The first couple weeks of the season are the perfect time for reviewing some of the basic fundamental movements while teaching the newcomers proper technique of these exercises. Grif Fig, Director of Education at the Institute of Human Performance (IHP) and founder of Swim Strength Consultants, provides here a dry land program to get you going.
The Virginia Local Masters Swim Committee (LMSC) will hold elections for officers at its annual meeting, which will take place in October. If you are interested in running for Chair, Vice chair, Secretary or Treasurer, please contact Chris Stevenson.
The September 2014 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazette, has been uploaded.
The August 2014 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazette, has been uploaded.
USMS swimming phenom Shirley Loftus-Charley, 62, of Afton, Virginia claimed the overall title and set a new course record in the 2nd annual 1-mile open water swim at Lake Moomaw in Alleghany County, Virginia. Complete results are available with photos to follow.
The Psych Sheet for the 1-mile race at Lake Moomaw has been posted! Please check out the online registration form and the calendar event entry for more information about the event, including start time and directions.
USMS is holding a Level 1 & 2 coach certification course in McLean on Friday, September 5. To encourage certification and help defray the cost for our members, the Virginia LMSC is offering scholarships to attend the course.
On a gorgeous day for open water swimming, 140 athletes gathered on July 12 to participate in one or more cable swims at Chris Greene Lake in Charlottesville, VA. The complete (unofficial) results have been uploaded to the website.
The psych sheets are up for the CGL 1- and 2-mile cable swims! Check back here for any additional information from meet director Dave Holland.