Declan has put in another solid month of quality training. He is now getting a belief in his abilities and also understands the importance of all out effort in training to ensure big pbs when it matters. He is also a great lane motivator and team player. Stay motivated for success, set your goals and go for it Declan.
Lily has been training hard and concentrating on getting her stroke technique better. Lily has become skilful and fast over all four strokes and each month is becoming more competitive in the lane and her back stroke is becoming awesome. Perfect practice will always make you better. Keep up the good work Lily.
Sam has had a great month, always putting in a consistently high level of training. Sam has been really competitive in his training and has concentrated on improving stroke technique. Sam's presents in the lanes lifts the others swimmers performances making him an inspiration in his lane and other lanes, he is becoming the one to beat. Excellent work Sam.
Jessica has kept her foot firmly on the accelerator all month and that part on training is so important. Jessica realises that the mental commitment to continuous improvement and forging towards your best makes those good results so much sweeter. Jessica has also lifted other swimmers performances by staying focused and leading the lane. Well done Jessica.
Our first award winner this month is Mia Berkovitz. It has been great to see Mia progress through the club and she has now completed all the Academy stages and has moved into the Development 1 squad. She has a great attitude towards her training and always works at 100%. She listens to her coaches and takes on feedback in order to improve. She is now a regular team member at club galas and her confidence and competitive skills have grown. Keep up the good work Mia!
Our second recipient this month is Jacob Jarvis. Jacob always works hard at training and is keen to improve his swimming in order to continue his progression. He has attended many galas in which he has represented the club and he always swims his hardest. He entered his first club championships at the end of 2017 and came away with an overall 1st place in his age group. Well Done Jacob!
Archie Robertson Smith
Archie has become an inspiration to his peers and the coaches. The improvements he is making are becoming legendary. He is focused and driven and all the coaches can see he is on an unstoppable mission to improve. Well done Archie!
Lucy has made a great start to the New Year. She is positive and working harder which will in turn guarantee results. Lucie needs to concentrate on improving skills and believe in her abilities. She has achieved an East Midland qualifying time again this year. Keep up the good work Lucie!
Membership Renewal and ASA Fees
The Swimming Club Annual Membership and the ASA Annual Registration fees are now due for renewal.
A new membership form is attached for you to complete.
Annual membership fees for the swimming club and the ASA must be paid before Monday 12th of February 2018 otherwise the member will not be insured and will be unable to train or compete for the club.
Families with 2 or more swimmers in the club are eligible for a 10% reduction in the total Club membership fee. (ASA fees however must be paid in full).
Fees can be paid by one of the following methods
CASH - (Please do not send cash by post)
CHEQUE - payable to ‘Kettering Amateur Swimming Club’
Name- Kettering Amateur Swimming Club
Account no: 11821760
Sort code: 77-21-05
If paying by BACS, please state amount and date paid on the form
- Please complete and return your membership form
- Please include cash or cheque for Club and ASA Annual fees
- If paying by BACS please add details on form
- Please amend your monthly Standing Order for the Club Monthly fees
Club Annual membership fees:
- Junior members (16yrs and under or still in full-time education) - £36.00
- Senior members & Water Polo - £52.00
ASA Annual membership fees:
- Category 1 - £18.35 (able to compete in limited galas)
- Category 2 - £35.65 (able to complete in all galas)
- Category 3 - £10.70 (for volunteers and poolside helpers)
For full details of membership categories please see attached sheet
Club monthly fees (paid by Standing Order)
- Academy 6 & 7 - £14.50
- Academy 8, 9 & 10 - £21.50
- Development 1 - £29.00
- Development 2 - £37.00
- Titanium - £47.00
- Bronze - £51.00
- Silver - £58.00
- Gold - £64.00
- Masters (1) – £14.50
- Masters (2) - £29.00
- University students - £20.25
- Saturday swim - £14.50
- Saturday land training - £6.00
- Saturday swim & land training – £17.50
This month our first winner is Lana Giles. Lana has been chosen because of her brilliant attitude towards training and competing. She works hard at every training session and always gives her all. She is keen to learn and improve and will listen to her coaches and try her best in order to do so. Lana has also competed for the club in several galas recently and also entered the club champs. She has now been offered a place in the Development 1 squad so Well Done Lana!
Our second winner this month is Alfie Chacksfield. Alfie also has a great work ethic and trains well at every session. He has improved his strokes and skills and has developed his strength and stamina and therefore has recently been moved up to the next Academy stage. Alfie entered his first club champs this year and he overcame his nerves to swim brilliantly. Keep up the good work Alfie!