Archive | June, 2015

7 Misconceptions About Swimming

Swimmers don’t sweat Everybody sweats after hours of training. Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it isn’t there. But it has its perks though, you can’t smell the sweat on us and even if you tried, you’ll just smell the chlorine. You are the next Michael Phelps There is only one Michael Phelps […]

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2015 6th Speedo G-League Series

The G-LEAGUE series of meets seeks to provide opportunities to participate in appropriate, quality swimming competitions in order for them to reach their true potential. It’s a competition for all swimmers, using a format that is simple to organize and designed for Junior and Youth (11-18yrs.) and grassroots Age Group development implementation. Technical Manual and […]

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6 Things That Make The Novice Meet Special

Hi there! My name is Bea De Vera and last Saturday, June 6, was the first time I covered an event for Swim Philippines. The event was the 8th Speedo Jumpstart Novice Swim Carnival and it was held at the Philippine Columbian Association in Paco, Manila. A novice meet is a competition in which the […]

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Countdown to Challenge CamSur

12 JUNE 2015 – Celebrities and world-class triathletes are ready to take on the fast course of this weekend’s CHALLENGECAMSUR on Sunday 14 June. Among the celebrity triathletes who are expected to strut their stuff at the inaugural Yellow Cab CHALLENGECAMSUR race is Thai recording superstar Nabin Yavapolkul who is coached by multi-awarded Pro women […]

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Featured Swimmer: Maurice “Sacho” Illustre

Short Bio/Story: “Sacho” Illustre broke 6 swimming records and took home 7 gold medals in the recently concluded Palarong Pambansa 2015. These events include 200M Fly, 100M Fly, 800M Free, 200m Free, and 4x100M IM relay. The 200M Fly record was created 16 years ago by Juan Carlo Piccio with a time of 2:09:96. Sacho broke […]

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Swim Strength

Dry-land workout is as important as training in the pool for swimmers nowadays. The water is an unstable Environment, core stability with shoulder and hip contra-lateral activation and coordination is a must for all Swimmers. The purpose of these exercises is to develop integrative power distribution to all swimming specific musculature and incorporate mobility and stability. […]

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