BUILD SELF-ESTEEM AND POSITIVE SELF-IMAGE
Swimming is all about learning--learning about oneself, learning how to absorb and overcome obstacles, learning how to distinguish between setbacks and defeat, and perhaps most importantly learning how best to bounce back.
The sport serves as a vehicle of transformation and self-actualization.
Self-image comes from more than just best times, winning, records, and "hardware." While those things can be nice, self-worth comes from knowing one did one's best in that moment--The rewards (not awards!) are found in the character developed from being open, willing, and ready to grow from adversity and triumph alike.
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