroy describes ways to adjust your mental outlook to ensure you reach your potential in competition

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Screen Time Impairs Swimming Performance

Hours in front of the TV, on your tablet, phone or laptop can have significant negative impacts on your health and swimming performance ......

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The White Man in the Photo

A truly inspirational human story about an Australian athlete who stood up for human rights at the expense of his own recognition at the time ....

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Working and Training Hard and Smart

Success in the pool requires more than hard work; As Olivier Poirier Leroy explains, it requires training smart and working exceptionally smart

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10 Tips for more Confidence in the Pool

Olivier Poirier Leroy describes 10 actions you can take to improve your self confidence and therefore exert more control over your performance

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5 Keys for Consistent Practices

Olivier Poirier Leroy provides you with 5 tricks to help you become more consistent in training

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How to fix your bad training habits

Olivier Poirier Leroy describes how training habits fundamentally create the performances when it matters most. So the logic is that if you create better training habits you will have better race results.

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15 Rules for a Monster Swim Season

Olivier Poirier Leroy provides you with your own "playbook"; your "Art of War" to help you realise your true potential in swimming this year

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How to swim faster

Olivier Poirier-Leroy discusses how we can swim faster without having to log more time in the pool

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Want to be ruthlessly committed to your swimming this season?

Olivier Poirier-Leroy discusses commitment and maintains that the big C word is the biggest indicator of success in the pool

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50 Swim Tips for Junior and Age Swimmers

Gary Barclay offers 50 Swim Tips for Junior and Age Swimmers

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What is that one thing?

Olivier Poirier-Leroy challenges us to think of THE ONE THING that we could change to reap success ... what is it?

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Quality vs Quantity: What is best for your Junior Swimmer

Barry Cook summarises the 10 Commandments for Swimming Parents and offers some other thoughtful insights that every swim parent needs to know

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Developing Powerful Self Confidence in your Swimmer

Olivier Poirier Leroy offers tips to develop powerful self confidence in swimmers

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Swimmers, Sweat and why you need Electrolytes

Think you don't sweat when you are swimming? Think again. Discover why you need that water bottle and think about what you need to put in it!

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How to Use Your Failures in the Pool to Swim Faster

Olivier Poirier Leroy explains strategies on how to turn disappointments into positive experiences to lead to future improvement and success

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Swim Meets : From Event Selection & Coach Direction to Warm Ups & Swim Downs

Read this and help your coaches help your swimmer!

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10 things that swimming parents do...

10 things that swimming parents do that coaches can't stand

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6 ways swimmers can get out of their own way mentally

Olivier Poirier-Leroy describes 6 ways to get out of your own head so that you can swim out of your mind!

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Pre Race Ritual Routine

Gary Hall shows simple techniques to teach you how to trigger "the zone" and race at your very best

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Two Paths to Success

With every goal that we set in life, there are various paths we can take to reach those goals. Deciding which path to take can be a tricky decision, especially if you already believe that one particular way is the right way.

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