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European Masters Championships 2018

Four intrepid EASTie explorers ventured out to Kranj in Slovenia to compete in the European Masters Championships.

Debbie Matless swam in the 50 Fly, 100 Fly and 100 Free, medalling in all of her events. Her 100 Fly was an epic encounter, missing out on gold by 0.09 seconds.

   

Natalie Allen swam in the 200 Free, 400 Free and 200 Back. Posting good times throughout and a notable blistering 1st 50 in her 200 Back and several encounters with the lane ropes (I mean come on, who would organise a back stroke event out doors!)

         

David Borthwick had 2 seasons bests in his 200 Free and 200 IM and an epic  disaster in his 400 Free a full 9 seconds off his best.

Finally Dave Webster after the birth of Iris and a 12 week taper competed well and we were all entertained by his natural charm.           

   

 

 

 

Schedule for Sunday evening technique sessions (September – Christmas) @ Hewett pool

EAST Technique sessions

Sunday 5.00pm – 6.00pm at the Hewett

To be run alongside the normal training session

Date Session
9th Sep Skills – Streamlining and dolphin kicks
16th Sep Dives into FC, FLY and BRST Introduction
23rd Sep FC and BC tumble turns Introduction
30th Sep FC drills and finishes
7th Oct FC drills and turns
14th Oct BRST drills and finishes
21st Oct BRST drills and turns
28th Oct Half term – normal training session
4th Nov BC drills and starts/finishes
11th Nov BC drills and turns
18th Nov FLY drills and finishes
25th Nov FLY drills and turns
2nd Dec IM turns
9th Dec Dives into FC, BRST and FLY
16th Dec Test sets!

Changes to coached sessions at the Hewett school from 3rd September

Effective from 3rd September 2018, the details of the new/revised Hewett sessions can be found below:

Day Time Coach Change
Tuesday 9pm to 10pm Josh 1 hour pool time instead of 45 minutes
Thursday 6.00am to 7.30am Swan Coach Slight change to time – we still share this session with Swan
Friday 9pm to 10pm Josh New pool time
Sunday 8am to 10am Pat Session moves to earlier time of 8am from 9:30am
Sunday 5pm to 7pm Tina* Session extended from 1 to 2 hours (however swimmers can just do 1 hour)

*Tina is still looking to do both a technical session and a traditional training session on the Sunday evening.  We will be looking to publish Tina’s technical focus for a particular week in advance to give swimmers who are interested in a particular area to attend the relevant session.

The full updated training session timetable can be seen on the Training page.

Swimming @ NHSG on Fridays from 27th August 2018

Advanced notice that Norwich High School for Girls are planning to carry out a major pool refurbishment later this year.  They will be closing their pool to all users from the 27th August to the beginning of January 2019. This means there will be no EAST Friday evening  training sessions at the NHSG pool during this period.

Further details, including any possible alternatives, will be available nearer the time.

Parking at Hewett Academy from Tuesday 21st November

From Tuesday 21st November swimmers will no longer be able to park in the car park beside East gym as building work is taking place there. We will be able to use the south car park (the car park we used to use) until further notice.

A link to a map of the site is below. The two car parks are labelled as ‘student car park’ (East gym car park) and ‘staff car park’  (south car park) respectively.

Map of Hewett Academy