LOUISIANA SWIMMING

HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR SWIMMER PARENTS


The following articles from a variety of competitive swimming web sites. Many of these articles have been written and composed by some of the top professionals in the sport of competitive swimming, nutritionists, and various medical professionals.

MOTIVATION

NUTRITION

Seven Keys To Being The Best Swim Parent You Can Be

Proper Workout Nutrition

How Hard Should We Push Our Young Swimmers?

Eat Right, Swim Faster - A Nutritional Guide

Why We as Parents Should Not Coach Our Kids

Hydration:  The Pinnacle of Athlete's Health

Growing Champions for Life

Attention Young Athletes:  Is Supplementation Right For You?

Parent - Coach Communication

SAFETY

Learning to Deal with Failure

Concussion Information Sheet

Pre and Post Conversations with the Athlete

COLLEGE RECRUITING

Do's and Don'ts for Sport Parents

Seven Questions to Keep in Mind During A Recruiting Trip

Another Reason To Love Having Your Child On The Swim Team

History of Collegiate Swimming:  First College Swim Championship

Are You A Winning Parent?

So This Is Competitive Swimming

Managing Last-Minute Negative Thinking and Doubts

Lawn Mower Parents:  The New Helicopter Parents

Is There Something Wrong With Me?

Coaching Your Swimmers through Positive Talk

USA Swimming - Parent Education

When Your Child Doesn't Want To Go To Practice

Confessions of a Helicopter Mom:  Learn from my Mistakes

Seven of the Best Parent Volunteer Jobs at Swim Meets

The Parent's Guide for Dealing with a Taper

How Swimming Helps With Anxiety Management

Six Ways Swim Parents Can Encourage Great Swimmer - Coach Relationships

Six Signs Parents Like Swimming More Than Their Kids

Why isn't My Swimmer Dropping Time?

Managing Last-Minute Negative Thinking and Doubts

Why Kids Should Go On Travel Trips


Ten Reasons Why I'm Thankful to be a Swim Parent