It’s funny how things have a tendency to come together at the same time.
It’s true in life…and in swimming.
I’ve been reading “Atomic Habits” by James Clear and the other day I heard a podcast by Seth Godin.
Atomic Habits is about how making small changes in your life add up to big changes. If you’re trying get start in your swimming routine, I highly recommend it.
Seth Godin talked about his blog. And how he has written a post every day for over 20 years. That’s some dedication.
(On a side note, I once heard Seth say he didn’t know how to swim and was learning. I offered him free swim advice. He contacted me, but never followed up on it.)
I’ve started taking both their advice. My goal is to write a blog post every single day this year. I may even write two or three.
I’ve always gotten bogged down on making each post a big long post with los of SEO. Now, I’m just writing my thoughts on swimming.
Mostly for people who want to learn to swim or are trying to improve their swimming.
So far, I think it’s going well.
So, if you’re having problems getting started with your swimming routine, take small steps. Instead of trying for a 3,000 yard workout every day….so a 500 yard workout.
Make it fun. Make it interesting.
And likewise, if you’re trying to improve your swimming, focus on one thing for a week.
Having problems with your streamlines? Work on them every day for 5 minutes.
Having problems with your catch? Work on the catch every day.
Don’t try to work on three swim techniques all at once. Pick one and focus on it.
Together, we will build something beautiful.