sailfish news vol. 19

Hi Team, Please don’t forget we have time trials on Friday March 22. ES Swimmers will start at 2:45pm, MS/HS please be ready to dive in by 3:10pm.

If you have not registered yet, please sign up here, form will close today at 4pm. If you have signed up but will not be able to make it, please let me know so i can take you off the meet.

Parents we will again need your help to run this event please sign up here , Thank you in advance! 

Whats coming up: 

March 22 Friday – Time trials #6 sign up here

April 4 Thursday – MS Student Led conference NO swimming for MS

April 10 Wednesday – Time trials #7 Sprint sign up here.

April 27-28 Saturday/ Sunday – ISM Spring Meet sign up here  (please take note that there is an attendance requirement to be able to join this meet, MS 2x a week/ HS 3x a week.)

That’s all for now! 
See you on deck! 

Coach Hazel 

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sailfish news vol. 18

Hi Team, Congratulations to all swimmers who had a busy weekend competing. Results have been posted.

Whats coming up: 

  • March 22 time trials  If you have not registered, please register here. Deadline will be on Wednesday March 20th at 3pm. 
  • IS Manila Spring Meet – We are expecting around 350 swimmers from various school teams joining this event. Please register here if you will join. Deadline April 15th 3pm. Reminders for MS and HS swimmers, there is a training requirement to be able to enter. MS Swimmers 2x a week. HS 3x a week. If you register and not qualify, you will not be entered for the meet.   

That’s all for now. 
Thanks! 

Coach Hazel 

Sailfish news vol. 17

Hi Team welcome back! We hope you all had a good break! 

Entry list for the British School Easter Meet this Saturday March 9, 2019 has been sent to your email. Kids need to be at British School by 7:15am, check in with Coaches Betty and Cheryl ready for warm up. Parents, please park at ISM and walk across. If you will not be able to attend please let me know asap so we can scratch you off the meet.

Coaches Holly, Rod and I will be in Bangkok for the Splash Meet and Coach Dhill will be in Malaysia competing for the Sea games qualifying. 

March 22 Time trials sign up here. Parent Volunteer sign up here – Thank you in advance!

April 27-28 We will be hosting the Manila Spring Meet. Please mark your calendars. 

That’s all for now. If you have any questions, please let me know. 
Thanks! 
Coach Hazel

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Sailfish News vol. 15

Hi Team, Please see attached list for time trials on Monday February 18th. If you ave not signed up, you may sign up here.

We also need parent volunteers to help us run this event, if you are available please sign up here

What’s coming up: 

  • ES Sports day on Friday. February 15th – There will be Sailfish training. 
  • February 20-21 ES PTC Early release at 12pm. NO Sailfish training for ES. 
  • Bangkok Splash Meet March 9-10 at ISB 
  • BSM Easter meet March 9, 2019 at British School Manila. More information and sign up here. Form will close March 1, 2019 

For more events, please check the Sailfish Calendar here.

Thats all for now. Have a fantastic day! 

Coach Hazel 

Sailfish News Vol. 14

Hi Sailfish Family, Thank you all for your support of our high school swimmers. Girls fought hard, keeping 2nd place! Boys came in 5th. Overall Bearcats finished 4th in ranking combined girls and boys. It was a busy weekend with IASAS and Manila Japanese School Invitational. Attached are the results of the MJS invitational. You may also visit the Blog for more results of our meets. 

TRAINING SCHEDULE: We are back to our normal Squads 5-8 training schedule as follows
Squad 5 and 6  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 

Squad 7   Tuesdays, Wednesday Morning 6:40-8am, Thursdays and Fridays 

Squad 8   Mondays – Thursdays ( for second semester Mondays will be gym training. Double session on a Wednesday, morning at 6:40-8am and afternoon gym training until 4:30pm ) 

If you have signed up for Bangkok Splash meet, you have the option to train everyday. 
Whats coming up:

  • Next week our MS swimmers are off for CWW – there will be no MS Sailfish training for the week of February 11-15th.
  • February 18th Time trials sign up here. form will close February 14th. 
  • February 20-21 ES PTC Early release at 12pm. NO Sailfish training for ES. 

That’s all for now! 
Thanks! 

Coach Hazel 

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Sailfish News Vol. 12

Hi Team, 
Attached are the results from yesterdays time trials. Thank you to all parents who volunteered and help time. As always, we will not be able to run our trials without your support.

Whats coming up?

  • Manila Japanese Invitational February 2, 2019 please sign up here. Entry deadline will be on  Wednesday January 23, 2019. No late entries will be accepted. 
  • IASAS – We are in need of more beds. If you can house swimmers for IASAS please email Coach Chapman. Currently we require 2 beds for a pair of female swimmers and  14 beds for male swimmers. In total we require 16 more beds! 
  • Bangkok Splash Meet 9th & 10th March 2019  

The Splash Meet at International School Bangkok is fast approaching! This is a fantastic and well run meet. The group we took last year had a great time. Saturday’s events are in the 25m pool and Sunday will be held in 50m, which is new for many of our sailfish swimmers. We will travel on Friday, compete all day Saturday and Sunday morning and arrive back in Manila Sunday evening.Swimmers in Grade 7 and above may travel unaccompanied, all those below must be accompanied by parents but own travel and accommodation can be arranged.

Unaccompanied Package = $703– Best Western Hotel for 2 nights– Philippine Airlines Flight (PR730/ PR737)– Bus transfers– Buffet dinner Friday and SaturdayIf interested please email coach Chapman.

For ES Swimmers who have signed up for Bangkok, we are opening all ES training sessions. You may now train Mondays – Fridays to prepare for Bangkok Splash Meet.

MS/HS swimmers, this option will be available after IASAS.   

That’s all for now, Thanks! 
Coach Hazel

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Sailfish News Vol 11

Hello Team!
Happy New Year! We hope you all had a wonderful break. We are all looking forward in hosting IASAS swimming at the end of January.
We are in need of more beds. This is open to all families. Please see message from Mark Pekin
Update- IASAS SWIMMING HOUSING – We are in need of 120 beds for IASAS Swimming January 30- February 3.

Online sign-up link is HERE 
Please sign up to house swimmers to support what will be a fantastic 3 day IASAS swim meet. Currently we require 3 beds for female swimmers and  12 beds for male swimmers. In total we require 15 more beds! Please sign  up to support this event asap.
Whats coming up? 
  • Squads 5,6,7,8 MS/HS that is not Varsity, Goal Setting will be on Friday January 11th at Lofthouse C 3:15pm. Coach Chapman will be running this activity. We will see you all there.
  • Time trials Wednesday January 16th. Entry list attached. If you have not signed up, you may still sign up here. form will close on Friday January 11th.
  • Parent volunteers needed for time trials please sign up here and help us run this event
  • Manila Japanese Invitational February 2, 2019 please sign up here.
  • Bangkok Splash Meet 9th & 10th March 2019 The Splash Meet at International School Bangkok is fast approaching! This is a fantastic and well run meet. The group we took last year had a great time. Saturday’s events are in the 25m pool and Sunday will be held in 50m, which is new for many of our sailfish swimmers. We will travel on Friday, compete all day Saturday and Sunday morning and arrive back in Manila Sunday evening.Swimmers in Grade 7 and above may travel unaccompanied, all those below must be accompanied by parents but own travel and accommodation can be arranged.
    Unaccompanied Package = $703
    – Best Western Hotel for 2 nights
    – Philippine Airlines Flight (PR730/ PR737)
    – Bus transfers
    – Buffet dinner Friday and Saturday
    If interested please be sure to sign-up HERE before January 14th 2019.

IASAS swim meet host beds needed

Update- IASAS SWIMMING HOUSING – We are in need of 120 beds for IASAS Swimming January 30- February 3. If you will be able to help us house swimmers from other schools please see more information here.  Housing update- Currently we have 62 beds and require 58 more! Swimming families please sign  up to support this event asap. We need support from all our varsity swim families and our wider Sailfish community as we only have 3 and a half weeks until teams arrive.

iasas swim schedule 2019 – Medal presentation schedule

 

Bangkok Splash Meet 9th & 10th March 2019

The Splash Meet at International School Bangkok is fast approaching! This is a fantastic and well run meet. The group we took last year had a great time. Saturday’s events are in the 25m pool and Sunday will be held in 50m, which is new for many of our sailfish swimmers. We will travel on Friday, compete all day Saturday and Sunday morning and arrive back in Manila Sunday evening.

Swimmers in Grade 7 and above may travel unaccompanied, all those below must be accompanied by parents but own travel and accommodation can be arranged.
Unaccompanied Package = $703
– Best Western Hotel for 2 nights
– Philippine Airlines Flight (PR730/ PR737)
– Bus transfers
– Buffet dinner Friday and Saturday
If interested please be sure to sign-up HERE before January 14th 2019.
Thanks!

ISM Sailfish and Varsity Swimming