As a parent, there are a few things we can do—or not do—to encourage healthy, working relationships between our swimmers and their coaches. Here are my six ways to building better relationships.
Category: Coach’s Corner
Swimmers are notorious for doing a huge volume of training. Because of this, on top of the huge caloric requirement of most swimmers, post-training nutrition should be a massive component of a competitive swimmers routine.
Too often swimmers forget about the most vital aspect of sport: The Mind! This article is well worth a read!
taking from the BBC sports website, well worth reading!!
2015 Anti-Doping Rules issued by the Irish Sports Council
The first edition of the Swim Ireland High Performance Monthly newsletter designed specifically for our National Squad members
Kate Finn and Bryan O’Sullivan, our Galway Swimming Club Team Captains for 2014/2015.
To prepare for long course season, having a clear direction in your training cycles, meets, and end-of-season goals will help you stay on task. What can you focus on to get ready for long course racing?
Sports is one of few places in a child’s life where a parent can say, ‘This is your thing’. Athletics is one of the best ways for young people to take risks and deal with failure because the consequences aren’t fatal, they aren’t permanent. They usually don’t want or need a parent to rescue them when something goes wrong.
Sugar is tasty but not too good for us – you should try to avoid or significantly reduce all of the list below: [gview file=”http://galwayswimmingclub.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/CC-Sugar-in-Food1.pdf”] [gview file=”http://galwayswimmingclub.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/CC-Sugar-in-Food2.pdf”]
Parents and families play a critical role in the development of outstanding athletes. They provide financial, logistical, and social-emotional support. Read more inside…
Most children today cannot run as far or as fast as their parents did, according to a study of global fitness. Over a mile run, youngsters today would be about a minute and a half slower than children 30 years ago.
Congratulations to Keena Walsh and Andrew Moore who are the club’s Team Captains for 2013-2014.