A good coach breaks it down into smaller steps - Leah Bird by Swim Coaches Base published on 2019-07-23T20:04:52Z Leah was a member of the Hunter swim club where she became a member of the Australian national team and finaled at the 2012 Olympic trials as well as the 2011/2013 World Champ Trials. She decided to pursue her swimming career in the US to swim for the University of Alabama where her main events were 100 and 200 fly. Afterwards, she moved to Panama City Beach, Florida and coached kids from ages 5-15 with the Panama City Tsunamis. Now, she is back in her Australian hometown of Newcastle coaching both on deck and on land. Her love for swimming translates into her coaching. She believes in the everyday life skills that swimming gives us and is working to pass them onto the next generation of swimmers. Connect with Leah: - Team Website - Facebook - Twitter - Email Get FREE Access to their Swim Workouts. Full Show Notes for this Episode on the RITTER Blog. We want to hear from you, leave us a message 24/7! +1 704-837-2939 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 workouts, learn in-depth technique tips and analysis, even watch dryland and strength training exercises that'll help your swimmers go faster! If you enjoyed this podcast help us spread the word by leaving a rating and review on our iTunes show page. To connect and learn more visit the RITTER Sports Performance website.