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The 10 Commandments for Training Sessions
- DON’T BE LATE
It shows a lack of respect for yourself, your coach and your team. Check your timetable and make sure you are ready on time.
- SUPPORT YOUR TEAM
Swimming is a team sport. Everyone is on the same team so encourage and help your team mates especially when the going gets tough.
- LISTEN TO YOUR COACH
The coach’s advice is crucial to swimming fast, so don’t talk over the coach and listen to what they have to say.
- ASK QUESTIONS
Don’t be afraid to ask questions, if you don’t ask you will never know: – just ask them at the right time
- BRING THE RIGHT KIT
Having the right equipment is essential to help you get the most out of the training sessions.
- ALWAYS GIVE A 100%
Always try your best and don’t let the little stuff get you down. You have heard it before but you only get out what you put in.
- FUEL THE ENGINE
Make sure you have plenty of health snacks to keep your energy levels high. Swimming fast is hungry work.
‘Positive Mental Attitude’ Approach every challenge with a smile.
- DARE TO DREAM
Don’t be afraid to dream of being a champion. All great swimmers dream about what it is they want to achieve and then figure out how to make it happen
- HAVE FUN