Being A Swim Parent
The most important thing you can do as the parent of a swimmer is to love and support your child, both in and out of the pool. This support is a key factor in fostering enjoyment and learning as well as contributing to the child's individual success in the pool.
Mike's Mailbag: Negative Little Voices
Recently I've been hearing these little voices in my head that we all sometimes here under stress. They're starting to make me doubt my ability as a swimmer. Please help.
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.