World Champs are starting soon, but I don’t know if I’ll watch all of it. I think watching 12 & Under Champs was more exciting … am I alone in that sentiment?
Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 21 – The Inner Ear
The inner ear is responsible for our sense of balance, and work-life balance is what Coach Sarah is discussing in this week’s episode of the Podcast. Hear about the swim coach “lifestyle” and some of her personal struggle in the past weeks.
Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 20 – I’m Back
Coach Sarah has been on hiatus. The last five months were a lot to handle, and the Podcast took a backseat*. But now she’s back, motivated, and ready to dive back in (to sitting in her computer chair and talking about swimming).
Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 19 – My Workout is Harder than Your Workout
This episode was recorded on the road as Coach Sarah breaks the news of her appointment as Head Coach of the Sault Surge Aquatic Team!
Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 18 – Old Boys, Older Tricks
In this episode Coach Sarah “rants” about how difficult it is for women in coaching because of what many in the sports world call the “Old Boys’ Club”.
Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 17 – Take Pride
In this episode Coach Sarah briefly discusses two different scenarios she found herself faced with recently, both of which caused her to think more critically about the ways she takes pride in the coaching profession.
Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 16 – Catfish in the Pool
This week on the Swimmer’s Ear, I’m going to tell you why having catfish in your pool is important for you and your athletes.
Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 15 – Guessing Weird Drill Names
For this episode of the Swimmer’s Ear, I took to Facebook to find the weirdest drill names that coaches have in their arsenal, and I tried to guess what the drills were!
Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 14 – Water Safety
This week’s episode of the Swimmer’s Ear is a little more serious. As coaches, we have a responsibility to “Do No Harm,” and I feel as though that includes teaching our athletes how to avoid harm.
Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 13 – Burnout
In this episode of the Swimmer’s Ear I discuss some research I’ve been doing for my Masters project. How do parents, peers, and coaches impact a swimmer’s engagement in the sport? Whose fault is it when a swimmer quits for good?