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Jul 2, 2020 - An Honest sport: 15 truths about Swimming
If you havent read anything else I have sent this year, please read this! Each and every one of these is 100% true, and I have said them all! Please read, and have your swimmers read! Print it, put o...
Mar 9, 2020 - 10 Things that Swimming Parents do
We do have amazing Swim Parents here at LBA, however this was a particularly good read:) https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/10-things-swimming-parents-do-that-coaches-cant-stand/
Feb 26, 2020 - 10 Questions all swim parents should ask!
This is a really great article. I couldnt have said it better! https://wgaquatics.com/2017/12/20/parents/
Feb 21, 2020 - 7 Things your Swim Coach wants you to know
I love sharing these articles I come across from time to time:) https://swimswam.com/7-things-your-swim-coach-wants-you-to-know/
Feb 11, 2020 - An Open letter to my dad, who wont stop yelling
This is a very interesting read. Please read it with an open mind. Do not dismiss it when you see the title and think, "I dont do that!" https://changingthegameproject.com/open-letter-dad-wont-stop-ye...
Feb 11, 2020 - 5 Things for Parents to avoid
Another great read! https://www.usaswimming.org/news-landing-page%2f2020%2f02%2f04%2f5-things-for-parents-to-avoid-when-cultivating-grit
Jan 17, 2020 - The Great Swim Meet by Shannon O'Shea
Just wanted to share something that LBA's 8 Year old Shannon O'Shea wrote about Newburgh. What a great rare look into what goes through a Swimmers Head before, during and after Racing! Great job Sha...
Jan 14, 2020 - Eat Right, Swim Faster. A nutritional Guide
A Great article with some useful information I came across...... https://swimswam.com/eat-right-swim-faster-nutritional-guide/
Dec 18, 2019 - Some reminders for our Senior Swimmers!
Some Friendly Reminders for Senior group LBA Parents & Swimmers Based on some observations & conversations over the last few weeks, the coaches have spoken a lot about expectations of swimmers that we...
Nov 18, 2019 - Advice for Youth Swimmers preparing for the upcoming Season
Some good advice for all swimmers, regardless of age and at any point in the season! https://swimswam.com/advice-for-youth-swimmers-preparing-for-the-upcoming-season/
Nov 12, 2019 - MEET NO-SHOWS
Recently, there have seemed to be lots of No-Shows at Meets. While we understand that things come up, and people get sick,however it seems to be the same people that just dont show and dont let anyone...
Nov 6, 2019 - Swim Meet Tip Sheet
Are you swimming in your first swim meet this weekend? Your 10th? Your 100th? No matter how many swim meets you have been to, they can still be scary for some. Coach Brendan put together a great Swim ...
Sep 25, 2019 - Swimming Progressions by Coach Brendan
Coach Brendan of the Developmental group has worked very hard to put the following document together. This is not only really great for the younger ones who are just diving in to the competitive worl...
Sep 13, 2015 - 7 Habits Of Highly Successful Sports Parents
A great article to read leading into a new swim season! https://annejosephson.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/the-7-habits-of-highly-effective-sports-parents/
Oct 26, 2014 - 7 Ways To Swim Better, Faster, Stronger This Year!
http://swimswam.com/7-ways-swim-better-faster-stronger-year/
Oct 13, 2014 - VERBAL COMMITMENT? LETTER OF INTENT? DEAD PERIOD? WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?
Beginning the Collge process can be an exciting & scary time! From time to time, I will do my best to post some infomation about swimming in collge to try and help! http://swimswam.com/verbal-commit...
Sep 24, 2014 - Perfect Practice: Getting the Most of Your Training
Perfect Practice: Getting the Most of Your Training Check out this great article on USA Swimming and start getting the most out of your training. USA Swimming http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticl...
Sep 18, 2014 - USA Swimming Classic Superstitions
By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Every race had to be the same : Right leg on the block, stretch. Left leg on the block, stretch. I don’t know why I had to do this pre-race routine before every sin...