LEICESTER & DISTRICT SWIMMING LEAGUE – WINTER

Results from the galas at the weekend are now in the members area under 'Results'.

 

Team A - Braunstone - There were 21 PB’s -  all that training is paying off which is great.

You may find the points strange there was two teams who should have been at a different pool therefore their point will be included within another heat, this is due to pools not being available:

  1. 1st Braunstone282
  2. 2nd Hinckley215
  3. 3rd Coalville206
  4. 4th Leicester Sharks140
  5. 5th Kettering122
  6. 6th Daventry99

 

Team B - Wellingbrough - You all did really well too, there were 23 PB’s which is fantastic.

Positions:

  1. 1st Wellingborough212
  2. 2nd Rushden194
  3. 3rd Wellingborough148
  4. 4th Kettering125
  5. 5th Daventry91

 

Thank you to everyone that helped out we would not attend these events without you,

If you have received an invite for the next and have not replied yet please can you do so asap

Amanda Short

KASC Team Manager

Junior Swimmers of the Month - Jan 2017

Isabelle James - Over the last few months it has been great to watch Isabelle progress in terms of her stamina and skills and also her confidence. Isabelle always listens to her coaches and is very keen to work hard to improve. She has also recently began competing in galas for the club and always puts in 100%. She never moans and will try things despite not having done them before. Keep up the hard work Isabelle! 

 

Leyton Etheridge - Leyton has been training very hard recently and has just progressed to the top lane of Stage 7. He always puts in maximum effort and will keep going even when he finds a set difficult. Leyton has worked hard to progress with his strokes and is keen to keep improving. Leyton enjoys practising his racing skills and I look forward to seeing him in upcoming competitions. Well Done Leyton! 

Senior Swimmers of the Month - January 2017

Austin Reed

Austin has raised his game to an even higher standard.  He is focused and determined to get an incredible 200m fly time by mid season.  He has found a strength of character to chisel away at a formula that will get him what he wants to achieve.  Austin, good goal setting, strong commitment and steady improvement - sorted!

Beaux Dodson

Beaux is a steady worker in her lane, she has put in some good strong sessions and keeps focused.  She has shown good team spirit and helped out by swimming with the bronze squad to motivate them.  Keep up the good work and concentrate your training towards an achievable goal…You just don’t know how good you are Beaux.

CLUB KIT - REMINDER

Don't forget KASC CLUB KIT is available to buy at the Junior sessions at Kettering pool on Sunday and Monday and coaches also have kit available to sell at other sessions.

KASC kit

Luton Open Meet

We are pleased to be invited to attend the Luton Spring Long Course Open meet. It is being held on the 16th/17th April which is Easter weekend and therefore there will be no training at this time. It is being held in a 50m pool so a great chance to aim for a regional time or a long course PB. The links below are for the schedules, qualifying times and entry forms and age is as at 31/12/2016.

Cost is £7 per event and payment to be paid in either cash or cheque made payable to Kettering Amateur Swimming Club along with your entry form by the 27th February 2017.

Entry forms and payments to be passed to your coach, myself or Amanda.

Entry forms must be completed in full with an ASA number and a qualifying entry time.

An event well worth entering in an excellent facility

Good luck

Any questions or problems please ask.

Hilary Reed

Fixtures co-ordinator

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Entry Pack

Entry Form

Qualifying Standards

Schedule

Country Championships

Please see the message from Terry Bream below about the rearrangements for the County Champs. Please read CAREFULLY. If you have any queries do let us know. I will be asking for volunteers to help out again on the two weekends when I have the time slots.

‘My apologies for not being able to give you information yesterday, I was still waiting to speak to Roger Jones to confirm the position regarding repairs and available dates.

I am now in possession of all information which I will set out below for you:

·         The repairs to the boom are currently being carried out with an estimated finish date of Wednesday evening, with further testing to be carried out on Thursday. I am going over to the pool to run a course on Thursday evening so will have the chance to check that it has happened.

·         The weekend of 11th 12th February will go ahead with the planned programme.

·         The distance events will be as planned on 18th February.

·         The re-scheduled weekend will be on 25th/26th February.

The Wilkinson Sword gala which was to be on 25th February will have to be rescheduled.

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