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Don't let your athlete skip the struggle By Janis Meredith | Posted 2/23/2017 Are your kids in a struggle right now in sports? When my kids were playing sports in high school, I remember sharing my frustration with a friend. It was hard watching them struggle through their challenges. My friend wisely commented, “The strongest kids I’ve seen are the ones who things don’t come to easily. The ones who have to fight for playing time, a spot on the team, or even just to improve, are the ones who...

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May 20, 2024 7 TEAM NEWSLETTER Office Hours: Mon-Thurs: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Fri: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Office Phone: (281) 969-8759 #BeFCST Website Links Competitive Team Practice Schedules FCST Pools and Parking League/Learn To Swim/Tri Masters Contact Verification FCST Equipment List Social Media: Facebook Instagram Contact Us Team Accounts & Billing HR & Administration Volunteer Coordinator Team Merchandise Distribution List Removal *If you are no longer affiliated with the team and would like to be removed. Contact [email protected] FCST's Senior Elite Athletes Compete at UofH! 2023 LC...

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No Pain, No Brain Gain: Why Learning Demands (A Little) Discomfort The brain isn’t a muscle, but it still needs to “feel the burn” to build new neural connections that last. BY MARY SLAUGHTER AND DAVID ROCK - 3-MINUTE READ Remember being in middle school and preparing for an exam? Chances are, you spent your study time paging through your class notes or rereading the textbook. Maybe you highlighted important details as you went. We now know this is a pretty terrible way to study. You might’ve felt like you...

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First Colony Swim Team Developmental Meet Summary Date: May 11 Location: LCISD Natatorium Event Highlights: The First Colony Swim Team's developmental groups, comprising swimmers aged 5-10, recently showcased their budding talents and enthusiasm at a fun-filled swim meet. This event was specifically designed to create a positive and enjoyable experience for our young athletes, focusing on building confidence and independence in a supportive environment. Performance and Participation: Confidence and Independence: The young swimmers demonstrated remarkable independence by navigating to and from their assigned heats and lanes with minimal assistance. This...

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First Colony Swim Team's Senior Elite Athletes Shine in May 4th-5th Competition The University of Houston's pool was electrified with excitement as the Senior Elite swimmers of the First Colony Swim Team took to the water on May 4th and 5th. This competition, a pivotal step in their journey towards the Championship meet in July, showcased the team's dedication, skill, and unwavering focus on long-term progress. Led by their experienced coaches, the Senior Elite athletes of First Colony Swim Team left an indelible mark on the pool deck, demonstrating their...

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May 13, 2024 7 TEAM NEWSLETTER Office Hours: Mon-Thurs: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Fri: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Office Phone: (281) 969-8759 #BeFCST Website Links Competitive Team Practice Schedules FCST Pools and Parking League/Learn To Swim/Tri Masters Contact Verification FCST Equipment List Social Media: Facebook Instagram Contact Us Team Accounts & Billing HR & Administration Volunteer Coordinator Team Merchandise Distribution List Removal *If you are no longer affiliated with the team and would like to be removed. Contact [email protected] Great job to all the FCST swimmers that competed...

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Top 10 Tips for Sports Parents By Dr. Carol Dweck Winning is great – but joyful, meaningful winning comes from a good team process. First and foremost, teach children the purpose of youth sports: 1. Having fun. Win-at-all-cost parents and coaches spoil the fun for kids and cause many to drop out of sports entirely. Kids these days have lots of pressure on them to achieve. Sports should be something they look forward to and then feel good about. 2. Growing their skills. The serious part of sports is inspiring...

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College Commitment Announcement Congratulations to Lillie Sczech on their commitment to continue their academic endeavors and swimming successes at Texas A&M!

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May 6, 2024 7 TEAM NEWSLETTER Office Hours: Mon-Thurs: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Fri: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Office Phone: (281) 969-8759 #BeFCST Website Links Competitive Team Practice Schedules FCST Pools and Parking League/Learn To Swim/Tri Masters Contact Verification FCST Equipment List Social Media: Facebook Instagram Contact Us Team Accounts & Billing HR & Administration Volunteer Coordinator Team Merchandise Distribution List Removal *If you are no longer affiliated with the team and would like to be removed. Contact [email protected] FCST Team Banquet - May 10th! FCST Masters Rewrites...

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FCST Masters Rewrites Team Records at Southern Spring Zone Meet! The First Colony Swim Team Masters brought their A-game to the 2024 Southern Spring Zones Championship held in The Woodlands, TX. This adult swim team made waves with their remarkable performance, setting a staggering total of 25 new records. Their dominance was particularly evident in the record books, as they smashed 8 new women's records and an impressive 17 new men's records. Such achievements speak volumes about the dedication and talent within the team. In terms of overall team standings,...