Podcast Special: Retirement

All good things come to an end, or so they say. Good things include, of course, the careers of those at the sharp end of swimming as their time in the pool moves towards its conclusion. It’s a difficult time, one of transition that marks the next significant period in one’s life. In this podcast special, Jemma Lowe, Roberto Pavoni and Ross Davenport join regular contributor Katie Wyld and Lane 4 consultant Rick Cotgreave, who specialises in athlete transitions, to share and discuss their own experiences. There’s also a chance to consider the support available and to ask the question, should there be more?

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Peaty, Process and Project 56

In interviews ahead of the European Championships, Adam Peaty admitted that talk of a 56 second swim had been banned. “The past year I’ve been obsessed by that” he said “and it’s almost had a negative effect on my training.” Sports psychologist Helen Davis explores what that change of emphasis did for Adam and what it could do for your swimming.

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