The principle mission of VLAC is to promote a healthy lifestyle for members by incorporating core social values through swimming. Swimmers are not only trained to become better athletes, but are also encouraged to become future leaders in society. VLAC harbors the ideals of hard work, dedication, and perseverance to create an atmosphere where a swimmer can grow physically, emotionally and socially as an individual. Swimmers are encouraged not only to strive to be the fastest, most skilled athletes who compete in their sport, but also the smartest by applying the knowledge they have been exposed to through the program.
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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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