Don’t Drink the Pool Water (Coaches’ Corner #7)

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By Dylan Otruba, Coach, MV1  Now that we’re into the hot part of summer, and the hard part of training, it’s probably a good idea to touch again on the importance of hydration in swimming. Dehydration not only makes it harder to train effectively, it’s actually quite dangerous, especially during intense workouts in hot and humid pools. The following information …

NSWC Development Meet RESCHEDULED for June 22

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The North Shore Winter Club (NSWC) Development Meet scheduled to be held June 14 has been rescheduled for Wednesday June 22. Visit the Events Calendar here for full details on this Development Meet.

Officials Clinic, June 14th

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All VIK parents interested in becoming a swim meet official, there will be an Officials Clinic offered during the NSWC Dev Meet on Tuesday, June 14 at 6 pm. Click here for details regarding the NSWC Dev Meet.

Items Needed for Silent Auction at Meet at the Beach!

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We are now seeking items for the silent auction we will once again be holding at this year’s VIK Meet at the Beach. For full details regarding the silent auction, how this can help you with your fundraising goals, and to contact our Silent Auction Coordinators, click here then click on the heading Fundraising Opportunities.

Building Resilience in Children (Coaches’ Corner #5)

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By Rebecca Terejko, Coach, MV2 Competitive swimming will give young swimmers an opportunity to learn about and then to practice resilience as a life skill or habit. It’s important to understand that every successful athlete has had many setbacks, many poor performances, and a lot of “heartache” on their path toward success. Helping a young swimmer learn how to “fight …