At the start of every week, give your team a ‘weekly challenge’ and announce it on your on-deck bulletin board right there on-deck.
The end of 2018 is on the horizon, which means out with the old and in with the new. This may mean breaking some bad habits in the pool, re-committing yourself to the remainder of the season and tightening up your racing strategies for your championship races in a few months.
"In with the new' can also apply to your training surroundings. No one likes to grind out lap after lap in a dungeon-y looking pool cave, devoid of anything motivational or inspiring. Here are just a few ways coaches, parents and teammates can jazz up their pool deck to help keep the team’s eyes on the prize.
You’d be surprised how many pools around the world don’t keep an actual Pool Record Board, or at least not one that’s visible.