The Effortless Swimming Podcast

Tabitha Jones is a previous Hell Week camp attendee. Since coming to Thailand with us last year, she's take more than 20 seconds off per 100m pace over a half ironman distance swim. An impressive achievement in 8 months! Tabitha shares  with us the things that have helped her do this from changes to technique, workouts, how she approaches races and the different attitude she takes towards her swimming.

Direct download: Tabitha_Jones_Podcast_final.mp3
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Swimming Coach, Brian Ford is the Head Coach of the Traralgon Swimming Club since 1997. He was a National Age swimmer in the 1970s. He is a firm believer in discipline and strong communication. If you want to learn about the importance of discipline, enthusiasm and being a people person, listen in as my dad shares his life lessons and expertise as a seasoned swimming coach.

04:58 - Meet Brian Ford

07:50 - Why reputation is important.

08:55 - When to Draw The Line Between Being a Coach and Being a Parent

16:00 - Micromanaging vs Delegating

22:41 - Basic Principles in Dealing with People

30:45 - On Being Careful with Who You Hang Out With

33:30 - "Every opportunity is an opportunity to give as much as you can."

35:30 - This is the way I am as a coach...

38:17 - Why It's Okay to Coach with a Lot of Enthusiasm

40:20 - To Care or Not to Care?

Direct download: Podcast_of_Brian_ford.mp3
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