I’ve known Coach Bill Sweetenham for a long time. He’s been one of the strongest and most positive influences on my life and he continues to. Bill Sweetenham has reached the pinnacle of his profession as one of the world’s top swimming coaches whose expertise has helped hopefuls. Tales of torture – but Bill Sweetenham is the father figure who moulded Hong Kong’s Robyn Lamsam as a swimmer and a person.

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We had a lot of fun memories in the pool. The third and final strategy is perhaps the most important one where I ask the athlete to compete well above their current form and in a situation where in theory, they cannot win.

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Related topics Hong Kong Sports Institute. Along with their weigh-in done immediately on arrival at the pool, this will give me a profile of the athlete and a daily record of how they perceive they are recovered and ready to train. This is a great challenge for coaches and one they will need to address to stay ahead of the field. What is the biggest difference between elite National Bill and ultra-elite Olympic Level?

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Current Activities Bill continues to lecture, publish and conduct clinics on a variety of subjects worldwide, and has produced a series of educational and instructional videos on skills and technique. About Bill Sweetenham A. Retrieved 15 March Nansha, new cradle of hi-tech firms and listings in the Greater Bay Area Brought to you by: Sweetenham has certainly come a long way since he first took up a coaching job while growing up in poverty in a mining town called Mount Isa, Queensland to rise to become a dedicated swimming guru that took him to 11 Olympic Games — five of them as head coach — producing 27 medallists at the Olympics and World Championships.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Provide feedback about this page. I have always believed that the greatest individual performances in swimming can somewhat be contributed to being part of a strong and effective team.

In this regard, I have four people who share no feelings for me personally and can deliver any messages they feel that I have an area to improve on or that will deliver a winning point of difference.

My wife [Cheryl] and family have unselfishly supported me during my journey of coaching many great young people in so many different countries over a year-plus period. I also believe we have much to learn from the corporate world, and the high performance world in many other sports. Please try your request again later. I always look to see how much improvement is made six monthly and annually, not just in speed but in efficiency and attitude.

Bill continues to lecture, publish and conduct clinics on a variety of subjects worldwide, and has produced a series of educational and instructional videos on skills and technique.

This implies that the athlete learns quickly by making fewer mistakes. Get to Know Us. Bill is internationally recognised for his visionary strategic planning swedtenham, in particular the priorities that he places on relay performances and the success he has achieved in converting this to the area of team performance. I then ask the athlete to compete in two events below their level of competence.

I commenced teaching swimming which led into my coaching career as a penalty imposed by my father. Related topics Hong Kong Sports Institute. Obviously, fewer is best. I need to know this as someone who can influence their personal and sporting growth in a positive way.

Your email address will never be published. Reaction games and jumping ability done in any form sweetenham a good indication of anaerobic fitness and recovery. We think you’d also like. Testimonials “I would like to thank you personally for the talks we have had over the many years that we have been friends in both the early days as a sweetehham, thru my Sweetdnham days and early coaching years in WA, especially to the last 12 months leading into and post Olympics.


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You are signed up. Bill progressed from country to city, to elite level coaching. It is about knowledge of the product, ie. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. There was no bkll Lamsam was going to miss his big moment. Due to a faulty door and seat mechanism in the vehicle in which Bill was travelling, he was flung out of the car on a German Autobahn and hit a sign post.

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Character and attitude must be ever present. At the Commonwealth Games, the team recorded an all-time best result of 11 Gold, 10 Silver and 14 Bronze with 3 1st-2nd-3rd finishes no other nation achieved any finishesand a Gold in the Women’s 4x Relay, in which Australia had never previously been beaten. There’s a problem loading this menu blil now.

He noticed our potential and knew exactly how to sweetennham into our strength to get the best out of it. It is in this situation where the athlete feels relaxed and open to both positive feedback about themselves and challenging feedback on their performance, ie. Dying alone in Japan: Why hairy crab is all the craze in China Oct 18th4: I believe the one area that swetenham grow and that we have minimal influence over is the continued pressure that young people will have to deal with as the world changes.