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Aloha Team IA Parents and Members:   As our organization grows and we continue to expand our programs, we seek to establish and clarify our policies. Our policies help to guide the organization and ensure continued success.   Island Aquatics is fortunate to have highly experienced, professional coaches working to develop our children into better swimmers and more importantly, disciplined people.  As parents, it is absolutely essential that we give our coaching staff the respect and authority they deserve to run our swim team. Our coaches have dedicated themselves for...

There are probably more than 3 reasons, but as both a swim and water polo coach for the past 25 years, these are my top 3.   1) Leg strength - There is never enough time to do kicking sets in practice, at least not as much as we coaches would like. Leg strength and durability is difficult to cultivate and even more difficult to maintain. The quadricep is a very large grouping of 4 muscles and takes a lot of work to develop properly. We all know that it...