Sailfish News Vol. 18

Hi Team!

The sign up form for February 23 time trials has been posted on the blog for sometime now. Please don’t forget to sign up if you will be able to attend.  You may also sign up  here . Deadline will be on February 21, 2018. Thank you to those who have already signed up.

We will again need parent volunteers for this, if you will be able to help us, please do sign up here.

Squads 7&8 are combining training days for this semester until end of the school year.  Swimmers on both Squads now have the option to train everyday. Please let me know if you have any questions-

Dates to remember: 2018

  • February 23 Time trials
  • March 9-11 Bangkok Splash Meet
  • March 17 BSM Easter Meet
  • March 23-April 1   Easter Break
  • April 21-22  ISM Spring Meet

Have a fantastic long weekend!

Sailfish News Vol. 17

Hi Team,

We hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We are back from Jakarta, with fantastic IASAS Swimming Results! Boys came in 5th and girls came in 2nd!  Congratulations Bearcats! Every swimmer, all 24 have made points and got into finals.  We are looking forward to next years IASAS championships in Taipei.

Congratulations to our Sailfish swimmers who raced last Saturday at The Manila Japanese School. It was indeed a busy weekend of swimming! Results can be found Here . 


  • NO MS SWIMMING due to CWW February 5-9
  • Training schedule resumes to

Squad 5 and 6  Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

Squad 7 – Tuesday, Wednesday morning, Thursday and Friday.

Squad 8 – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon land training, and Thursday.

  • February 9 time trials is cancelled and also the February 10 Thrive family fun relay. Our parent group is looking into rescheduling this event later on.
  • Bangkok Splash Meet. Can you please let us know if you are interested in this event. We are still waiting on the package from our travel agent. Coach Chapman will be sending out more information on this once we have them.

Have a nice week ahead!

Sailfish News Vol. 16

Hi Team,

Manila Japanese Meet will be happening on February 3, 2018.  We do not have the warm up schedule yet. Entry list will be emailed. Please check your events, the entry list is as of January 23. Entries close Thursday, January 25 at 4pm.  Please check your entries and let us know of any changes. If you have not signed up, you may sign up on the right side of the Blog.  Note that in order to join Swim meets, you will need to make the attendance requirement. Please Speak with your coach if you have entered but was not included on the entry list.

Time trials Scheduled on February 9 is cancelled. We will be having Thrive Family fun Relays on February 10, more information will be sent out as our parent group finalizes the details.

Coaches Holly, Hazel and Rod will be off to Jakarta on Wednesday next week for IASAS Swimming. Wish our High School IASAS Team the best of luck!


Sailfish News Vol. 15

Hi Team,

First week back went by so fast! We are happy to see new members of the team! Welcome to Sailfish!

February 9 time trials is cancelled. Please sign up for the February 23 Time trials sign up form is posted on the right side of the blog. We will need parent volunteers to help us run this event. We are expected to finish around 5pm as the events are longer.

Please sign up here parent sign up    /  Time trials February 23 sign up form


Events coming up

  • Thrive Family Fun Relay February 10
  • Time trials February 23
  • Bangkok Splash Meet March 10-11


Sailfish News Vol. 14

Hi Team!

Happy New Year! We hope you all had a good Holiday break!

We are ready for action this second semester with our first swim meet coming up on February 3, 2018 at Manila Japanese School. sign up here or at the right side of this page.

Lots of other events coming up so stay tuned for more…

Training day reminders

ES will remain the same


Squad 5 Monday and Wednesday

Squad 6  Wednesday and Friday

Squad 7 Tuesday, Wednesday PM and Thursday

Sailfish News Vol. 13

Hi Team,

Kindly check your entries for our last time trials on Friday  December 8 2017,   updated entry list

If you have not entered please do so –  sign up form  this will close by 5pm on Thursday.

We will need parent volunteers to run this time trials please sign up here –  parent volunteer sign up . We will start at 2:45 and aim to finish by 4:30pm


December 14, 2017. We will have a pizza open pool party. You may bring a friend, but please make sure that their after school activities know they will be in the pool with you.



Sailfish News Vol. 12

Hi Team!

Thank you all to those who participated last Saturday for our Leg 1 Aquathon. We are looking forward to a  bigger ISM contingent for Leg 2 in April 2018.

Please find the meet program here  for tomorrow Bonifacio Cup.  ES kids will warm up at 2:40 while MS/HS kids will warm up at 3PM. We aim to be finished with the meet and awarding by 5:30pm.

December Time Trials, Please do not forget to sign up for our last time trials of the year 2017. It will be on December 8 Friday.  Sign up form can be found on the right side of the Blog.

OPEN POOL PIZZA PARTY ! We will have an open pool party on December 14, 2017. This will also be the last day of training for the year 2017. Training resumes January 8, 2018.  You can bring a friend, but please make sure their after school activity is aware that they will be at the pool party!

Have a fantastic week!

Sailfish News Vol. 11

Hi Team!

Job Well done to all swimmers who raced last weekend! Please find results HERE or on the right side of the blog.

What is coming up

First​ leg of two ISM Aquathons (Run – Swim – Run).  For those new to this great event, we are raising money for our designated ChildHope charity and Sailfish activities.

As always we are timing this event, however, the main aim of the day will be to have fun and encourage all participants in something a little different. It is a great way to get active and involved with your kids, siblings and students.

Please note if you are nervous about either running or swimming, team up with a runner or swimmer and join the relay category in Race 4.

Open to all ISM Student/Faculty/Staff/Parent Community along with BSM , MJS, AIS, Brent & Kings.

Registration starts at 7:30am   Please come early as the times given are estimated times.

RACE 1 – 8:00am Start

  • 13/14 yrs  15-18yrs Adult

  • Run 1km – Swim 400m (16 lengths) – Run 1.9km

RACE 2 – 8:30am Start

  • 9/10yrs and 11/12yrs

  • Run ​8​00m – Swim 300m (12 lengths) – Run 1.6km

RACE 3 – 9:15am Start

  • Under 8yrs

  • Run 600m – Swim 200m (8 Lengths) – Run 1km

RACE 4 – 9:45am Start

  • Relay – 2 or 3 people and Individual

  • Run 1km – Swim 800m (32 Lengths) –  Run 2.2km

Awards Ceremony – 11:00am

Entry Fee – 300 pesos per race on race day check in.

Race route here – Aquathon route .

Sailfish News Vol. 10

Hi Team!

We hope you all had a wonderful Fall break! We had a great time in Thanyapura for the Swim camp. We come back ready to share the experience and new ideas to the team! Looking forward to the camp again next year!

Few reminders :

Fall meet entries can be found HERE Please check your entries and let us know if there are any changes. Sign up form will close Tuesday November 7 at 3pm.

For Season 2.  To give pool space for the Varsity team, New training schedule from October 23-February 4, 2018. During this time, MS swimmers training requirement will now be 1 training session a week. Below are the options.

Squad 5 Monday and Wednesday

Squad 6  Wednesday and Friday

Squad 7 Tuesday, Wednesday PM and Thursday

Aquathon is on November 25, 2017 form will be live by Tuesday November 7, 2017 and close on November 23 Thursday at 3pm

Bonifacio Cup Leg 3 Will be on November 28, 2017 at ISM list of swimmers will be out by November 13.

ISM Sailfish and Varsity Swimming

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