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  • Freestyle Swimming Is A Category For A Swim Competition

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    Freestyle swimming is a category for a swim competition. Swimming has known to be around for more than 10,000 years and freestyle swimming was one of the most common forms of swimming. In the 1830’s swimming became more of a competitive sport. By 1837 the NSS was holding swimming competitions in England. The sport grew popular in the 1880’s and there was three hundred regional clubs across the country. International Swimming Federation (FINA), had the rules of what freestyle is. It had

  • Personal Narrative: Raritan Valley Community College Pool

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    “Come on we are going to be late!” I screamed to my friends as we walked to the blocks “ I don’t want to miss my event”. We were all swimming the 100 meter individual medley, an event containing all known swimming strokes. Standing behind the starting block, I began to turn my head in both directions, eying out my competition. Standing behind lane four, I began to see who was seeded ahead of me. Seeing Her I began to shake girl standing behind lane three was Maya, my friend and the fastest swimmer

  • The Physics Of Swimming Is Science

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    Freestyle Stroke Essay Swimming is science. When a person swims, they are displacing water. In Ancient Greek times, a physicist named Archimedes discovered the principle of buoyancy. Archimedes Principle states that an object in gravity applies a force, or a buoyancy, to whatever it is surrounded in. When a person submerges him or herself in water, the water levels will rise. The density of a person or object determines if its floatation. If an object is more dense than the water, it will sink.

  • Swimming Descriptive Writing

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    “Get up now.” My mom yelled down the hallway “Hurry or you’ll be late!” My brother and I dreaded waking up early to swim, but we had chosen to commit. Even though I’ve competed every year since first grade, swimming still didn’t get any easier. That summer swimming had taught me how to have stamina, the ability to not quit even though it was . The first week is always the worst, and the whole team knows it. No one is in shape from being at home doing nothing for the two weeks after school gets out

  • Personal Narrative Of Summer Swimming

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    “Get up now,” My mom yelled down the hallway. “Hurry or you’ll be late!” My brother and I dreaded waking up early to swim, but we had chosen to commit. Even though I’ve competed every year since first grade, I still struggled. That summer swimming taught me to have stamina, the ability to not quit even though it was hard. The first week is always the worst, and the whole team knows it. No one is in shape from being at home doing nothing for the two weeks after school lets out. Especially since waking

  • The Benefits Of Swimming As A Sport In History

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    Swimming Swimming is a sport and activity that has existed for centuries, ever since the Stone Age. During the Stone Age men learned to swim to cross rivers and lakes. The activity itself was not practiced frequently until the 19th century. Great Britain started competitive swimming in early 19th century. They held many competitions and since then the activity started to become more well known and started to evolve throughout history. It became known as a sport and it benefited many people. When

  • Task 4 Swimming

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    this task is swimming. In this task I will be identifying my strengths and weaknesses as well as what fitness tests I can undertake to help my fitness training.  Identifying my Strengths and Weaknesses 1) Strengths’: i. Freestyle – I am a really good Freestyle swimmer. ii. Breaststroke – I really enjoy this Stroke. 2) Weaknesses: i. I cannot swim Butterfly very well, this makes it hard to do the IM. ii. I cannot hold my breath for long. Fitness Tests:  Williams Swimming Beep Test Purpose:

  • Persuasive Speech On Swimming

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    beat Swimmer 5 just by a second! What an amazing comeback. He has won the swim meet. As you can see this sport is a sport in water. Do you know what it is? If you guessed swimming, your right. In order to experience similar things like this like racing is just learn how to swim. Swimming has a few straight out ways of swimming for you to learn. If you know how to swim you might think of competing. If that’s so, we cover that. Finally, are you having some trouble with some strokes? Don’t worry! We

  • Creative Writing: Sectional Exercises

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    to start with a few forms of great news. Later on tonight Bryce Niewoehner will compete in the State Finals for Wrestling! And Brea Toppen finished second in the Marsh Indy-star player of the month! She received 13,864 votes! As for this week Boys Swimming will have Sectional Finals tomorrow in Crown Point at 1:00 along with Wrestling State Finals at 8:30AM. The boys JV & Varsity basketball team will travel to Griffith tonight, Next Friday those teams will be traveling to North Judson for their final

  • Informative Speech on Swimming Essay

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    Swimming General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the history and development of swim along with its applications. Central Idea: Swimming has a long and rich history that dates back way before our generations and is not always as beneficial as we may think. Method of Organization: Topical Introduction I. (Gain attention and interest) I remember joining the high school swim team back in my sophomore year. I remember struggling to catch

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