Set The Limits

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Jun 18, 2014 06:06AM

How do you know when what you're doing in practice is unproductive? When is working harder, just not doing what you want it to do in the long run? Here are a couple ideas that can help.


The First Time

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Apr 01, 2014 05:52PM

We live in a world of athletics, doing our best to surround ourselves with people who have the desire to be the best at what they do.


When Swimming Last Makes you First

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Mar 18, 2014 05:38PM

It's always amazing to me, as a coach, that even when we all know something is good, certain people refuse to practice it daily.


Coaching Thought - Improving Your Team

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Jan 14, 2014 08:56AM

If you want to continue making your team better, start from the bottom up.


Who Will You Be? - Madison Avery Mills - Born 11/11/13

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Nov 19, 2013 12:53AM

Last week was a pretty eventful week. My wife, Rachel, gave birth to our new daughter, Madison Avery Mills. Since then, and knowing how much lies ahead for this new baby, I started to think about what traits she will exhibit as she grows...traits of some of the closest people in my life.


Note To Swimmers... We See You

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Nov 04, 2013 01:26PM

Swimmers need to understand something: When you're standing above the surface, you see SO much more than people think.


Obervations from Masters Practice

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Oct 21, 2013 06:26AM

A few days each week, I get to coach people my own age at masters practice. The dynamics are very different from coaching kids, and it keeps my job very interesting.


Observations From Senior-Group Practice

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Oct 16, 2013 08:45AM

Tuesday is my night with the Senior training group, so while this is just one night out of many, this was my take away from last night.


Observations From Age-Group Practice

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Oct 15, 2013 06:46AM

We could all literally do this every day. When you just sit back and observe the daily actions of age-group swimmers, there are always things that you'd like to see being done differently. Here's a quick list from last night:


What Will be Different?

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Sep 11, 2013 08:12AM

It's another September, and it's time to ask yourself, what will be different this year?


Jessica Hardy on espnW

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Aug 01, 2013 11:19AM

Check out this cool press release involving Jessica Hardy and espnW.


Swimming with Waits

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Jun 21, 2013 06:49AM

You know you're doing your job right when 4 swimmers come up to you after practice, all wanting to talk about the same thing, and by answering one, you answer them all.


June 13

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Jun 13, 2013 12:17AM

Am I making him proud?


What Do You Focus on When Everything Is Falling Apart?

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Jun 03, 2013 09:20AM

Training takes its toll on technique. While THAT sounds like a headline from the National Enquirer, it's a typical occurrence during most age-group swim practices.


What Is Practice for...Really?

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | May 30, 2013 09:15AM

Over the past couple weeks, I've had numerous conversations with young swimmers about when they have the opportunity to make effective changes to how they swim.

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