Seems like everyone wants to speculate that Michael Phelps will return to competition and again go for Olympic gold.
Not every team offers travel trips, but if yours does, your kids will benefit from them. Team travel means swimmers travel to a meet or other activity that is planned or supervised by the team or LSC—without mom and dad driving and staying with their kids.
While it is nice to win NCAA titles, sweep championships and demolish records, the things that matter in the college experience run deeper and will you change you forever.
In addition to improving their swimming, here are three ways kids benefit with morning practice.
For parents who drive to meets to watch for countless hours, what makes some meets stand out from others? Why are some meets more fun?
Here are a few tips about encouraging a growth mindset in our kids.
Here are 12 things we may do around the pool our kids should take over as they grow. Some we should never do.
If you’ve been in this sport long enough every swimmer has had their share of the best, worst. and those in the middle. Sometimes swimmers don’t even realize what they have until they are gone.
What are the motivating factors that keep our children interested in swimming? Why do they want to stick with a sport that is so demanding with practice before and after school, plus weekends for 50 weeks a year?
Here are three ways student-athletes look at prospective schools and why they should go on recruit trips.
Maybe there are perfect swim parents out there, but some of us need to remember that swimming offers many life lessons. Step back, let your kids learn and have fun. You will, too. Here are three tips on what swim parents should never do…
We all have seen the naturally gifted kids at the pool. But what if our child is not as talented?
If your child wants to swim in college there are several things for parents to consider. First—the most important question is—does your child want to swim in college—or, is this what you want?
I haven’t been the perfect swim parent. I’ve learned from my own mistakes, plus from watching other parents. If you’re an involved swim parent, you’ve seen interesting days on the pool deck, with new parents and more seasoned ones.