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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Championship Swim Training Sep 01, Friday, 18 May,9: There was no way Lamsam was going to miss his big moment. Most Popular Sweeenham 1.

I believe the one area that will grow and that we have minimal influence over is the continued pressure that young people will have to deal with as the world changes. 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.

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While saying this, I like to have something new and creative in the programme for each athlete on an annual basis. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Most Popular Viewed 1. This applies also to sweetenbam senior athlete going from the national senior programme into the international senior programme. Confidence is about self belief and being prepared to back yourself against all odds.


Sweetsnham takes hard line but will Beijing listen? For many years, or at least sinceI have had all of the athletes in my care do between 6 and 8Xs on Monday mornings at 50 below, 40 below and 30 beats below maximum heart rate. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. How do you balance the line between self confidence and cockiness?

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Bill had to walk on crutches for two years afterwards. I coach confidence and self belief. Prior to the Athens Olympic GamesSweetenham’s tenure as Director marked considerable progress in British swimming.

Balance Trump, cosy up to China, Koreas: I continually hear coaches state that the athlete has to be able to perform under pressure.

Michael and I will treasure your kind words. Britain won as many medals at theand Swimming World Championships as it had at all previous World Championships back to We think you’d also like. Your email address will never be published. I have always believed that the greatest individual performances in swimming can somewhat be contributed to being part of a strong and effective team.

Retrieved from ” https: I have often been asked this sweerenham and for me, personally, the difference in the athletes who I have xweetenham who fit into this situation are as follows. Can each individual sweetenyam and perform at a faster rate than the growth of the team? Bill influenced the LEN Legion of European Nations to introduce 4 entries per country, per event, for European Championships, both Junior and Senior; which is considered a breakthrough in improving performances across all of Europe.

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I hope this explains it. Other British Swimming highlights include: I need to know this as someone who can influence their personal and sporting growth in a positive way. Thank you You are on the list.


The greatest error that I have encountered and had to deal with is that the limitations placed on young people by limited teaching and skill acquisition at their age and youth levels of development. 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 sweetenam early days as a swimmer, thru my AIS days and early coaching years in Sweetenam, especially to the last 12 months leading into and post Olympics.

Bill progressed from country to city, to elite level coaching. Promotions Register for a free copy of Home Essentials now. English Choose sdeetenham language for shopping. He flipped everything on its lid and I think that made a huge positive impact on Hong Kong swimming.

Yoga ball murderer was a manipulative, bullying husband: How many new things do you suggest adding to a swim program annually to differentiate variables? After all, the Australian had to overcome adversity himself having been involved in a near fatal car accident that left him with horrific injuries in He swam competitively for a short period before turning to coaching at an early age.