Kids Speak : Preferred Parental Behaviour at Youth Sport Events

Analysis of data collected from kids on how parents behave at their sporting events highlights the effect of different parental behaviours on the kids' performance. Read the article to appreciate the behaviours that are more likely to help bring out the best in your child's sporting performance.

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What we want to do vs. What we should be doing

Olivier Poirier Leroy examines how to align the things we want to do with the things we should be doing to make them just a little bit more fun

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How to Deal with Failure

Everybody experiences failure, even the swimming greats. They just learn how to use it. You can too .....

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Go Fail Today

Swimming faster than ever requires you to chase the outer limits of what’s possible. In other words, it requires you to fail on occasion ........

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How to get faster through hard work

Olivier Poirier Leroy offers 3 lightening quick ways to pull yourself out of your comfort zone, to enable you to swim faster than you have ever swum before by sheer hard work .....

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Do you psych yourself out of success?

Olivier Poirier Leroy discusses why some swimmers take their foot of the pedal and psych yourself out so you don't reach your full potential in the water. Understanding why this can happen can help you take control and not let it happen .....

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How many times have you said I "have to " go to practice?

Olivier Poirier Leroy shares a few thoughts as to why we "have to" go to practice and challenges us to apply the thoughts to ourselves and question if we feel we "have to" for the right reasons. These reasons directly correlate to how we perform in the water and what we can ultimately achieve .....

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How to be Mentally Prepared to Swim Fast at the BIG Meet

Olivier Poirier-Leroy describes 3 powerful ways to make sure that you are not only physically prepared to swim fast at the big meet, but mentally ready as well

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Are you Swimming Faster in Practice than in Competition?

Olivier Poirier-Leroy describes ways to adjust your mental outlook to ensure you reach your potential in competition

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Screen Time Impairs Swimming Performance

Hours in front of the TV, on your tablet, phone or laptop can have significant negative impacts on your health and swimming performance ......

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