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Frankston Swim Meet 24th of July

Hey Orcas, There is a swim meet in Frankston 24th of July. See link below: http://mastersswimmingvic.org.au/Events/frankston-peninsula-swim-meet See you all there!

Three hardy Bravehearts came to Carrum beach in front of the Carrum lifesaving club today (5 June 2016) for the final social open water swim of the season. Although it turned out that wet suits were necessary the conditions were very calm with barely a breath of wind....

Funky Trunks Sale this weekend

Hi Orcas, Funky Trunks and Funkita are having a huge warehouse sale in Collingwood from the 26th to 29th May Address is Way Funky Company Pty Ltd Unit 2, 19-29 Cromwell Street, Collingwood Victoria, AUSTRALIA 3066 T +613 9419 8820...

Coach of the Year – Alan Godfrey

Alan was nominated for the 2015 Coach of the Year award by Nunawading Orcas (VNA) where he has been the sole coach since 2013. He has been a member of Masters Swimming from 1982 – 1990 and then a continuous member of MSA from 2004 until present day. He is also an...

Argentine Champ and Rottnest Challengers

It will be just over a year since Pablo Pizzuto ‘Escaped from Alcatraz’ only to be captured back in his homeland of Argentina where this time he’ll be battling it out with local authorities in another swim, this time in the pool. Pablo will be competing in Argentina’s...

Competing for the First Time

MSV State Long Course Recap A recent addition to the Orca Pod, Brendan MacDonald, decided to try competing for the first time at the MSV State Long Course Championships. Brendan was kind enough to shares his experiences as a first time competitor. When I joined the...

PodCast March 2015

PodCast March 2015 We're well into the season and a lot has happened since training recommenced late January. In fact numbers are significantly higher at training this first term which is great to see. Not only is this a huge boost for the coach but also the many...

Why Work With a Coach

Why Work With a Coach Working with a coach is beneficial to a solid exercise routine and will improve your technique and fitness as well as keep you motivated. TrainingPeaks wrote an article of The Top 7 Reasons to Work With a Coach which can be read by visiting...

Another Year Has Drawn to an End

It goes without saying that last year flew by… and what a year it was! We started off by appointing our new coach Alan Godfrey after his extended trial at the end of 2013. The decision was unanimous with everyone enjoying Alan's sessions and the increased intensity,...

Swim 100 x 100s with Chloë McCardel

Swim 100 x 100s with Chloë McCardel Think you're up to the challenge of swimming 20, 30, 50 or even 100 x 100s with Chloë McCardel? Thanks to Masters Swimming Victoria you now have the chance to swim along side Chloë who is not only an accomplished marathon swimmer...

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