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July 2019

Opportunities in July

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Thursday, July 25, in Salem, Oregon

New Swimmer 4-Week (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday, July 1, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 4-Week (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday, July 1, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 3-Lesson (Private) Series

  • Is available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Adult Swim Club

  • One morning, one evening, and one lunch time each week, in Salem
August 2019

Opportunities in August

Open Water Swim Camps

Pool Comfort 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Aug 1

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Adult Swim Club

  • Monday evening, Wednesday morning, Thursday lunch time each week, in Salem
  • Sunday afternoons each week in Portland
September 2019

Opportunities in September

Open Water Swim Camps

  • September 22-28 in Kaş, Turkey – Intermediate and Advanced level

Pool Comfort 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Sept 5
  • In Portland, starting Sept 8

New Swimmer 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Sept 5

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Sept 5
  • In Portland, starting Sept 9

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem and in Portland

Adult Swim Club

  • Monday evening, Wednesday morning, Thursday lunch time each week, in Salem
  • Sunday afternoon in Portland
October 2019

Opportunities in October

Pool Comfort 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Oct 3
  • In Portland, starting Oct 6

New Swimmer 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Oct 3
  • In Portland, starting Oct 7

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Oct 3
  • In Portland, starting Oct 7

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem and in Portland

Adult Swim Club

  • Monday evening, Wednesday morning, Thursday lunch time each week, in Salem
  • Sunday afternoons in Portland
November 2019

Opportunities in November

Pool Comfort 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Nov 5
  • In Portland, starting Nov 3

New Swimmer 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Nov 5
  • In Portland, starting Nov 3

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Nov 5
  • In Portland, starting Nov 4

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem and in Portland

Adult Swim Club

  • Monday evening, Wednesday morning, Thursday lunch time each week, in Salem
  • Sunday afternoons in Portland
December 2019

Opportunities in December

Pool Comfort 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Dec 5
  • In Portland, starting Dec 1

New Swimmer 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Dec 5
  • In Portland, starting Dec 2

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson Series

  • In Salem, starting Dec 5
  • In Portland, starting Dec 2

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem and in Portland

Adult Swim Club

  • Monday evening, Wednesday morning, Thursday lunch time each week, in Salem
  • Sunday afternoons in Portland

Latest On Our Weekly Blog

You Might Be Holding Breath Too Long

When you rest just enough after strenuous repeats, those cells get what they need to immediately get back to swimming. You need to rest because it takes time for the respiratory/circulatory system to get stuff there, to resupply what will be so quickly used up in the moment ahead. There is a lag time between muscle action and respiration catching up. When you take off on the next repeat, your cells will immediately be using up supplies faster than the blood stream can resupply, and you will feel the stress of that in the form of breathlessness.

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The Hardships We Face

I both run and swim year round. In the last year or so I've put a lot more emphasis on running, and felt the corresponding motivation for that activity. Back in April, after a week off from illness, I irritated my achilles tendon on the first (allegedly 'easy') run...

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Not Just What To Learn, But How

Usually, when I observe or experience training of another kind, the instructor is giving good, even amazing ideas to the students. However, it is often unfortunate that their manner of teaching it could be so much better. We may judge a good learning experience, not...

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