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Click to read the Minutes from Athlete's HOD Meeting June 7, 2015.. Questions, additions or corrections, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recommendation Passed by the Athlete's HOD:
Re: MD State Champion State Championship Meets
If an event winner is 19 or older, than we recognize the Top 18 Year Old as the 18 & U Champion.
The free MD Swimming jacket goes to the 18 & U Champion.
Click to read The 10 Things Non Swimmers Say to Swimmers
Always Check Your Goggles!!
It has happened to Michael Phelps too!!
Do your goggles fit?
Test: A method to test whether swim goggles fit well or not is to start by holding the goggles
over your eyes and then press into your eye sockets with your fingers in a firm, but gentle manner. Upon letting go, the goggles should stay in place if they fit correctly. If not, find another pair and repeat the process.
The Latest & Greatest:
Olivier Leroy's Motivational Blog Just for Swimmers is now a tab under Swimmers on this website.
25 Common Mistakes That Swimmers Make That Undermines Their Training:
Under certain circumstances and in certain situations, the athletic aspirations that some swimmers may have are almost entirely dashed. They raise their hands to the sky and ask why oh why do the results they had hoped for elude them so, without fairly judging whether they genuinely made the necessary effort to achieve them or focused sufficiently on their training.
Below is a list of some of their most common mistakes:
There are countless reasons for these mistakes, some of which I list below. For the most part, they can be avoided or their effects reduced.
Form for reporting Abuse or Bullying - it is private - electronic and safe!!!
USA Swimming Offers Athlete Protection Training to All Swimmers! Click Here!
If you or someone you care about has experienced abuse and are unsure how to proceed, please contact Susan Woessner or Liz Hoendervoogt. USA Swimming strongly encourages the reporting of sexual miscounduct or bullying by any member. USA Swimming appreciates your willingness to report inappropriate behavior. By contacting either Susan or Liz, you give permission for USA Swimming's Safe Sport Program staff to contact you. Out of respect for the importance of this issue and to encourage honest and effective reporting, knowingly false or vindictive reporting will not be tolerated.
Bullying, by anyone, is Abuse! Report It
Deck Changing is Prohibited! Just don't do it.
What is DECK PASS?
Winner Gets a $15 i-Tunes Gift Card
Last Month's Answer: In the ancient Olympics, the philosopher Plato [427-347 BC] was a double winner of the Pankration. [Combat sport, a mix of wrestling and boxing]. Pankration is now considered a form of Martial Arts.
Winner will be determined by a random drawing from all of the correct answers submitted.