You Practice Underwater Kick Off Every Wall!!

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It’s always amazing to me, as a coach, that even when we all know something is good, certain people refuse to practice it daily. If there’s a question about whether underwater dolphin kicks off the wall are effective, please take a look at NCAAs…and take your pick of DI, DII, or DIII.  While the distance… Read more »

Using your Head in Breast and Butterfly

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For Fly and Breast: Use Your Head Swimming Streamline At The Race Club we have always preached to our campers to try to swim smarter. Not that there is any way to swim fast easily, but one can also improve time tremendously by focusing on the minute details of technique, by thinking about the right… Read more »

Thought for the Day!!

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Be a little better today than you were yesterday. If you do that enough days, you’ve traveled a great distance,”

Creating a Winning Swimming Club Culture

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Every swimming team has a unique culture. Some teams have a culture of fun, enjoyment, family and friends. Some teams have a culture of hard work, discipline, dedication and training. Some teams are based at schools, colleges and universities and their culture is areflection of the culture of the institution. The culture of some teams comes from their… Read more »

Swimming and Fitness

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Swimming and Fitness Swimming is a pastime enjoyed by many, for some the aim of the game is relaxation, for other’s it’s their preferred method for keeping physically fit. Swimming is one of those exercises that is truly a “total body” exercise. No major muscle groups are left un-worked, you even utilise the muscles in… Read more »

November Dip”n” Dive

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Well done to all swimmers who competed in Freestyle and Butterfly swims in our  Dip”n”Dive League.Each swimmer had a max of 3 points available for attandance and Personal Best swim times.On Friday there were a total of 107 swims with 90 Personal Best times achieved ,some personal best times were awarded as it was the swimmers… Read more »

ATTRIBUTES OF A CHAMPION by coach Dennis Pursley

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ATTRIBUTES OF A CHAMPION 1. Recognizing Opportunity Life is full of opportunities. Many of them come and go because we fail to recognize them. Champions will recognize the opportunities that are presented to them and will take full advantage of them. 2. Attention to Detail Detail can be mundane and tedious. A champion knows that… Read more »

Your First Swim Gala/Meet!!!!

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Your First Swim Meet/Gala What to do? What to Wear? What to bring? First of all: Relax! Swim meets/gala are a fun learning experience. Getting nervous is normal, but don’t let it ruin the meet. You’re probably the most nervous because you don’t know what to expect. Once you go to your first gala it get… Read more »