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Top Reasons for Young Swimmers to Avoid Dietary Supplements

Tigershark Championship Meet Guide

USA Swimming-Parent Education

USA Swimming-Levels of Swimming

USA Swimming-Growing Champions for Life

7 Keys to Being the Best Swim Parent You Can Be

Why We as Parents Should Not Coach Our Kids

Learning to Prepare for Success

5 Questions to Ask Your Swimmer

Motivation

Trust Your Instincts

Parent-Coach Communication

Learning to Deal with FailureTahoma

Pre and Post Conversations with the Athlete

When The Coach is Not at Practice

Do's and Don'ts of Sports Parents

Forged by Adversity

Another Reason to Love Having Your Child on the Swim Team

Are You a Winning Parent?

So This is Competitve Swimming

Kids and Sports

The Day After

What the Coach Looks for in a Swim Performance

Well-Meaning Parent Fuel Kids’ Sense of Entitlement

But It’s Only a Relay

Hard Work

Prelims and Finals Meets

Kids Should Not Consume Energy Drinks and Rarely Need Sports Drinks

The Taper Chase

Training vs. Learning

When a Child Starts on the Swim Team as a Teenager

Helping Your Young Child Set Goals

Developing Swimmers Progressively

After Your Child Swims the Event

Guidelines for Going on the Road

Two a Day Practices for 12 and Unders?

Resolving Conflicts with the Coach

Do We Really Want our Children Drinking Energy Drinks?

Two Practices a Day…The Argument for Morning Training

Should Age Group Swimmers do Weight Training?

Workouts and the Common Cold

A National Championship for the USA?

Self Esteem Lie

The Myth of an Overnight Success

Practice Objectives and Routines

Three Variables of a Swimmer's Performance

Why is Swimming a Year Round Sport for Age Group Swimmers?

Learning to Prepare for Success

Kids and Two Career Parents

Teaching Technique - What We Know, What We Think We Know and What We Do Know

Where Should Fast Age Group Swimmers Train?

One Day in the Life of an Age Group Parent

Key to Goal Setting - Parent Support

When Your Child is Disqualified

On Ageing Up and Expectations

Why Should a Club Support Its Elite Athletes Financially?

When Sally Swims Poorly....

Nutrition Between Prelims & Finals

Training Aids - Legitimate Tools or Frivolous Fads?

When Swimmers Return From Camp

What Should My Child be Eating Before and During His Competition?

The Marginally Motivated Swimmer