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Results from Nationals 2018

Congratulations to all the Emerald swimmers for an amazing performance at Nationals. Here are some of 
  • 12 and under team routine – 2nd in Australia
  • Combo – 5th in Australia 
  • Andreja Despotovic – 3rd Junior Technical Solo in Australia 
  • Megan Howe and Ana Carvalho – 1st Free duet Masters 41+ category 
  • Audrey Cremer and Clare Courtney – 2nd Technical Duet Masters 20-40 
  • Zsusanna Haraszty & Vladka Nagyova – 1st Techincal Duet Masters 20-40
  • Zsusanna Haraszty – 2nd Free Solo 20-40
Congratulations to everyone. And a huge thank you to coaches Bene, Bianca, Zsusy and Vicki for your dedication. Results can be found on the Synchro NSW website 
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Join our Pre-Competitive Synchro Team

It is that time of the year again in which we open our pre-competitive team for interest to our members. The pre-competitive team is designed as a gentle introduction towards the competitive program. The big change between Pre-Competitive and recreational is that the girls swim 2x per week. You will expect the girls to gain a lot of strength and coordination in the water and the girls will be asked to create a strong synchro routine.
We are continuing to grow and adapt our programs, we have decided to be flexible with the precomp program. The girls are welcome to join any 2 of the following days starting next Term starting October 9th ;
  • Monday MLC pool – 6:30-8:30pm
  • Friday Cook and Philip Pool:  5:00-7:00pm (please note pool entry fees apply to this pool)
  • Saturday Monte Sante Angelo – 12:00-2:30pm
We offer this program in Term 4 and Term 1 at a cost of $400 per term.
We can’t wait to get started!
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Emeralds – September Star Skills and figure competition

It is that time of the year again! All our swimmers are evaluated on their skill development. Skills development is really important, and it means our swimmers can do so many more cool and fun moves in their  synchro routines. Details are below, feel free to email sydneysynchroclub@gmail.com if you need more information.
Location
Monte Sante Angelo school pool (entrance is on Berry Street)
128 Miller Street
North Sydney
Please park on the street, the parking lot is reserved for functions and your car may be locked in
 
 Schedule 

12:30-1:00pm – Warm up and figure review
 1:00-2:00pm – Recreational skills assessment
 2:00-3:30pm – Competitive figures and tech elements
 3:30-3:45pm – Adults recreational skills assessment
 3:45-4:00pm – 2:30 recreational class skills assessment
Star Categories
Star 1
Star 2
Star 3
Star 4
Star 5
Star 6
Competitive figure and technical element categories 
11-12
13-15
Junior tech elements
Senior tech elements
Masters tech elements
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Thank you Emerald Volunteers

Our members stepped up to the plate last weekend and did an outstanding job volunteering our annual Sausage Sizzle at Bunnings in Chatswood. The club raised just under $2,000 that will be put towards new equipment.

Thank you members, you did an outstanding job. Special thanks to Damien for donating chocolates and give-aways.

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The Sydney Emeralds is a non-for profit sport club, that receives very limited funding. Fundraising and sponsorship is very important to the success of the club. If you are interested in partnering with us give us a shout at sydneysynchroclub@gmail.com

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Do you like teamwork, water and music? If so maybe synchro is the sport for you.

The Emeralds get back in the pool today and we are already starting to plan for next Nationals in sunny Queensland. We invite new swimmers to explore our competitive program over the next two weeks. Click here to find out the details and submit your interest
https://goo.gl/Hyokrd

Not sure what it takes to be a competitive synchro swimmer? email Vicki for some guidance sydneysynchroclub@gmail.com

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2017 Australian Nationals – it’s a wrap!

Congratulations to all the Sydney Emeralds who competed at the Hancock Prospecting Australian Open and Age Group Championships over the Easter Long Weekend. In attendance was 15 athletes, 4 coaches, and dozens of family members for support.

The weekend was filled fun, friends, food – and amazing performances from all athletes in the pool. It is hard to fully capture the experience in words so we can only hope these pictures help.

Highlights from the weekend include:

  • Gold: Open Free Team – Sydney Emeralds
  • Gold: Masters Tech Team – Sydney Emeralds
  • Silver: 12 and under Team – Sydney Emeralds
  • 5th place: 13-15 solo – Genevieve
  • 6th place: 13-15 team – Sydney Emeralds

Pam deserves a huge congratulations as she earned a place on the Australian 13-15 National team. She will be attended several camps with swimmers across Australia to train for the 2017 Comen Cup in Portugal this Winter. Full results can be found on the Synchro NSW website COMPETITION AND RESULTS page.

The completion of Nationals means we get to start all over again for next year, and we are so excited. If you or your child is interested in having fun with us 2 or more days per week, and wants to be part of an amazing team experience message our head coach Vicki for more details sydneysynchrocoach@gmail.com or fill out our competitive interest form. Our competitive assessments takes place on the following days (attend as many as you can):

  • Friday April 28th – Cook and Philip Pool 5-7:30pm
  • Saturday April 29th – Monte Sante Angelo Pool 11:30-2:30pm
  • Friday May 5th – Cook and Philip Pool 5-7:30pm
  • Saturday May 6th – Monte Sante Angelo Pool 11:30-2:30pm

Saturday May 6th at 2pm will be parent & swimmer meeting to finalise team, schedules, and review the upcoming 2018 season.