For most USA Swimming members, the end of the summer represents a short break from training. After the championship meets have completed, results are tallied and celebratory parties thrown, age groupers step away from the pool.
The sabbatical offers a chance for swimmers to be “regular” for once, to wash the chlorine away for a few days at least.
When it’s time to start back with practice, many return to the pool thrilled to get back in and begin training.
Here are ten suggestions that coaches can use to capitalize on that refreshed spirit and setting a renewed approach to the sport for the upcoming season: 10 Tips for Coaches to Make the Most of a New Season, in the digital edition of the Sept.-Oct. issue of Splash.