Great First Outing in Southern Junior League

The club took part in the league for the first time this year. The competition is open to teams across the South West and Wales and is open to the 9, 10, 11 and 12 age groups. The format of the gala is a mixture of individual and relay events swum either over 1 or 2 lengths. The competition is swum over 3 rounds with the last round being the final. Two rounds were at Hutton Moor and the last one at the Link Centre in Swindon. Despite this being our first season we qualified for the ‘B’ final which was a great achievement in itself and we missed out very narrowly to the winners finishing in second place. The competition is a great opportunity for the younger swimmers to take part in team even

Mount Kelly Summer Skills Camp 2018

On the 22/23/24 August a group of swimmers completed a residential skills swim camp at Mount Kelly College, Tavistock. The swimmers were mainly from Exeter but also included swimmers from Dawlish and Tiverton Swimming Clubs with ages between 9 to 11. The camp was staffed with coaches and team managers from Exeter and the busy schedule included gym sessions, education sessions and time in both the 25m and 50m swimming pools. The camp was very much based around skills so included sessions on all the four strokes along with turns and starts. This doesn’t mean that there wasn’t time for a bit of fun with relays being completed in the final pool session with points being awarded for both speed an

Success at British and English Champs 2018

Exeter Swimmers Excel at Summer Championships To virtually all Performance level swimmers, The Summer Championships are thekey events that culminate after 11 months of hard-training and racing with the desire to achieve ever-more elusive qualification times. The British Championships and the English Championships were the first of these competitions with the best swimmers in Britain and England aiming to show their excellence in the pool. Exeter had fifteen swimmers competing in 46 races, returning with five gold medals having achieved 22 final places across the Championships. Alec White competed in the 100m backstroke, 100m butterfly and 50m butterfly at the British Championships improving

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