-No Fear- -No Pain- -No Exceptions- -No Excuses- -No Compromises- ----NO LIMITS---- The Blue Wave Swim Team is a USA Swimming year-round competitive swim team sponsored by Ashburn Village offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for swimmers of all ages and abilities.
No Fear - No Pain - No Exceptions - No Excuses - No Compromises -No Limits-
Mission: To develop extraordinary people through the dedication of mastery in the sport of swimming.
Operating as usual
Happy Birthday Coach Mike!
Did anyone lose their apple watch at The Lakes pool on Monday morning? Coach Jess found it in the parking lot, dead. If you or someone you know is missing their watch please let us know.
First day back in the water! So grateful to be seeing and working with these great people on the team! Excited to be back! #gobluewave #goblue🌊 #bluewaveohana
We count breaths to develop concentration and help us direct our focus where we want it. Just like playing a sport or an instrument, the more we practice, the better we are at concentrating.
We count breathes to develop concentration and help us direct our focus where we want it. Just like playing a sport or an instrument, the more we practice, t...
How do you breathe? Join me as we explore how to breathe like we were born to breathe. Exploring how to breathe with our diaphragm or belly breathe!
How do you breathe? Here we re-learn how to breathe like we were born to breathe. Exploring how to breathe with our diaphram or belly breathe!
We are pleased to share that our team has received a Safe Sport Recognized Club Status! #goblue🌊 #bluewaveohana #safesport
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Here is the link for the trivia game tonight:
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Here is the next episode of Mindfulness with Coach Mike. Enjoy as we become more aware of the breath.
Here we go over breathing mindfully. The breath is such an important part in connecting the mind and body. This is the first in a series of videos exploring ...
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Team Trivia Social: Thursday 7:00pm (60min)
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There is never nothing going on! Attention is your most important commodity in life and the most important place to direct our attention is the here and now. It is a place where seemingly ordinary moments become extraordinary! No ordinary moments.
"Forever is composed of now's." - Emily Dickenson
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There is never nothing going on! Attention is your most important commodity in life and the most important place to direct our attention is the here and now....
Another great Trivia Night last night! Check out the leaderboard. Delongs took top spot again, 2nd week in a row!
Thank you everyone for coming Zooming in and participating! Next week it was requested Sports with an emphasis on swimming!
We just wrapped up a video chat and it sounds like some of the older swimmers are using Pelotons at home. I started riding in early March and it has become a big part of life in the last two months.
I thought it would be fun to get our Blue Wave family in one of the new hashtags. We can encourage each other and send high fives if we are on at the same time. Maybe we’ll get crazy and do a group ride one day.
Join the group and we’ll see where this goes. This is for swimmers and parents. I’ll bet some parents out there could use a high five every now and then.
members.onepeloton.com Join #BlueWaveOnLand on Peloton to join their community and work out with members.
It's time for the next installment of Mindfulness with Coach Mike! We will be exploring an attitude of gratitude. Thank you so much for checking it out!
What is an attititude of gratitude? It is baiscally making a habit to express thankfulness & appreciation in all parts of your life on a regular basis, for b...
Hey BLUE WAVE! Do you like to dance or just want to try something new during this time? Well you are in luck! The best dance studio in the area, Dance King Studios, is offering Dance Date Night Gift of a Virtual Lesson with not just one -- but two instructors -- until Friday May 15th. It is their way to help couples connect, have fun, and learn something new during this time.
I started dancing there this year and from day one it has been one of the best decisions I've made! They are absolutely wonderful. I could go and on about my experience, but it is time for you to try them and have your own. You won't regret it!
Thank you everyone who came out to do the trivia night! The Delongs came in 1st, Bruleys 2nd, and Leurs 3rd
Look forward to next week's games!!
Another article in SwimSwam! Inspiration vs. Motivation. Motivation Is Something You Do to Somebody While Inspiration Is Something You Do for Yourself
swimswam.com "In my time as a coach, athlete, student, human being on this planet I have found that it is our emotional connection to something that motivates us."
As F. Scott Fitzgerald describes. "The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind and still retain the ability to function." Exploring an OPEN Mind in ep 5 of Mindfulness With Coach Mike.
The life skills of seeing & reframing develop children and teenagers capaticities to hold back from jumpicg to conclusions and reflexively making judgment. I...
We have a challenge for you to connect with your teammates with Hands Across BLUE WAVE. See the video instructions. Check your email and the Team's news page for more details!
Let’s see how many of you we can get involved in this.
Let’s go BLUE WAVE! Are you up to the challenge??
Hands Across BLUE WAVE Video Challenge Let’s see how many BLUE WAVEers we can get involved in this and form the longest video chain! Follow the below steps: ...
Coach Gabe going LIVE on Instagram this Friday at 4pm!
When we develop awareness around how our thoughts can affect the body and vise-versa we will have developed almost a super power to allow us to manage our lives. Here I do my best to explore this wonderful connection and review a few ways to connect them. Be like water my friends.
When we develop awareness around how our thoughts can affect the body and vise-versa we will have developed almost a super power to allow us to manage our li...
Something about the power of awareness and how it can be developed by training our minds. Enjoy!
medium.com I have been tapping into the power of my mind since I was a youngling. I grew up with many ailments such as asthma, allergies etc…I missed…
Don’t forget that Coach Mike is going live on Instagram at 4:00 today. That’s in a little less than 30 minutes. He’ll be there to hang out and answer any questions you all can come up with. See you there.
Something we have been sharing with the kids this week during the zoom calls. It is just as important to be a great follower as it is to be a great leader!
http://www.ted.com With help from some surprising footage, Derek Sivers explains how movements really get started. (Hint: it takes two.) TEDTalks is a daily ...
For people needing a little swimming fix. We get it on tv starting tonight.
Episode 3 of Mindfulness With Coach Mike. Here we learn to use our secret trick to settle the glitter in our lives and delve into a bit of meditation. Hopefully at the end you are seeing more clearly and have settled your own glitter.
Meditation doesn’t get rid of the stress in everyday life just like the glitter doesn’t go away when it settles at the bottom of the tube. Even though medita...
Get FASTER Now by training YOUR Brain!
This is a great idea for when it stops raining. Have fun with it BLUE WAVE!
Heute haben wir einen tollen Parcours gezeichnet...super, um u.a. Koordination, Sprungkraft, Grobmotorik, und Beweglichkeit zu trainieren.
Falls ihr bei uns vorbei spaziert: unbedingt genießen! Wenn nicht, dann lässt eure Kreativität walten und zeigt uns eure Trainings!
Thank you, Michele Gambrel, for this awesome idea.
Episode 2 of Mindfulness with Coach Mike! This one we play game called Shake It UP where it may help calm you down when you are feeling overly excited or upset. If anything it might put a smile on your face. Enjoy and any constructive feedback is always welcome! Be like water my friends!
Most of our mental suffering arises when our minds jump around from one subject to another, which is exhausting or when we’re preoccupied with unhappy though...
I received this awhile ago from Katie and it hangs in the office as a reminder to myself and the other coaches how we are there for you! It was great connecting with everyone that hopped on the zoom calls. We are looking forward to this coming week as well. More is coming! Please don't hesitate to reach out! #goblue🌊 #bluewaveohana #bluewaveonland
Something to check out. This is great for the swimmers to view!
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Hey Blue Wave, Coach Jess here! Today for my #bluewaveonland I went on a long walk once the sun came out. What are you all doing to keep moving during this quarantine? Follow and share the hashtag so we can all stay connected.
#socialdistancing #keepmoving @ Ashburn, Virginia
Box breathing can help us all stay calm.
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