Growing Champions for Life
We are excited to announce a special relationship with Growing Champions for Life, an organization dedicated to creating cohesive families and principle-centered athletes.
BENEFITS OF SWIMMING
While winning is nice and setting a record, getting a best time, or making a qualifying time feels good, we hope that our young athletes learn more than, “It is great to swim fast.” There are many benefits to the sport of swimming. Find out what they are. Click here.
FREE TRAINING FOR PARENTS
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.
Top tips for eating in the off-season
Recently, a swim coach asked me the following question: “My team trains 5-6 times per week, but we do take April and August off. Should anything change with their eating habits when swimmers are not in the water for many hours each day?” Here are some tips for the down time from swim practice and competition.