Motivational quotes are another thing that can help you succeed. Alongside, confidence and skill, positive reinforcement can be a great way to get better at a skill. Achieving our goals takes practice, patience and perseverance. So if you need a little pick-me-up, read some of our motivational swimming quotes!
Here are 5 of the best motivational swimming quotes!
“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne
Sometimes we feel like don’t measure up. However, oftentimes, you are doing better than you think you are. This is true for swimmers, especially. Maybe you didn’t do everything you set out to do and weren’t perfect. However, you should think about all the laps you DID and all the perfect dives. Remember your successes rather than solely your failures!
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Goethe
Success feels amazing whether you are learning a new skill, mastering a stroke or beating your personal best! Maybe you passed a swim level, won a race or achieved an award. Besides material accomplishments, succeeding affects your character and confidence. Stay humble and keep learning!
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle
Reaching a goal is something you have to work towards. Practicing and being patient with yourself are the best ways to do so. Practice makes perfect and a habit is not inherent. Developing your habits takes time. For example, perfecting your arm movement for a clean stroke or developing your breathing technique to float takes time.
“There is no substitute for hard work.” – Thomas Edison
Sports are hard work and swimming is no exception to this. It is a life skill that everyone should learn to stay safe in the water. Learning how to swim takes time, dedication and perseverance. With some hard work, anyone can learn how to become a master swimmer!
“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” – Michael Phelps
People with big ambitions can do anything they put their mind to. Our true power comes from positive thinking. Dream it and do it! Putting barriers will only slow you down on your way to success. You might surprise yourself with what you can accomplish in the pool and out of it.