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RITTER Sports Performance

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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.

Location:

Portland, OR

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@rittersp

Language:

English

Contact:

9802211962


Episodes

Coach for someone you respect - Phillip Davis

2/18/2020
A new division and a new conference has done little to slow down the success that Phil Davis has had with the UIW swimming and diving program. As a first year member of NCAA Division I, the Cardinals were ineligible from national competition. However, the men jumped in to the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association and promptly won the title in 2013-14. The following year they finished as the CCSA Runner-Ups. Davis is in his 10th year as the women’s coach and ninth year in charge of the...

Duration:00:55:01

What exactly is tapering?

2/14/2020
What exactly is tapering? Chris discusses this topic in addition to hearing previous episodes of some very well known coaches talking on this very topic Whether your championship meet is soon or not until Olympic Trials, this episode will help you have the right mindset as a coach to help your athletes achieve their best. FREE Download of Taper Sets The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full...

Duration:00:29:29

I try to foster swimmers with strong work ethic - Marni O'Dell

2/12/2020
Marni is the Senior Coach for the Platinum and Gold Groups of the Chino Hills Aquatics Club in Southern California. She was recently nominated as the ASCA Fitter and Faster age group coach of the year. Connect with Marni: - Team Website - Facebook - Instagram - Email Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. SURGE Strength Dryland Clinic Sign-Up on the RITTER Website. We want to hear from you, leave us a message 24/7! +1 704-837-2939 Check out the latest from...

Duration:00:44:45

We earn our fun - Lyndsie Gibson

2/4/2020
Lyndsie grew up mainly in Texas and began competitively swimming at the age of 7. She swam club for the North Texas Nadadores, high school varsity for Southlake Carroll, and in college for Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. During her high school career, she was a 10-time All-American and state champion. Her swimming career continued through college where she was awarded a full scholarship and was a four-year scholarship letter winner. At TCU, she was second team All-Big 12 Conference...

Duration:00:47:52

Kobe Bryant, the Coach

1/30/2020
Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest basketball players of all-time. But he was also an amazing coach. Listen as Chris discusses some of the lessons you can learn from Kobe and apply it into your daily coaching. Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. Check out the latest from RITTER: The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and...

Duration:00:41:47

Find the fun in competition - Alex Reed

1/28/2020
Head Coach Alex Reed has a passion for the water. He has lived and breathed swimming his whole life. Alex has been involved in the sport as a swimmer and a coach for over 20 years. In his stint as the UPAC Head Coach starting in the Fall of 2015, he has grown the club membership from 80 to over 120 swimmers, expanded the club’s PNS Champs Team from 2 to over 40 swimmers, lead the team to multiple PNS and Age Group Regional Championships Top 10 finishes, produced several PNS and Regional...

Duration:00:42:54

Teach first, train second - Mark Minier

1/28/2020
Mark Minier is an “Ohioan” with a great affection for the South. His youth swimming career started in Ohio and culminated in Pennsylvania as an All-America at Westminster College. His current role is Director of Swimming Operations at the recently combined Sailfish Aquatics program. He met his wife, Jessica, on a pool deck in his coaching travels and they now have twin boys. He coached Olympic Team finalists in 2008 & 2012, Olympic Team Members in 2004, 2008, & 2012 and Trials Qualifiers...

Duration:00:47:24

This is a long term sport - Jason Swaim

1/14/2020
Coach Jason began swimming competitively in middle Georgia at the age of 8. During Jason's swimming career he won several state titles in Breaststroke, Free, and IM events. He swam briefly for Georgia Southern and began his coaching career in 1999. He was selected as a Georgia Zone Team Coach in 2013 and 2014. Both Georgia Zone squads won the Southern Zone Championship. Jason is also the Head Zone Coach for the 2016 campaign which placed 2nd overall winning the Women's division. He has been...

Duration:00:41:34

I use my watch less and my eyes more - Mark Taliaferro

1/7/2020
As a coach, Mark has produced nearly 150 top 16 national swimmers since 1995 including 8 National Age Group Individual and Relay records and more than 120 Pacific Records. Proudly, Coach Mark's age group swimmers have gone on to compete for many college programs including Stanford, Cal, USC, Virginia, Georgetown, Yale, Duke, and many more. Since 1998, Coach Mark has been involved in Paralympic swimming. In that time, he has been fortunate to coach no less than 6 Paralympic athletes that have...

Duration:00:46:27

Paul Yetter turns the tables on Chris Ritter

12/31/2019
Paul Yetter is the Director of Coaching Mentorship with us at RitterSP. He brings a wealth of coaching experience in the college, high school and now club setting as the Head Senior Coach of the famous North Baltimore Aquatic Club (NBAC). Not only is he a world-class swim coach, but he has extensive experience in working successfully with a variety of abilities, including special needs. He knows how to coach and has proven it at every level of the sport. Paul has a passion to “coach coaches”...

Duration:00:50:26

Nutrition for Performance with Dr. Marsha Hamilton

12/31/2019
This is one of the previously archived episodes that is coming out of the vault for the last few days of 2019. Enjoy it before it disappears! Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises...

Duration:00:20:36

Every moment offers an opportunity to learn - Matt Kredich

12/30/2019
This is one of the previously archived episodes that is coming out of the vault for the last few days of 2019. Enjoy it before it disappears! Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises...

Duration:00:53:59

Take risks and apply what you’ve learned - Todd Foley

12/30/2019
This is one of the previously archived episodes that is coming out of the vault for the last few days of 2019. Enjoy it before it disappears! Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises...

Duration:00:34:51

I’m not reinventing the wheel but I try to make it smoother and faster - Tony Batis

12/30/2019
This is one of the previously archived episodes that is coming out of the vault for the last few days of 2019. Enjoy it before it disappears! Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises...

Duration:00:52:45

We look at range of events and rate of improvement - Bill Dorenkott

12/30/2019
This is one of the previously archived episodes that is coming out of the vault for the last few days of 2019. Enjoy it before it disappears! Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises...

Duration:00:35:15

Let the numbers speak to you - Charlie Cunningham

12/30/2019
This is one of the previously archived episodes that is coming out of the vault for the last few days of 2019. Enjoy it before it disappears! Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises...

Duration:00:57:56

I was swimming until I couldn’t beat people anymore - Bill Pilcuzk

12/30/2019
This is one of the previously archived episodes that is coming out of the vault for the last few days of 2019. Enjoy it before it disappears! Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises...

Duration:00:35:33

You can never take the easy way - Eddie Reese

12/30/2019
This is one of the previously archived episodes that is coming out of the vault for the last few days of 2019. Enjoy it before it disappears! Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises...

Duration:00:41:33

I try to do more listening than talking - Kirk Grand

12/29/2019
This is one of the previously archived episodes that is coming out of the vault for the last few days of 2019. Enjoy it before it disappears! Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises...

Duration:00:43:33

Take time to slow down and teach - Kim Brackin

12/29/2019
This is one of the previously archived episodes that is coming out of the vault for the last few days of 2019. Enjoy it before it disappears! Free Resources for Coaches on the RITTER Website. The Hive - Get access to the best online swim coaching resources available. Join The Hive powered by RITTER, to understand the full picture of swimming faster. Get specific training sets and workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises...

Duration:00:37:23