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MSV State Short Course Relay Recap

MSV SC Relay Meet The Orcas were represented at the MSV SC Relay Championships by four or our swimmers in five events. It was a last ditched effort to form a team when MSV extended their online entries for an additional 24 hours, enough to convince Yaron and Friedo to...

Aqua Shop Club Loyalty Card

If you missed training last night you would have also missed out on receiving an Aqua Shop Club Loyalty Card. Our coach Alan has graciously organised for these cards for the club and handed them out to our financial members. The cards can be used to get a Loyalty...

Swim into Spring

MSV Swim into Spring Spring time is when people start thinking about Summer and getting fit for Open Water Season. MSV are capitalising on this with a "Swim into Spring" Campaign. Clubs are encourage to use this within their own clubs to engage swimmers they haven't...

Bloody Big Swim

The Harcourts Bloody Big Swim is an elite open swimming event and an invitation has been extending to Nunawading Orca members! The 11th running of the event will take place on January 17th 2015 and is the largest open water swim on the East Coast of 11.2km, from...

Term 3 Training Returns

We're half way through the year already and term 3 training commences this Monday 14 July. If you haven't had a chance to check out our new website you may have missed our calendar which lists some upcoming competitions. MSV State Short Course Championships One event...

Term Break and Return Dates

On the last Friday of the month the club gets together at the end of training for a pizza night. Last Friday was no exception and we had a good turnout once again, in part because it was also our last training session for the term. Training will recommence on Monday...

Pod Cast – winter solstice

It was a tough session at training on Monday with all lanes having to put in a little bit extra for the night. Winter Solstice Swim Just over the last week we had Pablo and Pat take part in the Winter Solstice Swim. For those that aren't aware, the Winter...

Swimfari – Open Water Swim Map

Here's a helpful resource you may be interested in. It's a website designed and developed by Friedo called Swimfari. It aims to show open water swim events like those organised by (Surf) Life Saving Clubs and other organisers on a clickable and searchable map. Having...

A New Members Website

A New Members Website It has been a few years since we last updated our website and, with advancements in web technology when it comes to mobile accessibility, we felt it was important to provide the best user experience to our members. Over the years we've made use...

Freestyle Drills

Getting the most from your Freestyle I’d like to go over a few Freestyle drills so you know what is expected. Drills remember, when done properly can be quite hard – they are not just easy swimming; and they do require concentration. Michael Phelps [and other champion...

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