“Although we want to be supportive and involved, there should be a limit to our involvement if we are negatively impacting our kids.”
We’ve all heard that swimmers swim, parents parent and coaches coach, but what do these roles entail?
“When will all we lose be too much to bear?”
Many swimmers end up coughing during practice. Is it an allergy to chlorine, undiagnosed asthma, or something else?
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With all of the changes to swimming this year, including some athletes being forced to train on their own, how can we help revitalize our kid’s motivation?
As parents, we can learn from psychologists and doctors on how we can help our children with anxiety.
“We are being challenged now in ways we might have never imagined. But there are lessons to be learned and victories to be realized.”
How our kids are handling disappointment may vary from day to day and is challenging to say the least. It’s also stressful and worrisome for parents, too.
For the new swim parent, the sport can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, one of your best resources is already in the stands with you.
Although some kids possibly are overlooked for moving up through the ranks, usually there is a reason why coaches keep kids in certain groups.
The best way to encourage our kids to put down video games and phones is not by bribing or threatening them — but by inspiring them.
With multiple programs forced to cut swimming & diving due to COVID-19, it’s time to take a stand against this assault on our sport.
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