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Our mission at RITTER Sports Performance is to “Empower You to Pursue and Exceed Your Goals.” This podcast is an extension of our vision. We want to help build confidence in you or your team’s training and competition. We facilitate that through unpacking the fundamentals of strength training, recovery techniques and mental training.

Our mission at RITTER Sports Performance is to “Empower You to Pursue and Exceed Your Goals.” This podcast is an extension of our vision. We want to help build confidence in you or your team’s training and competition. We facilitate that through unpacking the fundamentals of strength training, recovery techniques and mental training.
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Portland, OR

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Our mission at RITTER Sports Performance is to “Empower You to Pursue and Exceed Your Goals.” This podcast is an extension of our vision. We want to help build confidence in you or your team’s training and competition. We facilitate that through unpacking the fundamentals of strength training, recovery techniques and mental training.

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Episodes

Hold your expectations high - Kevin Anderson

11/19/2018
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Kevin Anderson is the head coach for the Mississauga Aquatic Club. Kevin earned a diploma in High Performance Coaching from the National Coaching Institute. In prior years, Coach Anderson has been a selected coach for the Canadian World University Games and Canada's Junior Pan Pacific Team. Connect with Kevin: - Team Website - Facebook - Team Facebook Get FREE Access to their Swim Workouts. Full Show Notes for this Episode on the RITTER Blog. FREE Trial of the Coaches Corner Get...

Duration:00:47:20

I'm not afraid to make mistakes - Jeanne Fleck

11/11/2018
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Jeanne Fleck is the head coach for Fresno State Swimming & Diving. She was named the head coach in 2008 and during her tenure, Jeanne's teams have broken 18 out of 20 individual program records and all five relay records. Prior to Fresno State, Coach Fleck was the head women's swimming and diving coach at Ohio State University. Connect with Jeanne Fleck: - Team Website - Team Facebook - Facebook - Team Twitter - Twitter - Team Instagram - Email Full Show Notes for this Episode on...

Duration:00:43:21

Make challenges fun - Mike Murray

11/5/2018
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Mike Murray is a co-head coach for the Islanders Aquatics. Prior to Islander Aquatics, Mike coached the Victor Swim Club for 4 years. Within the past 18 years of coaching, Coach Murray was appointed camp staff for several different camps between 2013 and 2017. Connect with Mike: - Team Website - Facebook - Twitter - Team Twitter - Instagram - Team Instagram - Email Get FREE Access to their Swim Workouts. Full Show Notes for this Episode on the RITTER Blog. FREE Trial of the...

Duration:00:42:59

The emotional connection is huge - Ryan Rosenbaum

10/22/2018
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Ryan Rosenbaum is a founder in the swimming tech startup, Phlex, a masters swim coach, owner of the media outlet, Florida Swim Network, and an endurance athlete. Having experience as an age group swimmer, to being recruited by the University of Florida head swim coach, Gregg Troy, and competing as high as Olympic Trials and Open Water Nationals, Ryan has made his way through the ranks of the sport. Since his transition to the post competitive years, he has shifted his focus towards bettering...

Duration:00:34:41

Never neglect the less talented swimmers - Susan Teeter

10/16/2018
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Susan Teeter is the former head coach from Princeton University. Prior to retiring, Susan spent over 30 years at Princeton and 40 years coaching! Coach Teeter has racked over 224 dual meet victories and she guided Princeton to 17 Ivy League titles. Connect with Susan: - Website - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Email Full Show Notes for this Episode on the RITTER Blog. FREE Trial of the Coaches Corner Get insider access to elite swim coaches with RITTER Sports Performance's...

Duration:00:45:21

You need to keep adapting as a coach - Dan Schemmel

10/1/2018
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Dan Schemmel is the head coach of the University of Hawai'i swimming and diving program. Schemmel is only the 7th head coach for the combined men's and women's team since 1987! Coach Dan had immediate success in his first year at Hawai'i by earning Coach of the Year honors and leading the Rainbow Wahine to their first conference championship since 2015. Hawai'i swimmers broke a total of eight school records and recorded 41 top-10 times in program history. Prior to joining the University of...

Duration:00:32:18

I realized I needed to check my ego at the door as a coach - Austin Surhoff

9/24/2018
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Austin Surhoff is an assistant coach for John Hopkin's Men's Swimming Team. Prior to joining the Blue Jay swim team, Austin was a two-time NCAA Division I Champion, US National Team Member and Olympic Trials finalist. Through his swimming career (age 8 to 25), Austin trained with the North Baltimore Aquatic Club as well as the Texas Longhorns. Connect with Austin: - Team Website - Twitter - Team's Twitter - Instagram - Team's Instagram - Fitter Faster Camp - Email Get FREE Access...

Duration:00:40:59

Going fast never gets easy - Ted Patton

9/17/2018
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Ted Patton is the head coach for the North Shore Swim Club. Coach Patton has been a part of the sport of swimming for over 30 years. His love for water started when he was young and he managed to be Team Captain and earn Hardest Worker awards when swimming in College. As a coach, he was named the Minnesota Zone Team Open Water Head Coach, Assistant Coach for the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Swim Team, volunteer Head Coach for the U.S. Association of Blind Athletes and Head Coach of the Chippewa...

Duration:00:32:34

Get them to have fun and get tired to go fast - Beth Winkowski

9/10/2018
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Beth Winkowski is an Associate Head Coach for the Dynamo swim team. Coach Beth has been with the Dynamo team since the fall of 2004. She is responsible for coaching the Age Group 1 Gold and Senior 2 at Chamblee. Prior to joining Dynamo, Beth served as Head Coach for the Portland Aquatic Club - this is where she started her professional coaching career. Beth has coached state, sectional and Zone champions at both individual and team levels. Connect with Beth: - Team Website - Facebook - ...

Duration:00:37:24

Coach the kids on the ability to learn - Chris Coghill

9/3/2018
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Chris Coghill is the Age Group Swim Coach/Masters Coach for the Austin Swim Club. Prior to joining the Austin Swim Club, Chris was the Head Assistant Coach at Machine Aquatics. Chris is also a past swimmer who swam for St. Mary's College of Maryland where he served as team captain for his two last years. Connect with Chris: - Team Website - Team Facebook - Facebook - Team Twitter - Twitter - Team Instagram - Email Get FREE Access to their Swim Workouts. Full Show Notes for this...

Duration:00:32:59

I explored swimming - Rick DeMont

8/27/2018
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Rick DeMont is a co-founder of DeMont Family Swim. Rick has over 45 years of involvement in the sport of swimming - he has been a swimming participant, competitor, student, teacher and coach. Over the years, he has collected numerous titles such as National, Pan-American, World and Olympic champion. Although he retired from the University of Arizona after more than 30 loyal years, he continues to help swimmers around the world. Rick is currently consulting, teaching swimming, fishing and...

Duration:00:36:36

Swimming Specific Performance Screen

8/20/2018
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Whether you're an athlete or coach you want to see improvement over the course of your training and for the results to be in the pool. We all know that how well you move and how athletic you are plays a big part in your ability to swim faster. Until now there wasn't a specific way to screen for swimming specific movements. RITTER Coaches have collaborated with Kendal Jacobson, a well known Physical Therapist to create the Swim Performance Screen. Hear Kendal talk more about the screen, the...

Duration:00:26:39

I serve as a resource for coaches - Chris Wolford

8/13/2018
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Chris Wolford is the Sports Performance Director for South Carolina Swimming. Prior to joining the South Carolina, Chris held a 16-year tenure with the Cincinnati Marlins as their head coach. Under the coaching of Chris, Marlins' swimmers qualified for the Pan American Games, World University Games, Olympic Trials and numerous National Junior Teams. Connect with Chris: - Team Website - Email Get FREE Access to their Swim Workouts. Full Show Notes for this Episode on the RITTER...

Duration:00:41:41

You can't excel without a champion mindset - Anita Nall Richesson

8/6/2018
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Anita Nall is a nutritionist to Olympians, UFC Fighters, and NFL Players. Anita was an Olympic swimmer and earned Gold, Silver & Bronze medals as well as a 3-time world record holder and a 5-time American record holder. Anita has had the opportunity to travel around the world to teach and cook for athletes to share her passion for achieving optimal health and increased performance. Connect with Anita: - Website - Facebook - Instagram - Email Full Show Notes for this Episode on the...

Duration:00:36:40

High School Swim Coaches

7/30/2018
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Being a high school swim coach can be extremely frustrating. With so many levels of swimmers on the team and the short season, there are many challenges to overcome. Olympic Swim Coach Paul Yetter has teamed up with us at RITTER to provide a complete course specifically to high school swimming coaches, or frankly any swim coaches looking to improve. Listen as Paul and Chris discuss some of the great resources in this course. Learn more about the High School Swim Coaches Course. Full Show...

Duration:00:44:58

Drop the "I" and focus "we" as a program - Jeremy Cochran

7/23/2018
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Jeremy Cochran is the current head age group coach for the YWCA Greenwich Dolphins. Jeremy has been with the Greenwich dolphins for 6 seasons. Prior to his coaching career with the Dolphins Swim Team, Jeremy spent two years on staff with the Greenwich Marlins and was a Lead Assistant for Peak Performance Swim Camp. Jeremy has had the privilege to be honored as the Connecticut Age Group Coach of the Year in 2014. Connect with Jeremy: - Team Website - Facebook - Team's Facebook -...

Duration:00:30:23

My secret formula is my swimmers - Adrian Damasco IV

7/16/2018
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Adrian Damasco is the current Head Age Group Coach, Racers 5 Head Group Coach and Senior 4 Assistant Coach for the Los Angeles Swim Club. Prior to LASC, Adrian served as the Head Age Group Coach and Senior Group Coach for Nitro Swimming in Austin, Texas. At Nitro, Adrian developed multiple Junior National qualifiers, Sectional finalists & qualifiers and Texas Age Group State championships & finalists. Coach Adrian started his career as a swim coach after retiring as a swimmer himself. Adrian...

Duration:00:39:15

My reaction as a coach impacts what my swimmers value - Kyle Schack

7/9/2018
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Kyle Schack is the current associate head coach at Yale. Coach Schack gained experience as a volunteer assistant coach at the University of Texas in 2007. After his volunteering days were over, Kyle joined the Arizona State University swim team as an assistant coach as well as the Northwestern University. In 2012, Kyle became the head coach for the Crimson Aquatics Boston. During his 5 year tenure with the Crimson Aquatics Boston, Schack coached multiple swimmers to the USA National Junior...

Duration:00:31:48

Food is a friend - Mike Molloy

7/2/2018
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Mike Molloy is the owner of M2 Performance Nutrition. Mike has a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology with over 9 years of experience in nutritional and physical training as a coach. Mike has managed to coach more than 40 CrossFit Regional and Games athletes. His methodology of nutrition and physical training revolves around creating health, longevity and human performance. Connect with Mike: - M2 Performance Nutrition's Website - Contact M2 Performance Nutrition - Facebook - Instagram -...

Duration:00:32:25