Fifty ways to praise your swim students

Good         So good         Very good

Nice job         Fabulous

Excellent         Wondrous         incredible         Unique         Distinctive

Beee-uuuu-ti-full         astonishing         Electrifying

So fine               The best

Gi-normously good

Now you have a really cool new trick.


Fantastic         Pretty         Distinctive         cool

Inspiring         I’m flabbergasted        

Incomparable         Overwhelming         Phenomenal
Extraordinary     Important         effective

Yes!         Yeeeees!         Remarkable         Superior         Striking

Good timing         Good position         Strong         Powerful

Efficient         Right         Smooth         Streamlined         Correct       

Grand         Massive         Maaarrrr-velous         Exceptional         Astonishing
Quality         Magnificent

Splendid        Looks good         Enormously good         Incomparable

Superexcellent         Impressive

Prime         Brilliant         Dazzling

Exceedingly outstanding        Tremendous

Prize winning         World class        Stupendous        Awesome
Groovy         Totally dynamic         Dynamite


Yes! Yes! Yes!       

Smooth         Coordinated         Effective

Forceful         Relaxed

Getting better        You’re getting it        So much better

One hundred and ten percent better

I can see the difference

You’ve got that fixed

Nothing can stop you now

You figured it out

You’ve discovered the secret

you must feel good about…

We’re going to name that dive after you

I can see you put a lot of effort into that

I really like the way that you…

I wish we could have an instant replay on that

You have met a very high standard

It’s fun to work with you

You worked hard on this

Can you show that to the whole class?

Show me that again

You make it look easy

I see what you’re trying to do here…

This shows the value of persistance

Too easy for you?

SuuuUUUuuma Cum Laude

Thank you for trying so hard
I’m so pleased with how you’re doing

Your improvement makes my work important

This class did really well today!

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