Wednesday, May 9, 2007

United States Masters Swimming: JAM

One way to get serious about training is to join the United States Masters Swimming, there are local clubs in just about every state and town. Jersey Area Masters or JAM for short is in the Princeton, NJ area. When you are looking to really get to the next level, training with a group can help you!
JAM has enjoyed plenty of individual and team successes:

Swim Club:
1st Place 2005 at the Annual JAM Holiday Classic
2nd Place 2004 at the Inaugural JAM Holiday Classic Swim Meet
2nd Place 2004 & 2005 at the Ocean County YMCA Unofficial Team Championships
3rd Place 2006 Ocean County YMCA Team Championships
United States Masters Swimming #1 Relay (National Champions): 6
United States Masters Swimming Top Ten Relays: 40+

Individual Member Accomplishments:

USMS #1 Swimmer (National Champion): 4
USMS Top Ten Swims: 50+
USMS Open Water 1 mile National Champions: 2
Colony Zone Records: 10+
New Jersey Masters Records: 40+

Chesapeake Bay Triathlon Winner: 1
Hawaii Ironman Qualifiers: 1
Ironman Finishers 16+

Marathon Completions:30+

Practicing with a group like JAM gets you ready for competition or as close as you can get. The levels range from never swum to college swimmers and triathletes. You get a coach and workouts that you can print out and use anytime, even if you miss a practice.
Check it out!
United States Masters Swimming, Jersey Area Masters