Weekly Mailer - Weekly Workouts, League Recap, Challenges & Fundraiser Update
May 11, 2020
Happy Monday VJO Swimmers & Parents!
Below are Coach Jennifer and Coach Maureen's Workout YouTube videos for this week with step by step instructions. Coach Maureen and Coach Jennifer will be doing the 30 minute Tabata Video or the 30 minute Strength and Conditioning Video 4 to 5 times a week. We will be doing the 5 minute Ab Workout w/ 12-Time Olympic Medalist Dara Torres 3 to 4 times a week. We will also be doing the 10 minute Post Workout Stretching Video 2-3 times a week to help maintain our flexibility.
In addition to the videos, Coach Jennifer goes for a 1 hour walk or bike ride each day with her dog and family. Coach Maureen also hikes with her dog Cali each day.
WORKOT VIDEOS FOR MAY 3rd - 11th 2020
https://youtu.be/XIeCMhNWFQQ 30 min Tabata Session (cardio)
https://youtu.be/AG8d9fFdRJ0 30 min Strength and Conditioning
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BgGuxSyOhQ 5 Min abs w/12 Time Olympic Medalist Dara Torres
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ji9vKgfWK88 10 Min Post Workout Stretching
WEEKLY ZOOM MEETINGS FOR ALL GROUPS!
We will be continuing our Weekly Zoom Video Group Meetings for all groups! The Zoom meetings have been going great and it is wonderful to be able to check in with our swimmers weekly. These meetings will help keep our swimmers connected during these changing times. It also allows our coaching staff to check in with our swimmers and keep them motivated and inspired with their workouts. Each group will have 2 weekly Zoom meetings (every Monday and Thursday). Below is the schedule for each group's Weekly Zoom Meetings. Security enhancements for Zoom Meeting have increased. All meetings now have the waiting room feature automatically turned on and password enabled.
*** Zoom Meeting login ID’s have changed. Please check your email from last Thursday for new login information. ***
Zoom Group Meeting Schedule:
(Every Monday & Thursday, 45min)
3:00-3:45pm - Hammerhead 1 & 2 Groups
4:00-4:45pm - Junior Group
5:00-5:45pm - Junior 2 & Senior Groups
6:00-6:45pm - Leopard & Mako Groups
WEEKLY CHALLENGE - MOST CREATIVE SALAD
We know many have you been showing off your awesome baking skills lately, but now we want to see your salad making skills! This week we are challenging all swimmers to make their most creative salad. Snap a picture of your salad and send it to your coach. Remember the more color in your salad the better! You can send pictures to Coach Jennifer at [email protected] or Coach Maureen at [email protected]. We can’t wait to see what you guys come up with!
SOLANO COUNTY SWIM LEAGUE
May 8th COMPETITION RECAP
Our Week #2 of “Solano County Swim League” Online Challenges was a success. Thank you to Alex Grant, Olivia Pettit, Zach Raymond and Eliana Matteo for representing our team in the challenges. You guys did amazing! Thank you as well to our two phenomenal announcers Anna Reyes and Mackenzie Kawashiri. Our team definitely had the best announcers. Thank you ladies! Finally, thank you to all the VJO swimmers that logged onto the Zoom and cheered on your teammates!
LOGO CONTEST RESULTS
The winner for the Solano County Swim League Logo Contest was Trinity Rivera from SASO. Thank you to the four VJO Swimmers who submitted their logos; Louisa McQuilling, Desmond Panlilio, Ellen Goncharov and Liam Ruszel. Your logo designs were amazing and thank you for representing VJO in the logo design contest. You guys did awesome! You can see all the Logo entries on the Solano County Swim League Instagram page @solanoswimleague.
3rd DINNER FUNDRAISER
Largest Amount Raised Yet!
Thank you to everyone that participated in our third Dinner Delivered to Your Door Fundraiser on May 4th & 6th. With your help our team raised over $640. This is the largest amount we have raised yet. We couldn't do this without all of you. This money will help keep our team going and coaching staff employed during this time. A special "Thank you!" to the Panlilio Family for creating and putting on this event.
We are all in this Together!
Make sure to take advantage of your time and get better at something each day.
Keep up your workouts!
“Believe you can and you’re already halfway there.” - Theodore Roosevelt
Please let us know if you have any questions.
Coach Jennifer Thiem
Coach Maureen Orr