A huge thank you to Lindsay Dunn, Swim England Programmes Officer, for an insightful and thought provoking parents workshop. Some great messages and challenges for parents of aspiring elite athletes covered on subjects including:
- The role of Coaches and Parents in providing Social Support for swimmers
- The importance of building Resiliance and self reliance in athletes
- Actions and Behaviours to build Self Determination and motivation
- An overview of the Youth Physical Development Model
Thanks also to Aaron Wiles (England Programmes S&C coach) for some great insights into the land program that will be implemented within the Club and to Paula West for her great help in setting up the workshops.
Finally, thanks to all who gave up their time to attend and contributing so well to the workshop. A great foundation for future success.