The Water Wolves' mission is consistent with the YMCA: build an individual's spirit, mind and body while supporting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Swim Team will give each swimmer the opportunity regardless of their ability to reach their highest potential. With the YMCA's four character development pillars: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility, all of our swimmers will know that winning is more than where you place in a meet.
The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington's mission is to foster the spiritual, mental and physical development of individuals, families and communities according to the ideals of inclusiveness, equality and mutual respect for all.
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Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno, head masters coach with the Conejo Simi Aquatics program, offers tips for better swimming performance. Includes high quality under water video to illustrate proper swim form.
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How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race
We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
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