Group Description: Anderson Barracuda Masters (ANBM) offers a coach on the deck, well-thought-out training assistance. ANBM also offers stroke and technique clinics, workshops, and dryland instruction, and most importantly social functions. ANBM members do participate in both pool and open-water races. This provides opportunities to compete and measure individual progress at the local, state, national and even an international level. Many of our team members are members of USA Triathlon. But we do have a very robust group of fitness oriented swimmer. Less than 15% of our team members swam collegiately. We welcome all types of Adult athletes. Not all of our members live in Anderson Township. To showcase our diversity (from a regional perspective) we do have people that drive from the Westside of Cincinnati, Batavia OH, Mason OH, Blue Ash OH, Loveland OH, Milford OH, downtown Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky.
Competitions are optional and less than two-thirds of the USMS members compete in meets, but for many who do, competition is the heart and soul of USMS. There are more than 500 local and regional competitions for adult swimmers around the country each year. Competitions include short course (25 yards & 25 meters) and long course (50 meters) pool meets, postal meets, and lake, river, and ocean open water swims. These events not only cater to your competitive nature, they also provide opportunities to gage improvement and try for new personal, local, regional, national, and even world records, all while fostering new friendships and travel.
If competitions aren’t your thing, the USMS offers a number of special events and friendly challenges to help keep you motivated. Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/abmasters/ or the national website at www.usms.org to find out more.