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HSC Maurice and Daphne Memorial Meet Report

Six of our swimmers made the journey to Hillingdon for a mid-cycle competition to rehearse tactics in preparation for British Summer Champs and have some fun racing. The swimmers did themselves justice by all coming away having demonstrated improvement in technique, tactics and lifetime best times. There were some very significant swims from the group [...]

June 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|

CoD Season Kick Off – September 10th

On September 10th we are organising a club social and games tournament for the swimmers at Darley Park from 2pm onward! All squads and coaches are invited to attend! Further details to come at a later date.

June 15th, 2017|Uncategorised|

East Midland Youth Championships – Meet Recap

After a full-on weekend of racing for our swimmers we can look back and say we performed to our best. We had a number of finalists, medalists and personal best earners over the course of the weekend and a congratulations goes out to all who participated!   Our team is looking well-conditioned as far as [...]

May 31st, 2017|Uncategorised|

East Midland Championships meet information

HERE… WE… GO…!! East Midland Championships kick off tomorrow with 34 of our swimmers taking on 3 days of racing in Sheffield!   A huge good luck goes out to our swimmers. Race smart, race hard, stay positive and enjoy the process.   A few notes for our swimmers and parents going into the meet: [...]

May 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Bramcote Land Training Cancelled

A note to all those training with Mandy at Bramcote tonight. There will be no land training due to rain.   Swimming is still on from 5-7pm.   See you there!

May 20th, 2017|Uncategorised|

FND Dimensions Charity Event

What a day! We had 24 of our swimmers from Midland and Midland Development participate in a swimming challenge to complete the distance of the Channel. Steve Webster, the founder of FND Dimensions, invited our swimmers to join him in this event to raise awareness and funding for people with Functional Neurological Disorders. As a [...]

May 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Nova meet information

Message from Richard Tomlinson - lead coach for Nova Meet   For the swimmers who are racing this weekend at Nova, please aim to be fully changed for a pre competition talk and preparation pool activities at 7:30am (30 minutes prior to warm up)   Swimmer expectations: -Be well represented in full City of Derby [...]

May 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Midland Development Sunday training invite (non Nova)

Midland Development swimmers are invited to train on Sunday night 5-7pm at Loughborough with Coach Mandy!   This session is for those not at the Nova Meet this weekend. Be ready for a some IM training!   Cost for the session is the usual Loughborough fee of 4 pounds.   Look forward to seeing you [...]

May 9th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Nutrition for swimmers during exams

Looking for nutrition tips during exam time? Look no further! CoD graduate Fran Baldwin has put together some essential tips for you to follow during this busy time!   Thank you Fran!   Nutrition for Young Athletes During Exams

May 7th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Cine Race Evening

We are only a few days away from Race Evening! Purchase your tickets from Talsa, Julie or your squad rep by Wednesday (only a couple more days!)   Tickets include a fish and chips meal   Doors opens: 6:30pm Bar opens: 7pm Racing begins: 8pm!   Looking forward to a fun evening outside the pool [...]

May 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|
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