October 4, 2017
Announcements and Reminders:
- RECAP OF DACA MEET OCTOBER 1ST - 45 BULLDOG'S COMPETED
- SPECIAL PRACTICE SCHEDULES ON 10/6; 10/11 DUE TO CSM WATER POLO
- PRACTICE-EXHIBITION MEET OCTOBER 18th - NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES
- NO PRACTICES FRIDAY 10/27 DUE TO CSM WATER POLO (LAST GAME(S))
- NEW TAB ON WEBSITE, "COACHES CORNER"
- GOLD GROUP NOTES
Our focus of the week is: Freestyle, Backstroke and Sculling
RECAP ON DACA MEET OCT. 1 - We had 45 Bulldog athletes that competed this past Sunday and nearly every swimmer had a best time! This was a face paced and large meet, big thank you to our volunteers who helped fill our timing chairs. Thanks to parents and coaches for helping make sure swimmers were ready to go and on the right side of the pool ready to race. Our deckpass swimmers of the meet as announced earlier this week at practice are Sofia Magsangkay & Sydney Niles congratulations on your great swims this past weekend! -- NOTE: We are expecting our next sanctioned CBA+ meet October 28-29 where we are assigned to Burlingame (BAC) to open soon. Please watch out for it. Act fast when you see this meet open up, it is one of the most popular meet's of the entire year and usually fills quickly.
SPECIAL PRACTICE SCHEDULES on 10/6; 10/11 DUE TO CSM WATER POLO - On these dates BSC will have a SPECIAL practice schedule due to CSM 1:1 games at our pool on these dates. Please see SCHEDULE PAGE on our team website for details on change(s) to our practices on these dates. These will be the LAST special practice days during their 2017 Water Polo season.
OCTOBER 18th BSC PRACTICE MEET NOW OPEN - So far for 10/18 we have 45 committed athletes and 6 who have let us know that they will not attend by declining on TU. Each session we have a practice meet to allow our athletes to get an idea of the times they are swimming and a chance to race in their own lane. This Fall one or two other teams may be joining us for this event. Our Fall session meet is on October 18th, this meet will be the practice for all groups except Fitness and Pre-Team on 10/18 (this means there will be no late Silver-Bronze on 10/18). Please visit this meet's EVENT PAGE on our team website to view the meet's details and to enter online. Entry deadline is 11:59PM October 16, 2017.
NO PRACTICES ON OCT 27 - Reminder, our pools will not be available to BSC on this date due to CSM athletics event-tournament. Come watch CSM and other college Women play water polo if you are interested in watching. This should be the last CSM Water Polo event to impact our BSC practice schedules.
ADDITIONS TO WEBSITE: COACHES CORNER- We have added a new section to our website called "Coaches Corner" here you can find articles and tips updated and archieved weekly in order to help your athlete succeed. This weeks article covers nutrition and what to eat and not eat before practice check it out and have your swimmer read it to gain more knowledge on helathy eating habits.
GOLD GROUP NOTES - We will have Saturday practices on 10/7 and 10/14 10:30am-12:30pm.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR - Our team calendar is available online at all times.
Questions, issues, etc? Please email Coach Jim
RULES QUESTION: Want to learn about the rules? See pp. 23-29 of the 2017 USA Swimming mini-rulebook PDF for the rules of each of the four competitive strokes as well as the multiple stroke individual medley events. That's right, ALL the stroke, starts and turn rules of ALL official races in just six pages.
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