Welcome to Swim Masters Atlanta!

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SAMS (Swim Atlanta Masters Swimming) is serving swimmers in the greater Atlanta area. SAMS is registered as a Georgia LMSC (Local Masters Swim Club) sanctioned by USMS (United States Masters Swimming). SAMS members who are also registered with USMS can compete at local, regional and national meets. Register for USMS here. For news and upcoming events… use the calendar to download entries and registrations as they become available.

For more information or to sign up at Roswell, give Simon or Megan a call at 770-992-1778. Contact Simon

For more information or to sign up at Johns Creek, give Chad a call at 770-622-1735. Contact Chad.

Lawrenceville
2008 Masters Practice Schedule:
Weekdays
5:45 – 7:15 A.M. (all weekdays)
12:00 – 1:00 P.M. (all weekdays)
Saturday
9:00 – 10:30 A.M.

Roswell Masters
2008 Practice Schedule:
Monday-Wednesday-Friday
12:00 – 1:00 P.M.
Tuesday-Thursday
12:00 – 1:00 P.M. or
12:30 – 1:30 P.M.

Johns Creek Masters
2008 Practice Schedule:
Monday through Friday
12:00 – 1:00 P.M.
Sugarloaf Rates (monthly)

The dues are $69.00 per month and you may come to as many or as few workouts as you’d like.
$59.00 per month if Youth enrolled in Age Group Swim Team: see www.swimatlanta.com for Age Group details) Prices subject to change

Roswell Rates

Monthly (MTWTF) – $40.00 (monthly)
Monthly (MTWTF) – $30.00* (monthly)
Annual – $400.00 (yearly)
Annual – $300.00* (yearly)

(*Price for Master swimmer if youth is enrolled in Age Group Swim Team: see www.swimatlanta.com for Age Group details) Prices subject to change

Johns Creek Rates
Monthly (MTWTF) – $40.00 (monthly)
Monthly (MTWTF) – $35.00* (monthly)
Single day – $10.00 (daily)
Annual – $400.00 (yearly)
Annual – $300.00* (yearly)

(*Price for Master swimmer if youth is enrolled in Age Group Swim Team: see www.swimatlanta.com for Age Group details) Prices subject to change

Abilities range from talented beginner to world class. The lanes are designated from slow to fast, so there is room for everyone. Don’t think you’re not good enough… there’s no such thing! In master’s you train with others for your own personal goals. For some it’s fitness. For some it’s competition. For some, it’s just plain fun!

Workouts are as challenging as you like! Come early or stay late for some extra workout time or stroke work.

Participate in open-water events as well as indoor local and regional meets. We are proud to have an ever-growing Triathlete contingent. Develop your aquatic leg here and train with like-minded folk.

Keep posted for upcoming events…

How To Create A Mindful Approach To Life And Relationships

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Many people feel that the direction of their lives is out of their hands. Self help, as opposed to letting someone else help you, can be a wonderful thing. This article will show you the methods of self help that you can employ for successful results.

When it comes to keeping “your world” in order, that should also include your wallet. People place a lot of unnecessary stuff in their wallets that makes finding what you need almost impossible. Try using a smaller wallet to start with. Try keeping it free of garbage you accumulate. Also, go through it regularly to ensure that it remains clean.

Decide whether or not joining a support group is right for you. Joining a support group can be great. Just finding people struggling with the same things you are can be a huge help. On the other hand, if you suffer from something like an eating disorder, a support group probably isn’t the right place for you.

If things get to a place where you cannot handle them, seek help from someone like a therapist. They can help you to cope with your issues by talking them out and coming up with some solutions. It can do you a lot of good to talk to somebody who is not directly involved in your life; it can provide you with a clear perspective.

Exercising regularly is important. Regular exercise not only gets your body healthy and strong but it can also boost your self confidence. People who work out feel a sense of accomplishment afterward and thus tend to be happier afterward. Working out does not mean that you have to work out for hours in the gym. It is as easy as taking a walk.

Ask questions! Whether you are in school or already in the work force, asking questions should be a regular and expected part of our daily lives. Properly formatted and delivered questions clear up the mystery of what is expected of us. They can facilitate our performance and improve our self confidence.

Identify clear goals! Being able to enunciate your goals is one of the first steps to achieving them. Whether your focus is losing weight or learning to sing, you must clearly identify in your mind what they are. By clearly identifying your goals you enhance your chances of achieving them.

If you battle self-consciousness or self-esteem deficits, never overlook the transforming power of an especially sharp outfit. Making an effort to put together a highly polished and “with-it” look can increase one’s confidence the second he or she steps out of the front door. Avoid throwing on just anything before you leave the house; do your self-esteem a great favor and go the extra mile to create a polished look for yourself.

Set realistic goals or you set yourself up for failure. If you are a terribly shy person, do not expect to become a public speaker in thirty days! This will undoubtedly lead to failure which will discourage you from further attempts at personal development. Set reasonable goals you can strive for each and every day to know you are working towards a real finish line in a race that you can actually win!

Be solutions oriented. There are two types of people in the world: those that constantly throw up problems without offering solutions and those that communicate the issues at hand and offer solutions. The latter is who you want to be. Leaders are solutions-oriented. They see the problems just as well as the former, but they don’t stop there. They take the time to develop ways around the issues.

Breaking a complicated or seemingly overwhelming task into smaller pieces can make it much more manageable. Don’t make your goals too broad or vague. Break them down into specific, achievable pieces and work through these in an organized and disciplined fashion. Before long, you’ll look up and realize you’ve climbed that mountain.

Having a plan for your personal development goals can be the difference between success and failure. A plan allows you to take those smaller components of your goal and plot them out, giving you individual successes to celebrate while keeping your eye on the ultimate prize. A plan will also help you get back on track if you happen to fall behind in your goals.

You may experience excess stress when you overreact to difficult situations. Analyze the situation carefully, and deal with the stress. Mistakes are rarely ever fatal. They can be fixed or dealt with. Always look at what you still have instead of what you lost.

Helping oneself is often overlooked as an important factor in one’s growth and development. Taking hold on the reins of your life by employing self help techniques is a great way to positively direct your path. The tips listed in this article will equip you with the knowledge to go about the self help process efficiently and effectively.

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