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Make Your Coach Smile

You might think of your coach as a cruel taskmaster, driven by delight in seeing swimmers suffer. Yet, although your coach might break into a smile when you complain about being tired, the reality is that delight is knowing you’re doing the work it takes to improve. Coaches’ greatest pleasure is seeing their athletes become the best they can be. Therefore, you’ll improve faster if you consistently do the things that make your coach smile.
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