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SCSC Weekly Chlorine - Week of 09/04/2011

Schedule for Week of 9/5/11
Tue-Fri 3:30-5:30pm
Blue Bell (boys and girls)(International)
Tue-Fri 5:30-7:30pm
Yellow Bell(International)
Tue-Fri 4:00-5:30pm
White Bell(International)
Tue-Fri 5:30-6:30pm
Junior Bell(Mary Gomez Park)
WF 6:00-7:00pm
Tue-Fri 4:15-5:15pm
WF 4:00-5:15pm (Mary Gomez Park)
Sat 8:00-9:30am (International)

Schedule for 9/12-23/11
Mon-Fri 3:30-5:30pm
Mon-Fri 5:30-7:00pm
Blue Bell (boys and girls)(International)
Mon-Fri 5:30-7:00pm
Yellow Bell(International)
Mon-Fri 4:00-5:30pm
White Bell(International)
Mon-Fri 4:30-5:30pm
Junior Bell(Mary Gomez Park)
MWF 6:00-7:00pm
Mon-Fri 4:15-5:15pm
MWF 4:00-5:15pm (Mary Gomez Park)
Sat 8:00-9:30am (International)

Upcoming Events
9/9-10: WAVE C/B/A+
9/24-25: SJA Distance Meet
9/28: deadline to enter SJA C/B/A+ Meet
10/8-9: SJA C/B/A+
10/19: Awards Banquet
10/22-23: Morgan Hill C/B/A+
11/5: Swim-a-thon
11/11-12: PASA Invite
11/19-20: ALMA C/B/A+
11/19-20: Osprey C/B/A+
12/2-4: 14&U Champs/JOs
12/9-11: Morgan Hill C/B/A+

WAVE Meet 9/9-10
Good luck all athletes participating in the WAVE meet this weekend! Please be at the meet no later than 7:45am on Saturday and Sunday.Make sure you check-in at the check-in desk and check-in with your coaches so they know you're there! The meet is at the Morgan Hill Aquatics Center, 16200 Condit Road, Morgan Hill, CA and the meet sheet can be found here: sheet contains directions, location, other information about the meet, etc.) If this is your first meet, check out the help document on the website at
TIMING SIGN-UPS ARE NOW OPEN!!! Please look online and sign up for a timing chair! Thank you!

Timing Protocol
We are currently working on a new timing protocol. We thank you for your patience, however, in the meantime, please make sure you are in the correct chair at the correct time. For further information on current timing protocol, please see here
Thank you!

Schedules and Stroke Clinic
The stroke clinic will emphasize and teach proper stroke technique of all four competitive swimming strokes.
All major stroke drills used at SCSC will be taught and reviewed at this time. During this period we will also provide a variety of teambuilding activities to gear up for the new season!
Click here to access the calendar.
All events are open to designated groups. The potluck on September 23rd is open to all groups but you must RSVP on the event sign up page. We will be providing pizza but ask parents to bring a salad, dessert and/or drinks for up to 10 people. Please sign up on the event’s job sign up sheet beginning on Tuesday, September 6th. See you there!

SCSC Makes Waves on the SwimmingWorld Website
SCSC’s Strength Professional and Senior National Assistant Coach, Dr. G. John Mullenhas been asked to provide a dryland tip for SwimmingWorld’s Videos Section each week. Check out this week’s exercise, dubbed “Sweatys”, demonstrated by National Teamer Chris Scheaffer!
Keep an eye on the Weekly Chlorine and on SCSC’s Facebook page; more are coming and they might feature YOU!

We will have a team meeting this Wednesday 9/7 after workout.

Just a reminder, we will begin workout at 5:30pm next week, 9/12 (see above).

Blue Bells - boys
No news!

Blue Bells - girls
No news!

Yellow Bells
We have our new warm-up for the month of September!
4x (1 round each stroke, IM order)
  4 x 50
     1) 25 kick/25 swim
     2) 25 drill/25 swim
     3) 25 drill/25 swim
     4) 25 swim/25 swim
  1 x 100 dps (distance per stroke) free
Fly: 3/3/3
Back: 6 kick switch
Breast: double kick breaststroke
Free: finger tip drag

White Bells
We will a short meeting before Wednesday afternoon workout. Please try to attend if possible. Good luck to all those moving onto Yellow Bell! We'll miss you but know you'll succeed at the next level!

Junior Bells
No news!

Bronze Group
No news!

SCSC Article of the Week
Here are some great tips by our very own, Coach Russ! He brings up a lot of great topics for swimmers new and seasoned alike!
Goggles, Rashguards, T-shirts and Sunscreen: A New Parent’s Guide

Thanks for reading! If you have any questions regarding Junior Bell or Bronze scheduling, please contact If you have any questions regarding this email, please contact ctakaki@santaclaraswimclub.organd I will be happy to answer your questions and/or direct you to the right person!