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TBT --Thursday

TBT to 2001ish…maybe 2002 when I was swimming and coaching summer league. Fun times for sure. :)


Olympic dreams: Teenager at the Trials

Discovering a dream

Watching the Olympic trials in Omaha

Tevyn Waddell hasn’t forgotten the view, two rows off the pool deck, where she watched the 2008 U.S. 1,400 more words


T1 Sunday 3rd May 2015

Our club top ‘training group’ – these are competitive standard swimmers who want to train but cannot commit to the more rigours demands of the squad training 8 hours or more per week. 86 more words

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How to teach backcrawl (BC) to swimmers age 7-12

Backstroke for 9-12 year olds, MSM Grades 4 and 5 (ASA equivalent NPTS 9 to 10) (+G8 additions)


Image from ‘The Swimming Drills Book’ Ruben Guzman. 683 more words

45 Mins

Better Backstroke Starts

Whenever I mention Backstroke Starts I’m met with a sea of sighs as well as some kids begging me not to make them do it. From the training in the past few weeks I’ve seen you all attempting them and you all have the basics nailed but you just need to believe in yourselves. 38 more words

Starts And Turns

Olympian Aaron Peirsol Returns to Alma Mater as Coach

For any player, a new coach can be met with uncertainty or even fear. But for Newport Harbor boy’s swim this year it came with a familiar face. 948 more words


St Margarets Primary School Swimmers at the Singapore National Age Group Championships

The SMPS girls have trained hard with their various swimming clubs and entered the National Time Trials in January and February 2015 in order to get their official timing. 192 more words