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Behind the Goggles

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SPECIAL FREE SHIPPING OFFER IN AUSTRALIA  – COUPON VALID TO 30 JUNE 2015 – GREAT GIFT FOR SWIMMERS Behind the Goggles is the ultimate book for children who love to swim. Written in an easy to read style and targeted to help 8 to 14 year olds, the book is designed with terrific cartoons, tips […]

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Educating Swimming Parents

There are so many different topics that swimming parents need to understand to help them to support the swimmer in their family. The second edition of Swimming for Parents will assist every swimming parent to provide the necessary support to help your child to be the best swimmer that they can be. Being a parent […]

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Behind the Goggles goes to print

This week I received the final proof for Behind the Goggles and it looks fantastic. The content in the book will help every competitive swimmer aged 8 to 14 years to improve their swimming.  It is full of tips and areas to focus on and will be read over and over again. The book is in full […]

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Swimming for Parents Overview

Watch and listen to Gary Barclay, author of ‘Swimming for Parents’ talk about the different ideas discussed in the second edition of his book. Hi, I’m Gary Barclay, and I’m here to help you as a swimming parent to support your child to be the best swimmer that they can be. Over the years, I […]

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Swimming for Parents Feedback

If you are considering purchasing the book ‘Swimming for Parents’  check out the feedback below. The book is available at www.SwimmingForParents.com and has been written for parents of swimmers aged 8 years to 14 years.  More than 3000 copies have sold into 27 countries around the world. Hi Gary I have read most of the book Swimming […]

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Observations from a State Championship Meet

Over the last week I had the opportunity to watch the Victorian Age Swimming Championships in Melbourne, Australia. I watched swimmers aged 10 years to 18 years compete over 6 days with heats in the morning (9:00am to 1:30pm) and finals at night (6:00pm to 9:30pm). I have put together my top 10 observations from […]

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Parent Attendance at Swim Meets

Many children want their parents to come along, support them and watch them race at swim meets. Some children may feel increased pressure if their parents are there and prefer to race without that pressure. Talk to your child and discuss how they feel when you attend their competitions. If they have any concerns, then […]

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Educating Parents Effectively

I recently made a presentation at the 2013 Australian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association to a large group of coaches from Australia and surrounding countries on ‘Educating Parents Effectively’. The purpose of the presentation was to assist swimming coaches to more effectively educate the swimming parents in their program. At the beginning we looked at why […]

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Protein Supplements for Children

QUESTION: Hi Gary,  I appreciate your time and dedication First of all, I want you to get to know more about my 12 years daughter whose life dream is to become an Olympic champion and a world champion Her life is dedicated to swimming and actually she is a champion here in our country ( […]

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