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Pacific Masters Swimming EXCEL Weekend Swim Clinic

Pacific Masters Swimming has developed a swim clinic for USMS coaches and swimmers. This clinic, EXCEL Weekend, is scheduled for June 10-12, 2011 at the San Mateo Athletic Club on the campus of College of San Mateo. No matter what your level (novice, intermediate or advanced) you will absolutely gain from attending this clinic. The…

Swimmers with Sinus Problems?

Swimmers, do you suffer from sinus issues? I’ve been having a ‘sinus thing’ for the past week or so, and I relayed my symptoms to some of my lane mates. (Well, what do you talk about between sets?) I discovered then that many of them experience various sinus problems throughout the year. I turned to…

Men Who Swim

I’m sitting at home right now waiting to watch the documentary “Men Who Swim.” One of my lane mates gave me a heads up this week about this humorous swimming movie. It’s about a group of men of (ahem) a certain age who found unlikely fellowship as members of Sweden’s all-male synchronized swim team. Here…

Happy New Year!

May your year be filled with great lane mates, swim coaches that push your limits, new breakthroughs in and out of the pool, playful swimsuits and an abundance of good health.

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Open Water Swim

There are countless benefits to being a part of the U.S. Masters Swimmers program. Not only do we gain incredible fitness and smell delightfully like chlorine, we get to meet nice, interesting, athletic and at least on the surface, like-minded people. Whether it’s on a pool deck, in our practice lane, at competitions, in online…

Are You Happy with Your Swim Stroke?

September/October = Breaking Down Our Swim Strokes, One Stroke At A Time Our Masters Swim program just wrapped up a swim stroke clinic month. We spent one week on each stroke, breaking down butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke and freestyle. Just when we were convinced we had perfect form… the coach let us know otherwise. It’s a…