Every month we will post an article to help support parents as they raise their athletes. We hope you find these resources helpful! To read this month's article click the link below:
Changing the Game in Youth Sports (April 2015)
What Parents Should Say as Their Kids Perform
13 Steps to Being a Winning Parent, Part 1
Entering Events for Swim Meets
My Son’s Favorite Sport is Soccer. Isn’t It?
Coach O's Seven Habits of Saintly Swim Parents
The First Ingredient in Success…Learning to Deal with Failure.
Parents, "Are you a Winning Parent?
So This Is Competitive Swimming: For Newer Swim Parents
Prelims and Finals Meets
FAQs For Parents: Training and Workout
Enough Already With Kid Gloves
The Nature of Stroke Work
The Praise Craze
Guidelines For Going On The Road
Do We Really Want our Children Drinking Energy Drinks?
The Nature of Mental Toughness
Learning to Prepare For Success
Making Good Excuses Goes A Long Way Today
The Myth of an Overnight Success – Real Success is a Result of Establishing Building Blocks Over a Long Term Development
Three Variables of a Swimmer’s Performance That Parents Contribute To
On Praising Your Children
Because They MUST Fail
When The Coach Is Away With A Few Swimmers
Nutrition Between Prelims And Finals
When Sally Swims Poorly...How Mom and Dad Might Talk To Their Child at a Swim Meet
Speaking Up to Grow Up
The "Stroke Guru"
Kids and Two-Career Parents
What to Expect at Swim Meets
What Should My Child Be Eating Before And During His Competition?
What is Long Course, what is Short Course?
That's Not It
Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities—Coping With Adversity is the Key
Burnout or Choice
Eating on the Road
10 Commandments of Athletic Children
The Fallacy Of Age Group Rankings
Fluid Replacement Replacement in Swimmers
Swim Parents And Masters Swimming Interview with a Masters Swimmer and Swim Parent
E is for Emotional Control
Adjusting To Different Stroke Techniques
Support Team Travel
A Family That Plays Together
Top 30 Foods for Swimmers
Supporting Your Children in Swimming
Success In Athletics
Nutritional Tip "Quick Energy"
Helping Your Child Set Goals