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This week includes topics of personal boundaries, consent and relationships. Athletes need to understand appropriate boundaries and behaviors in order to have healthy relationships. Remember, there is no formal or additional training for you to facilitate, and by taking 15 minutes a week, you can make a difference in an athlete's life! Lesson 6 Training 7 This week's focus is on consent, specifically around sexual activity with a partner. Knowing the difference between coercion and consent is important, as well as continuously checking in on your partner to make sure...

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More great info coming out of the Safe Sport Office! Click here for the latest news letter.

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This year our House of Delegates Meeting was held virtually. If you'd like to catch up on the House of Delegates Meeting, click HERE.

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CBIM/AAL Lesson 4 Whether you are completing CBIM and AAL virtually or in person, it only takes 15 minutes to make a positive impact! This week we focus on behaviors and self-image. Take a look at the cards to become more familiar with this week’s topic. Remember, there is no formal or additional training! Click here for full lesson. CBIM/AAL Lesson 5 Negative behaviors can have major consequences on athletes. This week's focus is on eliminating disrespectful and negative behaviors, specifically through digital forms and rumors. Remember, coaches can make...

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Check out these great updates from our DEI Chair, Rosemarie Knoll. 2020 Virtual Clinic Coaching a Para Swimmer Fin... 2021 Regional Diversity Select Camp Selection C... DEI Newsletter Nov 2020.pdf 2020 Virtual INTRO Clinic (1) (1).pdf guidelines-for-interaction (1).pdf

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Good Afternoon FGC Coaches, I would like to take the opportunity to send you the FGC 2020 Annual House of Delegates Meeting Zoom Invite and the Swimposium Meetings Timeline and the House of Delegates Meeting Agenda for you and your coaching staff. Top 5 Swimmers Record Breakers Full Meeting FGC 2020 Annual House of Delegates Meeting is set for Saturday, October 24th, 2020 @ 3:15-5:15p.m. on Zoom. We will open the Zoom Waiting Room @ approx. 3:15-3:20p.m. The FGC Board of Directors sure hopes you will see this as an...

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There are some great new ideas and training opportunities coming out of the Safe Sport Office. Click here for their latest newsletter!

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Coaching Boys Into Men Lesson 3 Athletes need to recognize they must be team players, are accountable for their own actions, and should strive to acknowledge their teammates’ perspectives regardless of gender or background. Athletes as Leaders Lesson 3 This week focuses on challenging gender stereotypes and traditional gender expectations. Athletes should have a better understanding of what gender stereotypes are and how they can go about breaking those down. Click HERE for more info!

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CBIM/AAL Lesson 2 With our first lesson completed, we are able to take the next step in being well-rounded athletes. We must challenge ourselves to be the best version of ourselves we can be, and with the discussions in lesson 2 we will come out stronger than ever! Remember, it only takes 15 minutes to make a positive impact. Plus, you can complete these lessons virtually or in person! Click HERE

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USA SWIMMING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH USA EQUESTRIAN HEALTH INSURANCE FOR COACHES & TEAM LEADERS USA Swimming is excited to announce a strategic partnership with US Equestrian to deliver access to quality healthcare insurance for USA Swimming coach members. This partnership includes access to a variety of insurances (health, vision, dental, life) as well as other corporate discounts. Why the partnership with US Equestrian? US Equestrian generously made the benefits available to their Olympic partners and USA Swimming saw the opportunity to partner with an organization with a similar focus: providing...