When you first hear the phrase, Positive Coaching, you might think about being a caring coach, one who treats swimmers (and others) with dignity and respect.

These things are true!  But, just as importantly, Positive Coaching is also about creating an atmosphere that supports the best possible performance for your swimmers.

Positive Coaching helps your teams enjoy the experience, swim better, and win more.

It’s all about creating an atmosphere that allows your swimmers to do their best and enjoy the experience.

You’ll do this by:

  • Setting high standards for yourself and your teams,


  • Helping kids succeed through encouragement and positive reinforcement.

It’s harder to be a Double-Goal Coach® than a negative, Win-At-All-Cost coach. But it’s worth it!

Read more about the “Mastery Approach” by downloading the article listed in “Materials” section.