Weekly commentary on swim topics of interest to coaches and swimmers.
Sunday, October 5, 2008
Relaxation vs. Arousal
These two states of readiness and more accurately the balance between them is something coaches and athletes continually strive to "get right". The fascinating paradox is that what is "right" for one is rarely "right" for another. The article by Ms. Kolata in a recent NY Times edition provides some interesting insight into the age-old challenge; namely how does an athlete find her/his groove? Read the original article, "Before Hustling to Finish, Relaxed Is a Good Way to Start" to learn more.