Casey Seals Masters Swimming Club
Masters and Open Water Swimming
If you're new to training in a squad, you may not know how squads work or what the lane etiquette is. Or maybe you've just never been told. Well, here are some guidelines that should help you.
We encourage all our swimmers to follow these guidelines so that we all:
Some of these are just common sense, and some are also applicable to all lap swimming.
If you're new to open water swimming ("OWS") or OWS events, you probably have loads of questions and may be feeling quite stressed by the whole thing.
Don't worry, we've got decades of collected experience that we'd love to share so that you can enjoy OWS events as much as we do.
The start can be a bit hectic and maybe overwhelming if you're not used to it. Lots of people jostling to get some clear water and a good line for the first turning buoy.
But with a few tricks you can make it a breeze.
Ok, so you're wondering about having a try at racing but don't know what to do? Not sure if you're good enough? A bit nervous about the whole thing?
Relax! Masters Swimming is all about fun, fitness and friendship, and this applies to competitions as well. We've got some useful info below to help, and of course we'd love to have a chat if you've got any other questions.
We try to let you know about all upcoming Masters meets by email, on Facebook and on our website (on the home page and on the calendar). The following websites are the main source of information and meet entries:
The preparation for a meet depends on how serious you want to be.
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