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Spectators: No spectators will be permitted at any Bux-Mont League competitions in the summer of 2021. The Bux-Mont League will investigate options for live streaming of events and disseminate that info to teams prior to the competition season. Each team will be responsible for restricting spectator access and monitoring entrance/exit of athletes, coaches, and volunteers at all team events. Max Capacity: Each Bux-Mont League team will be responsible for communicating with their pool management and identifying each pool's mac capacity for practices and competitions. Each pool's capacity and corresponding limits...

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The season is ON! ...and we are in search mode. We are looking for the next head coach of the Hatfield Sharks. The traditional job description is copied below if you are interested (and don't understand the basics, but then you probably wouldn't be reading this anyway) so, here's the real scoop. We are rebuilding the Sharks. We've lost some families, some of the kids aged out and we didn't have the younger swimmers to replace them. The previous coaches were pretty awesome, but they left us. They didn't believe...

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Yep. We are in need of a high-flying, triple reverse, inward 180 3C head coach for the Hatfield Sharks Dive Team. Ok, that is probably not a thing, but that is exactly why I am not the dive team head coach and why you should consider talking with us. The Hatfield Shark Dive Team is a force to be reckoned with. We've produced some of the best divers in Montgomery County over the last 10 years, many of whom have moved on to have storied careers at all levels of...

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Guidance has been provided by the BuxMont Swim League To the swimmers, divers, and families of the BuxMont Swim League Like each of you, swimming is engrained as a central part of each of our communities’ enjoyment of the summer. BuxMont Swim League, through the dedication of each of our coaches, swimmers, and volunteers, is a home for our children to develop healthy physical and mental habits to carry them forward for decades to come. At the same time, this summer is one, unlike our league, has ever seen. Our...

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Strength and Conditioning Creates Better Swimmers and Divers The Lions Den Elite Training based in Colmar PA is the official strength and conditioning sponsor for the 2020 swim and dive season for the Hatfield Sharks. What does this mean? Well, this means that we are now partnered with the best (and it's documented) training facility in the Montgomery County area. Yes, it's true. Montco Happenings took in tens of thousands of votes and without a doubt, the Lions Den Elite Training Facility overwhelmingly took first place. So really, what does...

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Swim Sets & Workouts to Improve Your Kick This article was originally posted on yourswimlog here Having a powerful kick is critical to fast swimming. Whether it is improving your breakouts and underwater dolphin kick, to having a strong and steady 6-beat kick throughout your races, having monster legs means that you are also able to keep better body positioning in the water, and will also keep your technique intact at the end of your races. Within our collection of kick sets, you will find a little something for everyone....

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This article was originally posted on yourswimlog here Here are three different ways that you can incorporate resistance training in your next practice, and how to make the most of your time spent developing brute strength swimming power: 1. Swimming with a band. For straight, sheer upper body strength this cannot be beat. While most swimmers lean on their pull buoy to build upper body endurance and strength, it does come with it’s share of drawbacks. While it can help build general upper body endurance (without your legs sucking up...