Sunday, 22 February 2015

NZMS National Long Course 27 - 28 March 2015

The NZMS LC will be hosted by South City Masters:

Please support this event and make sure you enter before 14 March!

DATE:  27 - 28 March 2015

Download the entry form here:

VENUE:  Papatoetoe Centennial Pools

If you are travelling and need accommodation, Dawn and Giles Walker have kindly offered spare bedrooms.  If you are interested please email: 

Upcoming Events

Rangitoto - 22 March 2015
10km Marathon Swim - 26 April 2015

STATE NEW ZEALAND OCEANSWIM SERIES 2014/2015: Dates for swims announced. Bay of Islands Classic, Paihia, Saturday 22nd November 2014; Harbour Crossing, Auckland, Sunday 7th December 2014; Capital Classic, Wellington, Sunday 25th January 2015; La Grande Swim, Akaroa, Sunday 15th February 2015; Sand to Surf, Mt Maunganui, Saturday 21st March 2015 and King of the Bays, Auckland, Saturday 18th April 2015.  ENTER HERE:

MARCH:          5, 12, 19
APRIL:             2

LAKE TAUPO ACROSS THE LAKE SWIM:  28 February 2015, Taupo,  enter on their website:

NZMS NATIONAL LONG COURSE CHAMPS:  27 - 28 March 2015, Papatoetoe, Auckland
Entry form

AUCKLAND SHORT COURSE CHAMPS:  9 May 2015, Cameron Pool, Mt Roskill


NZMS NISC 2015 - 16 and 17 October 2015 hosted by Levin

Workout of the Week


Warm up (repeat 6 times)

• 1 x 50m Freestyle Swim (even pace), rest 0:15 / 50m
Freestyle swim at a steady pace.
• 1 x 50m Backstroke Swim (even pace), rest 0:15 / 50m
Backstroke swim at a steady pace.

Build up

• 3 x 100m Inverted Breaststroke Kick, rest 0:20 / 100m
Breaststroke kick on your back. Arms loosely at your sides and knees under the water.
• 1 x 200m Freestyle Swim with paddles, rest 0:20 / 200m
• 6 x 50m Breaststroke, 3 kicks, 1 arm stroke with paddles, rest 0:10 / 50m
Breaststroke swim completing two kicks to every stroke.


• 2 x 400m Freestyle Pull with a pull buoy, rest 0:30 / 400m
• 12 x 50m 50/50 Freestyle + Butterfly, rest 0:15 / 50m
Swim alternate lengths of Freestyle and Butterfly. If you prefer, you can split longer distances by units instead of pool lengths e.g. Swim 100 Freestyle followed by 100 Butterfly. Beginners can split lengths e.g. swim 1/2 pool length Freestyle and 1/2 pool length Butterfly.
• 6 x 100m Freestyle Swim, rest 0:15 / 100m

Warm down

• 2 x 100m Easy Any Stroke, rest 0:15 / 100m
Swim your choice of stroke, at a slow, relaxed pace.

NZMS Survey and Winner of The NZMS Membership 2015

Thanks to all those who have taken the time to complete the NZMS survey 2014.

The winner of the Free Membership Give Away is:

Paul Kane from Matata

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