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Colleen Bent

Recap: World Olympic History Homework Week #11 Congratulations to everyone below who participated in our World Olympic History Question Week #11! The events added are Women's 1500 m, Men's 800m, MIXED 4x100 IM Relay The other significant change is that prelimins were scheduled for the evening and the semi finals and finals for the morning of the next day. Kailyn Kevin Charlie Violeta Joseph Thomas This was our final Olympic History! Hope you had fun and learned some interesting facts! Have a great summer! Hope to see you at the...

Colleen Bent

Final Thought of the day from GHAC coaches. (For now. More to return down the road) School is out! Time for the summer! Enjoy the break from school activities. Stay active! Hope the thoughts and drills have given you something swimming related to think about! Hoping everyone and their families are doing well. Missing seeing everyone at the pool! Hope to see everyone back in the pool soon, in the meantime stay active! Stay active, have fun, enjoy the summer and stay safe!

Colleen Bent

GHAC Coaches thought of the day with Coach Colleen Here is the link to some great video sessions from some fabulous Candian athletes. They have lots of information to share! http://canadianathletesnow.ca/can-talks-library/

Colleen Bent

Recap: World Olympic History Homework Week #10 Congratulations to everyone below who participated in our World Olympic History Question Week #10! Electronic Touch pads changed swimming forever! Charlie Patrick Joseph Matei Kailyn Violeta Stay tuned for our FINAL World Olympic History Homework Week #11!

Colleen Bent

GHAC thought of the day with Coach Colleen Believe The most important thing when getting on the block to race is to Belive! Believe that you are able to do the things you want to do. Believe that you have done the work that you needed to do. Believe that your coaches have prepared you for the race. Believe that you are ready for this race. Believe that you are able to do great things! This will make all the difference to how each and every race goes. You have...

Colleen Bent

World Olympic History Homework Week #11 FINAL WEEK The 2020 Olympics were scheduled for July. There are several changes that were decided prior to the pandemic. https://tokyo2020.org/en/sports/swimming/ What three new events were schedued to be inclded in this Olympic games? What other significant change was made to the schedule of the swimming events? Fill out your answer using this link by Sunday at midnight: https://forms.gle/dtW2CTyzrUv7HzGcA

Maria MacPherson

GHAC coaches Thought of the Day with Coach Maria 80x50s - 1 hard, 1 moderate. Some of you will recognize this set. This can be a tough set for some, and emotionally challenging. My recommendation on how to survive... don't make the moderate 50s too slow. If you back down too much, you will not get much rest, and you will have to fight harder to get back up to your fast pace. It would be better to back down just enough to get your heart rate down a bit,...

Julie Crowe

GHAC coaches Thought of the Day with Coach Julie Hello GHAC families. Just over a week of school left and summer is within grasp. YA! As always, I hope this email finds you and your family healthy and safe. I have talked about head position in breaststroke, freestyle and backstroke. Now it is time for fly. Du du do! First of all, my upmost respect to all flyers. You are incredible. There is something magical about watching a swimmer slip in and out of the water in the beautiful rhythm...

Colleen Bent

Recap: World Olympic History Homework Week #9 Congratulations to everyone below who participated in our World Olympic History Question Week #9! The other Canadian in the race was Ken Fitzpatrick. Anne Ottenbrite won 3 medals at the 1984 Olympics. CHARLIE MATEI VIOLETA KAILYN THOMAS JOSEPH KAIVA Stay tuned for our World Olympic History Homework Week #10!

Alex Parent

GHAC Coaches Thought of the Day with Coach Alex Visualization Visualization can be a very useful skill to develop that can help in both swimming and in your every day life. As with most things, visualization takes practice and the more you implement it into your day to day activities the better you will get at it. In the context of swimming we generally intend the visualization to be in regards to a race. You want to be as detailed as possible in creating the visualization (pool location, water temperature,...