Hello and welcome to the home of the Valley Area Swim Team (VAST) Gators. We are a year round USA competitive swim team who is looking forward to another great season filled with fun, excitement, and lots of fast swimming. The season will start on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at JMU's Godwin Hall.
Our mission is to develop competitive student-athletes by teaching and training all levels of swimmers to achieve their highest potential. In working with our mission we are offering several different opportunities for swimmers to stay in the water, improve their technique, and have fun throughout the entire year.
Below is a partial list of some of
the upcoming events in the North East region of the United States. To find
additional events or publish new events use the links below
Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno, head masters coach with the Conejo Simi Aquatics program, offers tips for better swimming performance. Includes high quality under water video to illustrate proper swim form.
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How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race
We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
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