Virtual Swimmers Note
Virtual Swimmers

If you really want to swim smart, it's time to do begin to do a few basics to keep
yourself motivated and on-track to getting closer to your potential in competitive
swimming.

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

Each of you should know the
rules of each stroke, start, turn, finish. Each of you
should know the time standards for your age group and where you stand against
those standards.

MONITOR AND TRACKING TOOLS:

Keep a swim log to list your accomplishment ( personal best times ) and splits of
each of your races and goals. Use the USA and YMCA Time standards as milesones
to your time goals.

For technique and training improvment, champions use a
swim journal to capture all
tips, ideas and lessons learned about swimming. They also keep track of yardage and
different sets they swam or enjoyed in theri training. In short, learn from everything
you do in training annd racing !
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