Swim School News Feb & Mar

February 16, 2017
Cheryl

February Newsletter ~ We are excited to announce JMSS has joined USA Swimming foundation water safety initiative, Make a Splash. March Newsletter Summer is quickly approaching and we have had a ton of kids returning from last year wanting to get back in the water.  Read More      

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Benefits of Year-Round Swimming

February 14, 2017
Cheryl

Top 7 Benefits of Year-Round Swimming (Scientifically Speaking): 1. Development of the whole child Not only does swimming benefit children physically, but it also improves their development intellectually AND emotionally! According to scientific studies at the German Sports College Cologne, kids who swim year-round fared better academically, particularly in problem-solving skills. The swimmers also displayed more self-discipline (which may mean…

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The ABC’s of Training the Olympic Way

January 20, 2017
Cheryl

Coach Jim’s Swim Blog In 1976, I set a world record in the 100 meter freestyle at the Montreal Olympics, the first person ever to break 50 seconds.  World records don’t come easy, but as a member of the best American Men’s Olympic swim team of all time, I learned that to achieve success in the pool requires as much…

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Lionfish - 5 years and up (Intermediate)

Swim School News

January 20, 2017
Cheryl

Jan 17 Newsletter      

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Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation

Happy New Year 2017

January 6, 2017
Cheryl

Happy 1st Anniversary to JMSS      

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Year-End News – Happy Holidays!

December 15, 2016
Cheryl

Family Newsletter Dec 2016 Adult Swim Newsletter Dec 2016  

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Baby Basics - 3 to 5 months

Swim School News

November 7, 2016
Cheryl

 Message from Coach Jim I would like to thank all the families and friends of Jim Montgomery Swim School for your support in building a top notch family friendly swim school. The staff and I have come a long way since we opened the doors last January. The majority of our success thus far, is due to you spreading the…

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Setting Goals for Youth Swimmers

October 6, 2016
Cheryl

Coach Jim’s Swim Blog: Setting Goals for Youth Takeaway Tips for Developmental Swimming Build your confidence: Regular practice helps reinforce the skills that you’ve already learned while providing an opportunity to try new things, set goals and expand your knowledge. ~ Life skill: Preparation and persistence prepare you for challenges. Challenge yourself: Give yourself a goal that seems out of…

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JMSS Developmental and Pre-competitive Swim Program

August 27, 2016
Cheryl

Coach Jim’s Swim Blog: JMSS Developmental and Pre-competitive Swim Program The JMSS teaching philosophy is that each child is different and each child learns at their own pace. Learning the technical skills of swimming in a secure and positively reinforced environment requires that students be placed in small classes of similar abilities. This also promotes the social relationships that makes…

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From Parent to Parent: I am in Your Boat

July 29, 2016

My almost two-year-old is crying and throwing a fit because she does not want to participate in the skill we are currently working on. She hates floating on her back but I continue to work with her on it because I know it is important. I worry because I have had others say to me, “she doesn’t like that” and…

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