So, now you know that your team will thrive on positive feedback, how do you handle mistakes? How do you give your swimmers the feedback they need?

Here are some tips to learn how a Double-Goal Coach would approach it.

1 – Keep emotional tanks full:

Swimmers are much more receptive to feedback when their emotional tanks are full.


2 – Deliver patient, respectful feedback:

Criticism is easier to accept when it’s delivered with patience and respect.


3 – Communicate clearly:

Communicate clearly and effectively. If you’re message isn’t received the first time, try again!



It’s important to provide feedback under the right conditions. Remembering these tips will help!