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Shannon Bos

Hello orca families, Here is the July Update on what the different groups have been working on during this past month and their respective swimmer of the month. P1 The P1 group has been working hard on maintaining their aerobic capacity while improving the level of intensity they are able to sustain without stroke break down. The daily meters in July were slightly lifted from the month of June and with two extra practices due to morning swims, we were able to continually build workload and maintain a focus on...

Shannon Bos

Here is June's update on what the different groups have been working on during this past month and their respective swimmer of the month. P1 - Joshua P1 has been focusing on the fundamental movements of swimming. Each day a small section of warm-up or a transition set has been devoted to targeting the fundamental movements through various drills and skill sets. At the start of June most of the time was spent on these drills with longer warm ups and the meters were low. Swimming low meters with a...

Shannon Bos

P1 - Joshua The P1 group has done their best to emulate the aerobic progress they would be making in the pool in a dryland setting. The goal for the month of may was to increase the work capacity of the swimmers and strengthen their cores so that when we enter the pool they have a strong base to build off of. The P1 group has done a great job in attending most practices and pushing them selves beyond their comfortable range. We also spent a large amount of time...

Shannon Bos

Lethbridge Orca 2021 February 26th, 2021 Registration Letter We are hoping that all of our Orcas swimmers and families remain healthy and have been able to adapt to the perpetual changes this past year of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Swim Alberta, the Alberta Summer Swim Association and the Lethbridge Orcas are excited to plan for the upcoming swim season. Despite not knowing the exact details of what the summer will look like, the plan is moving forward to have swimmers back in the water. Swim Alberta is continuing to provide...