Feb 262014
Small Heath New Sunday Training Schedule

Sunday’s see a new training schedule at Small Heath on Sunday Afternoon. Full details below, on the calendar on every website page and on our training page .   Development Intermediate Junior Performance Senior Performance 2:30pm to 3:30pm Small Heath Starts & Turns 2:30pm to 3:30 pm Small Heath Land Training 3:30pm to 5pm Small Heath

Feb 252014
Blythe Barracudas Top Club at Junior Invitation Meet

A remarkable 65 swimmers from Blythe Barracudas Swimming Club took to the water last weekend for the Boldmere Junior Invitation Meet held at Stechford Cascades and were rewarded for their efforts with the trophy for Top Visiting Club. This annual event is specifically aimed at up and coming young swimmers aged 8 to 12 and enables the coaches to spot talented swimmers before the team selection takes place for the forthcoming Nuneaton Junior League. For the boys it was 9 year old Harvey Blackhurst who shone, achieving first places in all his 4 races and topping it all by breaking […]

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Feb 042014
Busy Night for Blythe Barracudas Teams!

It was an exceptionally busy weekend for Blythe Barracudas Swimming Club with nearly 90 swimmers racing in 2 galas on the same night. Blythe Barracudas A and B were competing in the all relay Team Races Gala organised by Coventry and District Swimming Association at Coventry pool whilst a fledgling junior team had their debut at the John Neale B Gala organised by Redditch Swimming Club. Both A and B teams had great success at the Team Races Gala picking up 12 medals out of 28 races.  It was 2nd place finishes for the girls 9years 200m freestyle A and […]

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Feb 042014
Blythe finish super second at John Vaughan Trophy Gala

Blythe Barracudas swimmers were on excellent form again this weekend, competing at the John Vaughan Trophy Gala held at Wolverhampton Central Baths. The team put in some outstanding swims against tough opposition to finish in second place overall. The boy’s team clocked up 9 first places with wins for Fraser Blackhurst in the 11years 50m freestyle, Tom O’Hanlon in the 13years 50m butterfly and Jacob Redden in the 11 years 50m breaststroke. The boys relay teams also excelled with success for the 9 year olds in their medley and freestyle races, the 11 year olds in their medley and freestyle […]

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Jan 202014
Blythe Wins Top Visiting Club at the City of Coventry Open Meet

A superb day of swimming led to Blythe Barracudas earning the title of Top Visiting Club at the City of Coventry Swimming Club Open Meet, earning a cheque for £100. Forty six swimmers from the club took part in this highly competitive meet held this weekend at Coventry Leisure Centre 50m pool and many exceptional swims made it an excellent meet for Blythe. For the girls it was 12 year old Scarlett Flynn who excelled winning 4 gold medals and a silver in the 50m butterfly, 200m breaststroke, 50m breaststroke, 100m breaststroke and 50m freestyle. Scarlett’s time of 1.25.97 also […]

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