Tips for Success

27 12, 2013

#33 Finbar “Finding a balance” (3 years old)/

By | 2018-01-23T08:23:05+00:00 December 27th, 2013|Behavior Management Tips, Project Face in Water Participants, Tips for Success|Comments Off on #33 Finbar “Finding a balance” (3 years old)/

Finbar thinks he is a much better swimmer than he actually is. The frustrating thing is that he could be, but he limits himself. Much like his twin brother, Max (Participant #32), he's overconfident in his abilities, but once he panics, he goes from overconfident to zero confidence. Fin moves very quickly through the water [...]

21 12, 2013

#32 Maximo “Overconfidence” (3 years old)/

By | 2018-01-23T08:24:07+00:00 December 21st, 2013|Behavior Management Tips, Project Face in Water Participants, Tips for Success|Comments Off on #32 Maximo “Overconfidence” (3 years old)/

It can happen so fast. One second, he's bouncing up and down, laughing and having the best time in the world. Then the pool gets deep enough that he can't touch the bottom and the panic sets in. Maximo, like most three year old boys, is a ball of energy. As is his twin brother, [...]

1 12, 2013

#28 Jerry “Drowning has no prejudice” (39 years old)/

By | 2018-01-23T08:27:19+00:00 December 1st, 2013|Anxiety, Learning to Breathe, Letting go of the Past, Project Face in Water Participants, Self Compassion, Thanks!, Tips for Success|Comments Off on #28 Jerry “Drowning has no prejudice” (39 years old)/

"I, Jerry Stambaugh do not know how to swim.  There I said it." Confident. Funny. Outgoing. Intelligent. That's how I would describe my friend, Jerry. He's the guy everyone loves, the life of the party. I just assumed he was a good swimmer. He goes to pool parties, does crazy dismounts off the diving board, [...]