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Halloween Party at KCAC this Saturday!

By |October 29th, 2015|

Come one, come all divers for our Halloween Party at KCAC this Saturday (ages, 8 and Over) from 10-1:00pm. We are having a WORKOUT followed by a bit of Halloween Fun including relays, treats, prizes, apple bobbing and more! We are so excited about having a fun event for divers including everyone from: Bellevue, Kirkland, […]

Diving Tip of the Week: Training the Proper Diving Takeoff Position

By |October 14th, 2015|

While divers are waiting in line for their next turn, they can practice the “squat”, followed by the full “arm-swing” and then a push up with the legs to a “straight position”.

Here’s how:

First, have the diver practice sitting like they are sitting in a chair up against the wall with their arms up.  Have them […]

How Springboard Diving and Gymnastics are Related!

By |July 15th, 2015|

How Diving & Gymnastics Are Related

Many people link the sports of diving and swimming. But in reality, diving and swimming are nothing alike. In fact the only thing the two sports have in common is the pool they share. Divers need not be excellent swimmers, or even know how to swim every stroke. Essentially, all […]

Ilich Marcano and Daniel Matalon at the Mariner’s Game Looking for Felix Hernandez!

By |July 12th, 2015|

Why would Daniel and Ilich be looking for Felix Hernandez, the famous Mariner’s pitcher? Because Felix and Ilich grew up in the same town in Venezuela! Wearing his Venezuela Olympic Jacket from the Olympics in 2012, Ilich is proud of what two home town boys have done in the world of sports and how they both […]

Creating GREAT Front Somersault Action for Diving!

By |July 2nd, 2015|

Great Front Somersaulting action requires that the legs fire first and then the abs as demonstrated in our video. If a standing front somersault is performed, the legs don’t have to fire as rapidly as they do demonstrated in this video. We are striving to get the legs to extend and fire quickly with […]