As someone who works with swimmers all over the country on a weekly basis, one of the most common reasons why a client comes to me, by far, is the following:
“Will, I’m able to swim really awesome in training, but as soon as I go to race in my meets, I get so nervous, anxious, and stressed out before my races that it’s affecting my ability to swim my best and I’m a completely different swimmer. What do I do?”
Well, today, I’m going to show you how you can eliminate feelings of nervousness, anxiousness, and stress before your races. But, before we can understand how to eliminate something like nervousness, we have to start by asking an important question: Where does nervousness come from?