Overcome self consciousness
COACH,  Coach Cassie,  EXTRA,  FEATURES,  May 2023,  You Ask, We Answer

How do I overcome my self-consciousness to enter a swimming event?

Swimming coach Cassie Patten answers a reader question about to feel less self-conscious when outdoor swimming, and how to be more streamlined in the water

I have seen recent articles in the news around how you were treated as a professional swimmer and I want to commend you for your bravery on speaking out on this subject. I know it could not have been easy and I think you make a difference for the next generation.

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