It’s the time of year when swimmers get to reap the rewards of months of hard work. Here are five tips to help your children have fun during championships.
Find yourself a team that supports you! Nothing will ever matter more to your student athlete. Not times. Not records. Not even making the NCAAs.
We want our kids to love swimming and stick with it for the long term and not become part of the statistic where 70 percent of kids quit sports by age 13.
For 12 and unders, most teams have a minimum practice requirement. It seems that some swimmers AND parents could benefit from a suggested maximum as well.
They said it’s called Swimmer’s Cough. Should I be concerned? We call it the “chlorine cough” and it usually happens in indoor pools with poor ventilation.
Here are some general rules to follow to successfully manoeuvre your way through the hustle and bustle that comes with the job of being a swim mum.
I just found out that my 16 year old skipped practice, even after dropping him off at the pool and then picking him up after he messaged for a pick up.
Here are some things to consider as your athlete navigates the decision whether they should pursue college swimming or not.
We did a lot of things that I know annoyed our children’s swim coaches. Here are some of the things we did and we’ve seen other parents do that annoy coaches.
If you are like me your swimmer has suits, t-shirts and gear to last for years. So what do you get your swimmer this season.
Swimming brings depth and character to our kids to help them along their lifelong journey. Here are seven ways that swimming prepares our children for life.
Coaches who inspire are important all the way through a swimming career – and are especially critical in college at every level.
We are feeling torn for our son who is 16, on if he should compete for his high school or if he should skip high school swimming to train with his club team.
As a swim mom for 16 years, parents of younger swimmers sometimes ask me what is the secret to keeping your child engaged in the sport.