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Portsmouth Northsea Committee

We've had an incredible first weekend of fundraising and it's great to see so much support for the Club. The March Fish Out of Water Challenges are flying in, we've been featured in the Portsmouth News and mentioned on Wave 10 radio! Some of our amazing March fundraising challenges include: Coaches Challenges 124km walk 3000 burpees (see photo!) Run all the way around Portsea Island (half marathon) 500 press ups, 500 sit ups and 500 squats Swimmer Challenges: 400km cycle 25km sea swim Ben Nevis climb - 4,413 feet (5...

Portsmouth Northsea Committee

Crowdunding Launched Today Please visit https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/keep-portsmouth-swimming to see our campaign and help us to spread the word! During lock down our 250 swimmers aged from 7 to 74 have managed to keep training in their homes, gardens and during their outdoor daily exercise - but it has not been easy. With our pools shut for many months we have been hit hard mentally, physically and financially by the pandemic. Our amazing coaches and volunteers have worked hard to keep our swimmers physically and mentally fit and now we need to...

PNSC Committee

Pancake Day Competition 16 February 2021 GET PNSC FLIPPING! On Pancake Day video the number of pancake flips you can achieve without your pancake hitting the floor (or ceiling). Please wear your PNSC top and have an adult present! Once you’ve flipped, layer up your pancakes with some healthy ingredients – take another picture and send them in. Prizes will be awarded for most flips and most beautifully presented pancakes. Email your video or photo entries to [email protected] (please try to keep file sizes to under 10MB) Pancake Recipe 100g...

PNSC Committee

If you interested in volunteering for the club and learning new skills, there are several online training opportunities that you can do over the next few months. Technical Officials – Timekeeper and Judge Level 1 theory The club is always in need of new officials to enable our own Level 4 meets and club championships to run, as well as Level 1-3 Open Meets. It’s a great way to learn more about technical swimming and you get a poolside ‘seat’ and refreshments and lunch (nearly) every time! Timekeeping and Judge...

Adam Parfitt

The British Swimming Championships are the pinnacle of the domestic racing calendar and act as the selection meet for International Summer competition. This year’s Championships double up as the Olympic Games qualifier and features the best swimmers from across Great Britain competing. PNSC are extremely proud to have had the following swimmers qualify for the event originally planned for 2020 but moved to a hopeful 2021. Some of these swimmers have now moved on from PNSC and we wish all of them the very best. 12 Seniors: Jamie Robertson, Neil...

Portsmouth Northsea Committee

Please find below the details for the next Portsmouth Northsea Swimming Club Annual General Meeting to which all members are encouraged and welcome to attend. Please note that as per our constitution, only registered members aged16 and over are able to vote at the meeting. If you wish to become a member, please contact our membership secretary - Gemma Clinton [email protected] Please register by 6.00pm on 27 January 2021 to attend the AGM by filling in this form https://forms.gle/6pTMad4CRMjLXPCv5 and then we will send you a link to the meeting....

Adam Parfitt

Portsmouth Northsea are excited to host a Half Term Zoom Stength and Conditioning Course with Lead S&C Coach Tom Company & Head Coach Adam Parfitt for swimmers 10+ age. Booking now open! This course is open to any 10+ year old competitive swimmers at County, Regional or National Level. The course will cover land training principles: Including learning to control movement patterns. Land based warm ups for swimmers Introduction to RMAP - Raise, Mobilise, Activate and Prime as a pre-pool routine. Cost per session £10.00 or £35 for full course...

Portsmouth Northsea Committee

PNSC has been signed up to Easyfundraising for some time now and it's a simple way to help us raise funds for the club every time you shop online. Over 4,000 shops and sites will donate to us, including all the big names like Amazon, eBay, John Lewis & Partners, Argos, ASOS, Expedia, M&S, Just Eat, Uswitch and many more! This means you can raise FREE donations for us no matter what you’re buying. If you haven’t signed up to support us yet, it’s easy and completely FREE. These donations...

Portsmouth Northsea Committee

Head Coach Appointment PNSC are pleased to annouce we have concluded the appointment process for a new Head Coach. The Vice Chair of PNSC was appointed by the Committee to lead an open recruitment process to ensure we had as wide a representation as possible. Throughout this process all decisions have had the unanimous support of the full Committee. Following an advert placed in November, we received nine high quality applications for the position. We selected four candidates for an online Zoom based interview, and invited two of those for...

Portsmouth Northsea Committee

A massive thank you to everyone who has already paid their ASA fees. If you haven't had a chance to fill in the form and pay the fees please use this link https://forms.gle/ASA and complete the form, for each swimmer/parent and pay the amount due to the Club bank account - the details of which are on the Google form and would be the same as your current standing order. The annual ASA fees for the calendar year 2021 are now due for all swimmers, volunteers and parents who are...