The Maccabiah Venue: Wingate Institute Pool – South of Netanya 10 lane, indoor 50m pool with warm down pools.
Junior/Open meet 4 day meet – Morning Heats Evening Finals 5/3 rule Only 8 finalists B finals if there are enough swimmers The Maccabiah
Day 1: 100 Fs, 200 Brs, 200 Bk, 200 Fly Day 2: 100 Fly, 200 Fs, 400 IM, 4 x 100 Fs Day 3: 100 Bk, 400 Fs, 100 Brs, 4 x 200 Fs Day 4: 200 IM, 50 Fs, 1500/800, 4 x 100 Med Swimming is recognised as one of the highest standard competitions at the Games The Maccabiah
Masters Swimming Wingate Institute Timed finals 4 sessions over 3 days 50 to 400 fs 50/100 in form-strokes 200m Ind-Medley 2013 – Israeli Nationals The Maccabiah
The Maccabiah Each country sets its own criteria Historically, Australian team selection has been based on times – a set standard from a chosen State or National event For 2017 the NSC will use a hybrid of times, achievement and other factors to fit with the NSC’s goals for the 2017 swimming team…..
NSC Goals for the 2017 Maccabiah Swimming Team: To ensure that the best Jewish Swimmers in Australia can/will attend To support all swimmers toward qualification To support all swimmers and families with their financial preparations To field relay teams in each age division (Open men, Open Women, Boys, Girls) To build on the management/coaching structure from 2013 with a view to providing better/more comprehensive support for the swimmers in Israel. The Maccabiah
In 2013 the base cost for a Maccabiah athlete was $10,000 – for 2017 it could be up to $11,000 Covered: Airfares, Accomodation, Food, Team Uniform, Pre and Post camp Tours, Maccabiah Accreditation including competition entries etc. Travel could be opted out. Not covered: Souvenirs, personal trips, extra food, other personal expenses. This was just the base cost. Every sport will have additional costs: The Maccabiah
Competition strip (uniform) Coach/Coaches Support Staff - Myotherapist Pre-Games development and support Additional team costs in Israel These costs could be up to an extra $1000 per swimmer. However, in 2013 this was covered through fundraising…. The Maccabiah
Fundraising Swimathon Other team events Local fundraising – Melb/Syd Personal fundraising: – Team Handbook – ASF – Swimathon – Other The Maccabiah
Cannot compare, never look back, no need to second guess Commitment takes on two main responsibilities: i)Commitment to training – both by the swimmer and the parent ii)Commitment to fundraising/creating a financial plan for the Maccabiah The Maccabiah