Behavior Management Tips

27 12, 2013

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

By |2018-01-23T08:23:05+00:00December 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+00:00December 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, [...]

18 11, 2013

#27 Francesca “Overly confident Frankie” (3 years old)/

By |2018-01-23T08:28:36+00:00November 18th, 2013|Behavior Management Tips, latest, Project Face in Water Participants, Swim Tips, Thanks!, Tips for Success|Comments Off on #27 Francesca “Overly confident Frankie” (3 years old)/

wonderstruckphotography.com Francesca's ("Frankie's") mom, Mina, and I both grew up in San Diego, swimming for rival teams. Whenever I see her, a vision of a 1980's swim meet comes to mind... 14 hours a day of pop-up tents, bagels, my yellow Sony Sport Walkman, moon boots- you get the idea. Then I come [...]