Relax to Achieve More
When your body tenses up, you lose your flow and can’t perform optimally in practice or competition. When your mind tenses up, the same thing happens. While it’s a natural response when faced with a difficult challenge, it restricts your mental flow and reduces your options to deal and function effectively in stressful situations. Your mission is to relax your mind whenever experiencing stress in swimming. It could be associated with a challenging set, a race, another swimmer, your coach, or an intense dry-land session. Whatever comes your way, choose to relax, and you’ll perform better.