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WG Parents Education Session

“Partners in Potential and Performance”

Parents of any competitive swimmers in any Club were invited to an evening session with Wayne to understand their roles as “Partners in Potential and Performance”.

Wayne Goldsmith is one of the world’s leading experts in Sports Parenting. He’s spoken to groups of sports parents all over the world for the past 25 years. From England to Auckland….from Toronto to Tasmania…from Spain to South Africa, Wayne’s sports parenting events are engaging, entertaining, exciting and most of all educational.

Wayne hosted an evening Parents Session at Dollan Aqua Centre, East Kilbride, on Saturday 27th April.

Session started at 7.00pm and finished at approx. 8.30pm.

Parents were given guidance on how best to support their swimmers and had the opportunity of a Q&A Session.

Before leaving the Session, every parent had to promise to support their swimmers by:

Not filling water bottles
Not packing bags
Not emptying bags
Not putting towels in washing machine
Showing them which button to press when machine loaded !!
Not making snacks
Not packing goggles
Not “Helping” Them in Any Way Possible

It Does Them No Good !!!!!!!