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Being A Swim Parent

The most important thing you can do as the parent of a swimmer is to love and support your child, both in and out of the pool. This support is a key factor in fostering enjoyment and learning as well as contributing to the child's individual success in the pool.

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8/20/2013  Top Tips for Improving Nutrition to Reduce Your Times
Want to shave 1.82 seconds off your 100-meter free? How about 7.93 seconds off your 200 IM? A 16-year-old swimmer did just that by improving his food choices to support his training and conditioning.

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The USA Swimming Safe Sport Program is proud to offer free athlete protection training to the parents of our member athletes. Parents are a critical component to our overall goal to protecting children from sexual abuse. The comprehensive online programming includes information about how offenders operate; how to recognize and respond to boundary violations, myths and facts about child sexual abuse and USA Swimming’s Athlete Protection Policies and Procedures.