HONGQIAO WATER WEEKLY: FEB. 18-24

  1. SHANGHAI SWIMMING LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET 2018-19

Just a handful of days away from the meet this weekend.

Please see the link below for our bus sign up, all swimmers should travel with the team.

The warm-up times have not been released, which means that our estimation of bus departure time is not accurate.  These times shall be updated as soon as we receive our warm-up times, these times will be updated on the sign-up sheet and website.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090948AAA929A3FB6-bussign2

See main page under tab MEETS – SSL CHAMPS many more details of this weekends meet that shall be posted here as they become available.

2. SWIM TEAM PHOTO – IMPORTANT FOR YEARS TO COME!

Swim team photo for year 2018-2019 (re-take) shall be Wednesday 20thFebruary 2019, 3:15pm.  Please be reminded to inform our transportation department and teachers about the change in usual schedule.  Practice shall resume as normal after the photo, for those who don’t usually have practice on Wednesday, should go home after the team photo.  *Please ensure that all swimmers attend wearing the RED SCIS bathing suit.  For those who do not own the RED suit please purchase one before Wednesday.

3. EARLY MORNING PRACTICE 

Tuesday 5:30am & Thursday 5:30am.  Friday morning practice has been changed to Thursday to allow swimmers 24 hours rest before the meet!

Great video below for motivation: RISE & SWIM (VPN needed ‘youtube’)

MOTIVATION FOR EARLY MORNING SWIMMERS

4. PREPARING FOR A SWIM MEET

Please read this great article on how to best prepare for a swim meet, parents, please read this with your child, as coaches we shall read this to the swimmers over this week.

https://www.yourswimlog.com/how-to-prepare-for-a-swim-meet/

5. CHINESE NEW YEAR SCIS SWIM NEWS

Shout out to Isaac Curnow who entered his first open water swimming race in Australia, swimming 750m in a time of 11mins, coming first in his age range and close to a lot of swimmers in the older categories! 

Great job to Natalie Sorenson who signed up to swim in Thailand for the holidays and it sounds like a lot of great work was achieved.

Have a great week ahead!

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