December 30th-January 5, 2019

Milford Athletic Club – MAC

Weekly Schedule (12/30-1/5):

Thursday            7:30-9:30am          Starts Clinic

Friday                 7:30-9:30am          Relay Starts/Exchanges with Special Guest Clinic

 

Noteworthy: Happy New Year! We are looking forward to the Clinics continuing this week on Thursday and Friday. Friday, January 4th, we will welcome special guest Rick Walker who will come and speak with our team the last 30 minutes of the clinic. Rick Walker is the former Head Coach of the Sarasota Sharks Y Masters Team. Rick is recently retired but is still swimming and competing. Here is a link to a recent article written after Rick won gold in the 3 kilometer open water race at the FINA World Championships in Hungary (https://www.heraldtribune.com/sports/20171002/swimming-walker-and-sharks-masters-have-grown-together). Rick will share his personal experiences and beliefs on Masters Swimming and distance swimming. You are not going to want to miss this opportunity! Let’s represent our MAC family and welcome Rick on Friday.

Here is a list of the clinics offered this week:

01/03 MHS 7:30-9:30am Starts

-Let’s work together to improve your speed off the block and entry into the water by fixing your block technique! We will include jumping, diving the side, and jumping/diving from the blocks in the warmup for this session. We will work with any ability and comfort level to create the best start for you!

01/04 MHS 7:30-9:30am Relay Starts/Exchanges

-This is a topic we don’t touch on very often in practice, so we’d like to help our Relays by working on technique and timing off the blocks for relays! The last half hour of this session we will welcome our special guest, Rick Walker who is excited to talk with us and share his personal story and what he has learned from being a Masters Swimmer.

 

Upcoming Events:

December 23-January 6      No regularly scheduled practices-Christmas Break

January 3                               Stroke Clinic – Starts

January 4                               Stroke Clinic – Special Guest Rick Walker, Relay Starts/Exchanges

January 7                               Start MAC to MESA Challenge

April 12-14, 2019                 MI Masters State Meet Waterford Mott HS-MAC Hosts

 

Event Details/Results:

 

State Meet: MAC is hosting State Meet 2019 on April 12-14 at Waterford Mott High School.

 

From the Coaches:

Kris:

Jim:

Maria:

Melissa:

Dianne:

 

On a Personal Note: Have a safe and happy New Year!

 

Communication: If you have questions for any of the coaches don’t hesitate to ask! Here’s a quick list of emails to make that a bit easier!

www.milfordathleticclub.org

 

  • Password for the Weekly Communication section of the website is: macswimmers

 

Dianne: h2oranger@hotmail.com
Kris: macswimgoblue@gmail.com
Jim: jimjtg@icloud.com
Maria: carpelacusnatavi@gmail.com
Melissa: jrichardson90@comcast.net

Facebook: MAC Swimmers – Unofficial team communications

Remind: www.remind.com

 

Go to: www.remind.com
1. Click Sign Up. You will be prompted for a phone number or email address. If you enter a phone number you will get a 4 digit code texted to you for verification. If you entered an email address, you will not get the 4 digit code.
2. You will be asked to enter: First, Last Name and a Password.
3. The next page will ask who you are: Teacher, Student, Parent, or Administrator. Select “Student”.
3. The next prompt is for a class code @_________. Enter: macsw06
4. Click Join. That’s it!

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