Monthly Archives: June 2015

How to Understand the Dive Numbers

By |June 24th, 2015|

How to Understand the Diving Numbers

If you have ever watched a diving event on TV you probably remember hearing the announcer call out a number prior a dive. For example, in the Beijing Olympics you may have heard the announcer say, “Laura Wilkinson performing a 107B forward-three-and-one-half somersaults pike, 3.0.” All those numbers may seem […]

DiveSeattle “Flip” Clinic at Gymnastics Unlimited- FREE!

By |June 22nd, 2015|

This time it’s dry! Wow !
KCAC Diving (Mini) Springboard Diving Workshop for FREE “Flip” Clinic at Gymnastics Unlimited! Dryland Training !
Friday, June 26, 2015
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)
DiveSeattle is hosting a FREE “Flip” clinic followed by the Rock N’ Roll Dive meet at KCAC – Friday, June 26th!

For Summer Divers and High School Divers!

Come join […]

I LOVE TEACHING DIVING LESSONS!

By |June 19th, 2015|

The Love of Lessons!

I have been teaching diving lessons for 25 years now and I still very much enjoy it!
The reasons are many —

• Love the Excitement and Fun!
• Low pressure.
• Allows you to focus on the fundamentals.
• Keeps you “grounded” (Yes, I know you can teach a back arm-stand twister from the 10M Platform — but […]

Jaden and the Dive-A-Thon!

By |June 9th, 2015|

Jaden has really stepped up to the plate (or the 10 meter platform !) in fundraising for the DiveSeattle Dive-A-Thon!

If a diver raises over $500 he/she will receive a complimentary hour long PRIVATE LESSON with DiveSeattle’s Visiting Olympic Coach, Ilich Marcano. Jaden battled his fears and butterflies to speak in front of a group of firemen, because he really […]

The History of Springboard Diving

By |June 7th, 2015|

Origins of Springboard Diving
Though its first semblance appeared in rituals performed by ancient civilizations in the South Pacific in the form of cliff diving, the technical variation that combined gymnastic movements can be traced from as far back as the 17th century with the gymnastic movements in Sweden and Germany. In the summer season gymnasts […]