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Catherine Ferguson

Good luck to Hannah Russell at the British Para-swimming International Meet (BSIM) WPS World Series that starts today and will be a key event for Paralympic selection. Hannah, a past WSC swimmer, is a British Paralympic swimmer competing in S12 classification events. In 2012, she became British S12 champion in the 100m backstroke and qualified for the 2012 Summer Paralympic Games, where she won a silver in the 400m freestyle and a bronze in the 100m butterfly. In the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games she won the gold medal in the...

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Woking Swimming Club Alumna, Alice Reeves-Turner (22), shares her journey from WSC swimmer to Sport Journalist interviewing Adam Peaty! Read Alice's full Bio on our Alumni page here: LINK Alice, how did you get into journalism and sports media? In my second year of university, I began to look at ways in which I could combine my love of sports with my English degree. I got in contact with Swim England, British Swimming and Swimming World Magazine, and began to do volunteer work for all three; this involved writing a...

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Sadly we couldn't hold our Fun Night this year (some of the Committee and Coaches will have been relieved!), but it's always been an event that's full of a lot of fun, laughter and cheating!! To help bring back some memories, we've put together a collection of some of our old Fun Night photos for you below: 2019 Photos 2018 Photos 2015 Photos 2014 Photos

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Woking is very proud of all of our senior swimmers, with many continuing their passion for swimming to university and beyond. With the help of these swimmers we've now created a WSC Alumni page under the "Club" dropdown on our Navigation Bar to show what they studied at University, their swim team details, and their individual Bio pages for extra information which the swimmers have provided us with. The new Alumni page will continue to be updated as and when we receive new details from our swimmers, so please keep...

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A huge congratulations and good luck to both Finlay Tattersdill and Ollie Zalaf who leave our senior squad and head off to University this month. Both Ollie and Finlay have been with the club from a very early age, working their way up through the squads, competing for over 12 years for Woking at our many club galas and were an integral part of our annual Arena team. Both achieved great team and individual success at both County and Regional level throughout their careers, along with teaching our younger swimmers....

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Parents and Swimmers, A warm welcome to September swimming with the Woking Swimming Club! Once again we are extremely fortunate to be able to offer the swimmers a good program for the month of September with support from Pool in the Park, Reed's School and Goldsworth Primary. This has been driven by the hard work of the WSC Committee and Coaching Staff to put it all together. Many of the sessions are in different time slots to normal, which we understand that in some case will be logistically challenging but...

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Big congratulations to Hendrik van der Leest on being selected for the Swim England National Event Camp for 2020 and to his coach, Mark Staiger, for all of his hard work over the past season. With selection limited to just 90 teenagers, this is an amazing achievement and selections were based on Swim England long course rankings in each individual Olympic pool event. National Event Camps are stage two of four on the Swim England National talent pathway and cover technical and tactical development areas for specific racing events. Please...

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A big congratulations to Sophie King on being selected for the Swim England Swimming National Development Programme for 2020 and to her coach, Mark Staiger, for all of his hard work over the past season. The National Development Programme is the final step for stage one of the Swim England talent pathway Please join us in congratulating Sophie, we are delighted about her selection and Woking SC is very proud of you.

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Congratulations to Ben Platt and Wolfgang Tosch for being selected for the South East Region Athlete Development Programme for 2020 and to their coaches, Seb Leather and Lou Hargrave, for their hard work over the past season. This year's programme will engage with approximately 40 athletes, comprised of around 20 males and 20 females in the 12 year old age group, and includes a boys session with Max Litchfield and a girls session with Aimee Wilmott. Selection onto the programme was made using both long and short course rankings. The...

Catherine Ferguson

Try a continuous plank for 40sec, 40sec rest, then plank for 50sec, 50sec rest then 60sec plank, 60seconds rest. Then back down the pyramid! Can you do this every day for the whole week?