Six Myall Masters Swimming Club members travelled to Charlestown for the popular Novocastrian Swimming Meet.
Representing the club in the pool were Linda Stubbs, Leon Bobako, Chris Lock and Chris Mobbs. All swimmers recorded strong performances, gaining for Myall Masters 9th placing from 27 Clubs.
Bobako and Lock scooped the pool with first placings in all events entered.
Shirley Darch and Val Mobbs gained further practical skills in timekeeping and will be fully accredited timekeepers in readiness for the Myall Masters swim meet in February, 2017.
Competitive swimming is only one aspect of Masters Swimming.
While members are encouraged to challenge themselves in this manner, fitness and improvement of technique is the main focus.
These skills are developed by attending regular training sessions.
The Club is fortunate to have three coaches, Leon Bobako, Brad Jensen and Mal Motum, who give of their time to keep up-to-date with current techniques and training programs to benefit Club members.
Coaches Bobako and Jensen recently attended a coaching seminar with high profile coach and swimmer Mark Morgan.
The fun social side of Masters Swimming will bring members together on Friday, 9 December to celebrate Christmas.
If you want to be part of this great environment come on a Monday night from 5pm at the Tea Gardens Pool.
Linda Stubbs, 50-54 years, 2nd 200m and 400m f/s, 3rd 50m brst and 5th 50m f/s.
Leon Bobako , 65-69 years, 1st 50m b/k, brst, bfly and f/s.
Chris Lock, 70-75 years, 1st 200m and 400m f/s , 50m and 100m b/k.
Chris Mobbs, 65-69 years, 1st 100m f/s, 2nd 50m f/s, 3rd 200m and 400m f/s.
Myall Masters Swimming Club
By Rhonda BOBAKO