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The P3 Podcast | Episode 3 | Season 1 | Jazz Carlin | My Career

In today’s episode, Phil welcomes Competitive Swimmer and Olympic Medalist Jazmin “Jazz” Carlin! Jazz talks about her road to becoming a Competitive Swimmer and the lessons it taught her. She discusses the highs and lows of her career, and how she has now moved on to teaching others.

Topic’s Discussed:
  • Jazz’s training during Lockdown, and how it has helped her mental health during these times.
  • The importance of rest and recovery and listening to your body.
  • Jazz’s good and bad experiences with her coaches, and how they helped her in her career.
  • Jazz’s young career, and how her family helped her develop and eventually go pro.
  • The environment of the First Team when Jazz joined. 
  • The difference between racing solo and racing relay.
  • Jazz’s love for nerves, and how she uses them to help her race faster.
  • Jazz’s experience at the commonwealth games.
  • How goal driven athletes often don’t stop and reflect on their accomplishments. 
  • The injury that made Jazz miss London 2012.
  • How the Commonwealth Games in 2014 helped Jazz get over her lack of confidence after missing London 2012.
  • Jazz’s experience getting to Rio and what it was like to come back after missing London 2012, and what it was like to walk away after winning two silver medals.
  • How the friendships made during her time as an athlete were much more valuable to Jazz than the medals she won.
  • The difference in training in open water and training in the pool.
  • Jazz’s experience with the ‘Olympic blues’. 
  • Jazz’s website ‘Swim With Jazz’ and her desire to help others succeed in swimming. 
Related Links:

Jazz Carlin’s bio:
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“Swim With Jazz”:


And in case you missed our webinar with Olympic Medallist and World Champion Vicky Holland, here’s the link. Enjoy!

Author: Phil Kelly
An award-winning business owner and TED presenter, Phil lives and breaths performance. Having designed and delivered successful training packages across various industries worldwide, he now spends most of his time within business development and consulting. Phil Kelly