Impact of a Smile

Turn that frown upside down – really. There is a song that was sung by the late, great Louis Armstrong entitled “When You’re Smiling the Whole World Smiles with You.” Apparently, the sentiment expressed in this classic is true. A study conducted at the Yale School of Management in 1999 showed that, among working groups, […]

Clever Way To Capture Waivers Online For Birthday Parties

Setting up Events in Jackrabbit to organize your birthday parties is a powerful tool. With the Events module, you can capture the family’s information, payment, party details and information about those attending each birthday party all in one place. If you haven’t used Events for birthday parties before, click here for more information.   But […]

Goal-Dominate vs. Child-Centered: Two Different Methods of Teaching Swimming

The teaching strategy that your school uses can greatly affect a child’s growth and behavior. There are two main types of teaching methods – each distinct in its ways of cultivating a child’s swimming skills. There is a goal-dominate strategy and a child-centered one. Great care should be taken in determining which method is best […]

A Gym Owner’s Perspective on the Olympics

Denise Dalton, co-owns Gymnastics Nevada with her husband, Tim. Denise has a truly unique perspective on the Olympics since her son, Jake Dalton, is – well – you know who he is. We thought that you would be interested in how she leverages the Olympics at Gymnastics Nevada. Watch as much of the Olympics as […]
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Goal Setting Story

Deanna Lewis has a great idea to share. It was her first year teaching full time and wanted to do something different and impactful for her students. Each of her students wrote a personal goal at the beginning of every month for each of their classes. She found they were really attentive and driven because it […]

Learning to Dive

Learning to dive can be challenging for many kids because it requires head-first entry into the pool. And that is at least intimidating and sometimes frightening for new swimmers. Diving is fun, effective and exhilarating and can be mastered with just a little practice. The most important thing is to learn to dive safely. The […]