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Somerset Sizzle to 3rd Place in National County ChampionshipsSomerset Sizzle to 3rd Place in National County Championships This weekend saw the Somerset County swimming team head up to Sheffield to compete in national county championships.
GB Development Camp 2012 - Millfield SchoolGB Development Camp 2012 - Millfield SchoolMillfield School where lucky enough to host the GB development team this week.
Arena League Rd 1Arena League Rd 1Millfield hosted the first round of this year’s Arena league. Millfield had a host of great performances and some fantastic wins.
EPIC Numbers in the POOLEPIC Numbers in the POOLIn all my time at millfield both as a both a swimmer and a coach i have never seen numbers like we had this morning.
PB's all round at the Somerset Development MeetPB's all round at the Somerset Development MeetMillfield Swimming was on fire this weekend at the Somerset Development meet.
Josh Booth Speeds up in the US of AJosh Booth Speeds up in the US of AOM and current national champion starts his racing season in the US in style.
National Times 2013 Out.
Strong Somerset Team annoUnced for 2012 NCTCStrong Somerset Team annoUnced for 2012 NCTCMillfield swimmers will be ready to race for the Somerset team at the upcoming National County Team Championships up in sheffield on the 21st of October.
ESSA Relay Heat ResultsESSA Relay Heat ResultsYesterday Millfield School swimming had it's first swim meet of the season. We all dress up in green and worn our training suit to practise racing hard but racing FAST.
Swimming run up the TOR and back - easy daysSwimming run up the TOR and back - easy daysMillfield swimmers went on a little run this morning, up to the TOR and back again.
Morgyn Peters Returns to SchoolMorgyn Peters Returns to SchoolNew assistant coach Caitlin Geary conducts an interview with Paralympain Morgyn Peters:This summer was an exciting one for Great Britain as London played host to the 2012 Olympics. Veterans returned to the games for another shot at glory while rookies soaked up the energy for the first time, among them, our very own Morgyn Peters.
*****Change to Training Schedule**********Change to Training Schedule*****Please note that we have made a change to the schedule this week.
British Military Fitness comes to Millfield SchoolBritish Military Fitness comes to Millfield SchoolOver the last week and continuing into this week we have had British Military Fitness come in and whip the squad into shape.
Peters Performs at ParalympicsPeters Performs at ParalympicsMorgyn Peters proved himself as a senior athlete on Friday where he finished 5th in the s9 100m backstroke at the 2012 Paralympic Games.
Knight Set to Compete in EJOWKnight Set to Compete in EJOW Joel Knight and head coach, Jol Finck, are currently in Turkey about to compete in the European Junior Open Water event.
Millfield Find Fine Form at European Junior Championships.Millfield Find Fine Form at European Junior Championships. James Guy and Joel Knight have spent the last week competing at the 2012 European Junior Championships in Antwerp.
EJ Update: JIMBO Comes 3rd in British Record Time!!!!EJ Update: JIMBO Comes 3rd in British Record Time!!!! James Guy has just come 3rd at the European Junior Swimming Championships in the 400m freestyle.
Joel Knight Carries Olympic FlameJoel Knight Carries Olympic FlameYesterday was a special today not only for Millfield swimming but also for international swimmer, Joel Knight.
Clare Blackwell Ironman UpdateClare Blackwell Ironman UpdateAs some of you may be aware Clare was involved in accident during the Nice Ironman(see below).
Regional Age Groups - Millfield Fire Up on First WeekendRegional Age Groups - Millfield Fire Up on First WeekendThis weekend was the first weekend of the regional age groups championships.
Athletes Plank for 9 MinutesAthletes Plank for 9 MinutesIn a competitive Friday morning dryland session 6 individuals managed to plank for 9 minute.
June Half Term ScheduleJune Half Term SchedulePlease the schedule for half term training below. Make sure your at the sessions 10 mintues before the outlined start times.
Pippa to become an Auburn WAR EAGLEPippa to become an Auburn WAR EAGLECongratulations to Pippa Cochran on signing with one of the top swim programmes in the US.
Millfield Prep Send Record Number to RegionalsMillfield Prep Send Record Number to Regionals This year is a recording breaking year for Millfield Prep School swimming sqaud as they have managed to send 25 swimmers to the regional championhips for the first time.
Millfield Prep Win IAPS for the 27 Year in RowMillfield Prep Win IAPS for the 27 Year in RowOn Saturday 19th May 14 Boys and 16 Girls travelled to Crawley for the National IAPS swimming finals.
Swimmer Kick Boom in Record Breaking StyleSwimmer Kick Boom in Record Breaking StyleMillfield swimmers tonight succeeded in breaking the "kick the boom" record.
Coaches Carry the Olympic FlameCoaches Carry the Olympic Flame After training this morning we had the London 2012 torch carrying committe in the foyer.
Joel Knight Returns for IsraelJoel Knight Returns form IsraelJoel Knight returns from his senior trip in Israel. He competed in the European senior open water series.
Drag Morning at Millfield.
Joel Knight Competes in the Red Sea in IsraelJoel Knight Competes in the Red Sea in IsraelJoel was swimming in the first round of the LEN European Cup in Eilat, Israel today (Friday 18th of May).
Dan Liu Wins 2 Golds at UK Schools GamesDan Liu Wins 2 Golds at UK Schools GamesA massive well done to Daniel Liu on his 2 golds at the UK school games.
Daniel Liu makes International Debut.Daniel Liu makes International Debut. Today (Wednesday 9th of May) will see Daniel Liu make is international debut for the England schools team at the UK school games.
Millfield Power Up in PlymouthMillfield Power Up in PlymouthOver the course of the bank holiday weekend Millfield where at the ASA south west regional championships which were held in Plymouth for the first time.
Clare and Euan Vs IRONMANClare and Euan Vs IRONMANCoach Clare and Euan will be competing in the Nice, France Ironman, 24th of June 2012.
***Changes to Training Schedule***.
Ian Powell Leaves the Sport in Superb Style at Arena League FinalIan Powell Leaves the Sport in Superb Style at Arena League Final Millfield had a great day out at the 43rd national league final in Sheffield on Sunday.
Changes to Easter Training Schedule.
Alex Allen National Champion for the 2nd Year in a RowAlex Allen National Champion for the 2nd Year in a RowA massive congratulations to the millfield swim crew competing at the national biathlon championships in crystal place this weekend.
Training Schedule Last Two Weeks of Term !!!Training Schedule Last Two Weeks of Term !!!The last two weeks of term training schedule is ready for distribution.
Millfield's 32 Man PlankMillfield's 32 Man PlankCheck out the video of Millfield's 32 man plank that happened at dryland training today.
Training Schedule W.C. 12th MarchTraining Schedule W.C. 12th MarchThe Training schedule for next week is ready. We will be running a 3 week cycle in the lead up to the end of term.
Olympic Trials Update-Millfield ROCKING!!!!!Olympic Trials Update-Millfield ROCKING!!!!!Millfield swimming have been at the London Aquatics centre for the last 7 days at the 2012 Olympic swimming trials.
ARENA LEAGUE FINAL TEAMARENA LEAGUE FINAL TEAMThe mighty Millfield team has been selected for the upcoming Arena league final.
Maclean back in the Magic of MillfieldMaclean back in the Magic of MillfieldAli Maclean has returned from the worldful world of Hawaii. To check the reaction of the kids when he walked on poolside mid way through a set click on the link:Ali Maclean returns.
Training Update.....March 2012.
Swim Camp, one word AWESOME!!!!Swim Camp, one word AWESOME!!!!Over the half term break Millfield Swimming was hard at work entertaining external kids from around the world.
Swimmers in School NewspaperSwimmers in School NewspaperMillfield swimming featured highly in the latest addition of the internal school newspaper the Millfield Voice.
Half Term Training ScheduleHalf Term Training ScheduleThe half term training schedule is ready for distribution. Check out the link below for the plan.
Coach Spends the Day in ScotlandCoach Spends the Day in ScotlandCoach delivers workshop in sunny Scotland. Acting on behalf of the inspiring “Champions in Schools” project coach Dale spent yesterday given talks to his local school based around goal setting, healthy lifestyles and winning attitudes.
Millfield Dominate Relays at Zonal ChampionshipsMillfield Dominate Relays at Zonal ChampionshipsMillfield swimming was hosting the Zonal Championships at are 50m facility this weekend.
OM Tristan Slater is Making Waves in the USAOM Tristan Slater is Making Waves in the USAOM (2011) Tristan Slater is making an impact in the USA through his collage programme in Tennessee.
Confident Start to LC Season in CardiffConfident Start to LC Season in CardiffMillfield swimming had a great weekend at the Exeter swimming open meet in Cardiff.
Arena League Final UPDATE!!!!Arena League Final UPDATE!!!!Millfield swimming is proud to announce that we will compete in the national league final on the 22nd of April 2012.
Records Smashed as Swimmers Sizzle in BelgiumRecords Smashed as Swimmers Sizzle in BelgiumMillfield swimming was represented in the form of Dani Lowe and Joel Knight at the recent Flander Cup.
Sping Term Week 1 Training ScheduleSping Term Week 1 Training ScheduleThe sessions plan for the first week of term will follow the normal structure. Monday AM will be dryland only 6.20-7.50 on the shelf.
Holiday Training ****UPDATE****Holiday Training ****UPDATE****Friday the 6th of Jan 2012 has changed venue. Instead of being at the senior school 4-6pm it will be at the prep school.
Christmas Training Schedule.
Records Smashed at South West ChampsRecords Smashed at South West ChampsThis weekend saw Millfield competing at the South West Youth SC Championships.
Millfield Secure National Schools TitleMillfield Secure National Schools TitleOn Saturday the 26th of November Millfield Swimming headed down to Southampton for the ESSA relays Championships.
Stomping return to Stockport for Millfield SchoolStomping return to Stockport for Millfield SchoolMillfield spent the exeat weekend up in Stockport racing against some of the top team for around the country.
Jol Finck awarded Role within British SwimmingJol Finck awarded Role within British SwimmingOur inspirational head coach, Jol Finck has been awarded a position within British Swimming.
Millfield out Classesâ€™ Competition at Arena League round two.Millfield out Classes’ Competition at Arena League round two.Once again Millfield produced an outstanding display of team swimming at this weekend’s Arena League .
Millfield Prep Smash Records at Tiverton Sparkler MeetMillfield Prep Smash Records at Tiverton Sparkler MeetCongratulation to all involved at the Tiverton Sparkler meet.
Big Saturday 5/11/2011Big Saturday 5/11/2011Big Saturday created some epic moments this morning. The distance set was 12,000m long and started at 5am, swimming half the channel before school started.
Bring a Friend to Friday Dryland TrainingBring a Friend to Friday Dryland TrainingThis Friday morning was very exciting for the swim squad.
Millfield help Somerset Succeed at the National County ChampionshipsMillfield help Somerset Succeed at the National County ChampionshipsThis weekend saw the following swimmers, Tom Gabb, George Mather, Josh Booth, James Guy, Tom Bielich, Joe Poynter, Joel Knight, James Peek, Dan Liu, Philippa Cochran, Georgina Allin, Hannah Smith and Evie Edwards representing Somerset at the national inter-county at Sheffield.
Banks Front Page of the NewspaperBanks Front Page of the NewspaperMillfield swimming had a large spread in the Millfield school newspaper, The Millfield Voice.
Fantastic First round for Millfield at Arena LeagueFantastic First round for Millfield at Arena LeagueThis weekend just passed was the opening round of the National Arena League.
Elliot Boon Crowned Socks for Saturdays ChampionElliot Boon Crowned Socks for Saturdays Champion“Socks for Saturday” is back and bigger than ever.
Red Team Runs their Dominance into their Second YearRed Team Runs their Dominance into their Second YearAnother great night of racing for the Millfield swim squad.
Training UpdateTraining UpdatePlease note that there will not be any swimming on Friday the 23rd of Sep in the morning.
**Week 4 Schedule Available**.
Week 3 Schedule now AvailableWeek 3 Schedule now AvailableWe have the week 3 schedule available. Please make sure you are at the session at least 10 minutes before the stated start time.
Millfield represent at the Commonwealth Youth GamesMillfield represent at the Commonwealth Youth GamesHead coach Jol Finck, Josh Booth and Tom Bielich are currently in the Isle of Man for the Commonwealth Youth Games.
Millfield storm to summer success at National Youth ChampsMillfield storm to summer success at National Youth ChampsWhat a national youth championships Millfield had winning 5 gilds, 3 silvers and 3 bronze medals.
Early season promise for Booth at Knight at UK School GamesEarly season promise for Booth at Knight at UK School GamesMillfield swimming had both Josh Booth and Joel Knight competing for the England Schools South team and the UK School Games this weekend in Sheffield.
**Holiday Training Update**.
Joel Knight EYOF ChampionJoel Knight EYOF ChampionJoel Knight who began his Millfield career at the prep school at aged 11 as become European Youth Olympic 1500m Freestyle Champion.
***HOLIDAY TRAININIG UPDATE******HOLIDAY TRAININIG UPDATE***Due to maintenance at the senior school pool all planned holiday training will be conducted at the prep school pool until further notice.
Joel Knight Departs for European Youth OlympicsJoel Knight Departs for European Youth OlympicsJoel looks primed and ready to go and he sets off for the Turkish sunshine to compete in the Youth Olympics.
MIllfield Fire Up with Golden Start at Nartional Age ChampsMIllfield Fire Up with Golden Start at Nartional Age ChampsMedal SummaryGoldRio Kurihara 200m BreaststrokeRio Kurihara 100m BreaststrokeRio Kurihara 200m IMRio Kurihara 400m IMRio Kurihara 100m Fly Silver Dan Liu 200m IMKitty Snaydon 200m Breaststroke BronzeDan Liu 100m BreaststrokeDan Liu 400m IMDan Liu 100m Fly Day 5The last day of the meet is where the tough come to race and the weak surrender their chances of success.
Millfield Swim Camp VideoMillfield Swim Camp VideoDuring the easter holidays Millfield Swimming managed to hold its first ever Swim Camp.
Millfield Continue Fine Form at ASA South West Age Regional ChampsMillfield Continue Fine Form at ASA South West Age Regional ChampsFirst event up for the Millfield massive was the girls the 200m Freestyle.
Majorca 2011 Swim Camp of Champions - Updated***********Majorca 2011 Swim Camp of Champions - Updated***********The first couple of days of the 2011 Majorca National age and youth preparation camp have been fantastic!!!! After a recovery session on Wednesday to get over the travel and the flight the kids have been on fire in the pool.
Joel Knights First GB Open Water ExperienceJoel Knights First GB Open Water ExperienceWe are delighted to say that Joel Knight has taken the time out of his busy post GCSE work placement programme to give us a delighted account of his first GB Open Water experience.........From June 3-12 I took part in a GB Open Water camp in France. The camp involved 18 British swimmers (7 English, 8 Scottish, 3 welsh) boys and girls, all who competed in two 5km open water races and a 6 day outdoor training camp.The first race was a 2 hour bus journey from Paris Orly airport in the town of Montargis where we stayed Friday and Saturday night.
First Weekend Success for Millfield at the ASA South West Age ChampsFirst Weekend Success for Millfield at the ASA South West Age ChampsDay one of the South West Age Group Championships and the first senior swimmer up was Cameron Kurle in the 400m Freestyle.
Millfield Meet of Legends 2011Millfield Meet of Legends 2011Millfield swimming would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who was involved in the Meet of Legends this past weekend.
Millfield Prep win the IAPS Championships for the 26th year in a row!!!!Millfield Prep win the IAPS Championships for the 26th year in a row!!!!Millfield Prep went to Crawley last Saturday to compete in the IAPS National Swimming Championships.
Release the BeastRelease the BeastJoel Knight, James Guy and Nick Lowe completed a set of 5x1000m (descend 1-5 LC) on Thursday evening.
ASA South West Regional Youth Championships 2011ASA South West Regional Youth Championships 2011Saturday 30/4/11 - Day 1: After the delights of the Royal Wedding on Friday the 29th of April, Millfield swimming headed into a three day competition held at the school pool.
Millfield Swim Camp Hailed a Huge SuccessMillfield Swim Camp Hailed a Huge SuccessThe Millfield swim camp was hailed a huge success by everyone involved.
Swimmer's WISE - UP in DublinSwimmer's WISE - UP in DublinMillfield managed to put 4 swimmers on the English schools swim team for the WISE international which was held in Dublin last weekend – 26th of March.
County Records fall at British Gas Somerset ASA ChampionshipsCounty Records fall at British Gas Somerset ASA ChampionshipsMillfield swimmers produced excellent performances at the British Gas Somerset ASA County Championships earlier this month as every competitor set at least one personal best.Sophie Allin was in sensational form as she broke the Womens 200m Individual Medley Championship record by three seconds on her way to securing the gold medal.Her time of 2.17.49 means that she has qualified for the National Swimming Championships which take place in July.Her younger sister Georgina also set a new record as she cruised to victory in the 50m Freestyle event-26.84 seconds.Stephie Clutterbuck was also on fire with a county record for both junior and senior girls with a time of 2.14.91 in the 200m Backstroke.There was more success for Millfield as Joshua Booth won both the Mens 200m Freestyle and Individual Medley.
British Championships 2011 - Dominated!!!British Championships 2011 - Dominated!!!Day 8: The last day of the British Champs and it was medley day again for Millfield.
Rob Returns and Swimmers make ShapesRob Returns and Swimmers make ShapesMillfield swimmers decided to congratulate coach Rob Tweddle in a special way this evening.
Stateside - Millfield Magic for FSU at ACC ChampionshipsStateside - Millfield Magic for FSU at ACC ChampionshipsOM's Rob Holderness and Matt Shead were in fine form as they represented Flordia State University (FSU) this weekend at the ACC Conference Championships.
Tweddle to Tackle Everest - UpdatesTweddle to Tackle Everest - UpdatesUpdate 2 - 16/02Rob is currently sat in 8 inches of snow as he updates us!! Although he did outline that during his climb yesterday there was a heat wave and he managed to catch a wee bit of a tan-that is going to look good when he shaves his beard off!! Due to the weather yesterday all flights were cancelled and they managed to get a helicopter trip to where they needed to be – tan and helicopter trip in one day sounds like a good deal to me!! Keep it going Rob.Update 1 – 13/02Rob as informed us that he made it safe and sound.
Half Term Training Schedule.
Stomping our Way to Stockport SuccessStomping our Way to Stockport SuccessMillfield School headed up to Stockport for the day to compete in the Annual English Schools Swimming Team Championships. Millfield had qualified for all twelve of the events and achieved the following results:First Place:Juniors Boys Freestyle Relay (Rio Kurihara, Ben King, Calum Eley, Kristain Sharp)Junior Boys Medley Relay (Tom Gabb, Calum Eley, Rio Kurihara, Kristain Sharp)Junior Girls Freestyle Relay (Clare Fowlie, Anna Pang, Ebrina Koster, Sarah Lidbetter)Intermediate Boys Freestyle Relay (James Peek, James Guy, Joe Poynter, Joel Knight)Second PlaceJunior Girls Medley Relay (Hannah Smith, Freya Dinegans, Clare Fowlie, Anna Pang)Intermediate Boys Medley Relay (Josh Booth, Joe Poynter, James Guy, James Peek)Senior Girls Freestyle Relay (Lucy Titchin, Stephie Clutterbuck, Sophie Teasdale, Ellis Jackson)Senior Girls Medley Relay (Stephie Clutterbuck, Pipa Cochran, Ellis Jackson, Lucy Titchin)Senior Boys Medley Relay (Bobby East, Tristan Slater, Michael Thomson, Merlin Rotermund)Third Place Senior Boys Freestyle Relay (Tristan Slater, Booby East, Merlin Rotermund, Michael Thomson)Fourth PlaceIntermediate Girls Freestyle Relay (Evie Edwards, Katie Savage, Vidya Sondhi , Georgina Allin)Intermediate Girls Medley Relay (Evie Edwards, Vidya Sondhi , Georgina Allin, Katie Savage)Millfield swimming staff would like to commend the team on their conduct throughout the day.
Majestic Millfield Show Power at the PalaceMajestic Millfield Show Power at the Palace This was the first time the Zonal Championships, a new initiative by the ASA, had been held.
Charismatic Cranfield on TV & RadioCharismatic Cranfield on TV & Radio Jo-Jo Cranfield is one of Britain’s 2012 Paralympics hopefuls and is currently in a dispute with respect to the future of her disability allowance.
Millfield Exceptional at Exeter MeetMillfield Exceptional at Exeter MeetSenior School: Millfield headed to Cardiff this weekend to swim at the Exeter Open Meet.
Millfield Swimmers Selected on County Development DaysMillfield Swimmers Selected on County Development Days The Millfield swimming staff would like to congratulate the following swimmers on their selection onto the Somerset County Development Days - Thomas “Gabbla” Gabb (Prep), Harry Moore (Prep), India Morland (prep), Kitty Snaydon (prep), Cameron Kurle, Samuel Carnell, Caitlin Brown, Vidya Sondhi.
Millfield Swimmers Baffle at Biathlon ChampionshipsMillfield Swimmers Baffle at Biathlon ChampionshipsFour of Millfield swimmers went to the regional biathlon championships this weekend.
Burning it up at the Burns Open!Burning it up at the Burns Open!On January 15th and 16th Millfield took 18 swimmers up to Sheffield to compete in the Burns Open Meet. Coming off some hard training over the break most swimmers did not expect to be at their best, but the whole group came up ready to race and to swim fast! Something which they accomplished decisively. Overall, Millfield swimmers picked up 11 medals – quite an achievement considering the tough competition they were up against including the likes of Liam Tancock and Rebecca Adlington. Three more swimmers picked up British Championship qualifying times – James Peek and Clare Fowlie in the 50 free and Philippa Cochran in the 50 and 100 breaststrokes. Congratulations to everyone who competed and represented Millfield to such a high standard!Check out a full list of Millfield's results here.
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