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RTW Monson British championship triumph
11th August 2017

RTW Monson British championship triumph

RTW Monson took eight athletes to this year's British Championships held in Sheffield.Women's captain Annabel Guye-Johnson led the team with three...

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  • RTW Monson British championship triumph

    RTW Monson British championship triumph

    11th August 2017

    RTW Monson took eight athletes to this year's British Championships held in Sheffield. Women's captain Annabel Guye-Johnson led the team with three silver medals in the 17/18-year-old 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke events. Annabel's 100m breaststroke was especially exciting, with a finishing time of 1:08.49, which put her in the top five in the world for her age group. Jemimah Berkeley had a fantastic championship meet coming second in the 50m and 100m breaststroke events for the 13/14-year-old age group category, and also finished 4th in the 200m event just outside the medals. In the same age group category, Anna Leman snatched two bronze medals in the same events, and finished just outside the medals in sixth place in the 200m breaststroke. Stephanie Andrews had a solid performance in the 50m breaststroke for the 16 year old age group category, finishing in 16th place. Tom Leman continued the breaststroke theme, winning a bronze medal in the 200m breaststroke...

  • RTW Monson Swimming Club Finish Season On A High

    11th August 2017

    RTW Monson took six athletes to Swim England’s Summer National Meet, held at Sheffield's Ponds Forge International pool. Caitlin Fearon was the first swimmer to participate at the meet, racing in the 400m individual medley, finishing just outside the final, in 11th place overall in the 17...

  • RTW MONSON MAKE WAVES AT SOUTH EAST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

    RTW MONSON MAKE WAVES AT SOUTH EAST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

    4th June 2017

     Over this past weekend, RTW Monson Swimming Club attended the second weekend of the 2017 South East Regional Championship.  Jemimah Berkeley led the team with two dominant gold medals in the 100m and 200m 13 Years age group, breaststroke events. This ranks her 2nd fastest in...

  • Monson shine at IAPS

    Monson shine at IAPS

    4th June 2017

    Some of our rising Monson stars were in action at the start of May in the IAPS (Incorporated Association of Preparatory Schools) gala representing their respective schools. Lucy Andrews swam the 50m Freestyle representing Holmewood house. Constance Arnell (25m Fly) Izzie Mercer (25m Fly)...

  • More success for Jemima

    More success for Jemima

    31st May 2017

    Following recent selection to attend the DSS GB Training Camp in Nottingham on April 29 & 30, Jemima Rudd Jones has clocked up four more qualifying times for the European Championships in Paris in October. With four months left of the qualifying window, this brings her current qualifying...

  • SE Regionals - U14s off to a flying start

    SE Regionals - U14s off to a flying start

    25th May 2017

    Last weekend Monson attended the first weekend of the South East Regional Championships for the 14/U age category in Crawley. After the first weekend of competition Monson have come away with three medals and a South East Region Record! The first medal came from Hannah Lambert who...

  • SE Regionals - Monson bring home huge medal haul

    SE Regionals - Monson bring home huge medal haul

    15th May 2017

    Over the bank holiday weekend Monson took a team of 10 athletes to High Wycombe to participate in the 2017 South East Regional Championships. We came away with four golds, three silvers, and 8 bronze medals. Thomas Leman swept the breaststroke events, winning the 50m, 100m, and 200m events,...

  • RTW Monson - heading for the International Stage

    30th April 2017

    RTW Monson attended the British Championships in Sheffield on the 17th - 23rd April. Monson sent 4 athletes to the Championships. Jemimah Berkeley and Stephanie Andrews both raced in the 50m breaststroke, Caitlin Fearon competed in the 200m freestyle, and Annabel Guye-Johnson raced the 50m,...

  • RTW kick off their Diddy League in style

    RTW kick off their Diddy League in style

    25th April 2017

    RTW Monson's younger swimmers were out in force on Sunday 23rd April taking part in the National Junior Swimming League. This was the first of three rounds in the annual event. Monson's first round kicked off in Basildon with Monson coming a credible 4th out of 8 teams. Monson showed their...

  • Busy weekend ahead for Monson

    1st March 2017

    A busy weekend is approaching for our swimmers: Lilly Barwick will be taking part in the Kent Development Camp, Annabel will be in Marseilles with British Swimming and our relay teams will be at the Kent relays at the LAC.  Good luck to everyone, swim fast!! ...

  • Week 4 Kent Championships Report

    Week 4 Kent Championships Report

    13th February 2017

    RTW Monson Attended the London Aquatics Centre on over the 11th and 12th February. In session 13, the boys swam the 200m IM and 50m butterfly. Leading the way was Andre Strydom who won the 15 years age group, and Kody Bradbury came away with a bronze in the 14 years age group category....

  • Week 3 Kent Championships Report

    Week 3 Kent Championships Report

    7th February 2017

    RTW Monson went into week three of the Kent County Championships in a period of heavy training and turned out some fantastic swims. Out of 56 swims throughout the weekend, we had 47 personal bests (84%), and some real eye opening swims. Sessions 9 went off with some breakout swims. Jemimah...

  • Week 2 Kent Championships Report

    6th February 2017

    Week two of the 2017 Kent Championships saw 55 swims from Monson Swimmers, of which, we had an 80% personal best rate. On day one, Kody Bradbury got us off to a great start with a bronze in a closely fought 100m butterfly. Up next was Izzy Mercer who came 4th in the 200m freestyle. ...

  • Week 1 Kent County Championships Report

    Week 1 Kent County Championships Report

    28th January 2017

    RTW Monson got off to a flying start at the 2017 Kent County Championships. Every single boy, in every single swim, did a long course personal best. Throughout the team, 89% of our swims were personal bests, or within 2% of their best time. One thing was evident as the distance sessions...

  • Winter Regionals success for Annabel

    Winter Regionals success for Annabel

    7th November 2016

    Monson had a great weekend at the Winter Regionals and the EDSC Fireworks Meet with multiple medals being won across the board, and more...a full report will follow however congratulations go to Annabel Guye-Johnson for winning Gold in both 50m and 100m Breaststroke making her the Open and Junior...

  • Winter Regionals Entrants

    21st October 2016

    The Club is delighted to confirm 10 of our swimmers will be taking part in next month’s South East Winter Regional Championships in Portsmouth: James Beale Jemimah Berkeley Mia Burns Madeleine Burton Caitlin Fearon Annabel Guye- Johnson Natasha Hamilton-Walker Hannah Lambert Anna Leman...

  • Somerhill Sessions update - w/c 24th Oct 2016

    21st October 2016

    Further to the notice in the last newsletter about the unavoidable closure of the pool at Somerhill during the week commencing 24 Oct, we are pleased to advise the following sessions will be running as replacements: Bronze: Extended session on Monday 24th October, 7.00-8.20pm at Tunbridge...

  • EDSC Fireworks Meet accepted entries

    21st October 2016

    The accepted entries list for the EDSC Fireworks Meet on 5th & 6th November can be viewed here. ...

  • New Competitive Club Squad Sessions

    15th October 2016

    We are delighted to announce that our competitive club squad now trains 3 times a week, for swimmers of Age Group/Youth Development Elite age wishing to train and compete, but with fewer sessions per week.  Training is well structured and a high level of discipline is expected within this...

  • Kent Championships 2017

    13th September 2016

    Details of the 2017 Kent Championships are now available.  You can find the Licensed Conditions and the Event Details and Qualifying Times on the Kent Championships section of the website.  The qualifying window is 1 Jan 2016 - 10 Jan 2017 and ages are at 31 December 2017.  Details...

  • Gold & Platinum Sat am Session Change Sept 2016

    2nd September 2016

    Gold & Platinum Saturday morning sessions will be at St John's / Tunbridge Wells 07.00-08.30 through to the end of September (and not at Somerhill). ...

  • More Gold for Monson at the Summer Championships

    15th August 2016

    RTW Monson Swimming Club attended the 2016 ASA Summer Championships in Sheffield. After a fantastic performance by the Monson athletes at the British Championships, coming away with multiple medalists, they headed the Summer Championships with momentum behind them. Madeleine Burton had a great...

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  • Monson strike Gold at the British Nationals

    Monson strike Gold at the British Nationals

    9th August 2016

    Four of our Age Group swimmers travelled to Sheffield recently for the British Summer Championships. The event, held over 6 days, pits the best 24 swimmers in each age group against each other, with heats in the morning and finals in the evening. The club is delighted that Monson once again showed...

  • New Head Coach Announcement

    13th June 2016

    The Committee are delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Morley as the new Head Coach of RTW Monson. Simon is presently the Assistant Head Coach at City of Cambridge Swimming club and Head Coach at Cambridge University. Simon told the Committee, "I am delighted to be appointed as the...

  • Summer Family Fun Day - Sat 16th July

    Summer Family Fun Day - Sat 16th July

    10th June 2016

    Come along to our Summer Family Fun Day on Saturday 16th July from 2pm at the Tonbridge School Centre.  Tickets cost Ł10 and will be available from the week commencing 13th June (details of where and when you can get your tickets to be advised).  See the poster for details  ...

  • Monson go for Gold at the SER Championships

    27th May 2016

    Twenty of Monson’s under 15 swimmers travelled to Crawley for the first weekend of the South East Region Swimming Championships. Competing against some of the toughest competition in the region, Monson swimmers broke two regional records on route to 4 golds and 3 bronze medals. ...

  • Changes to sessions from 28th May - 26th June 2016

    25th May 2016

    Please note the following changes to sessions: Saturday 28th May  No training for Bronze, Silver Gold or Platinum at Somerhill/St Johns   Wednesday 1st June  LC Training at Charlton Lido 12.00-2.00 (attendance must be booked with Simon) No training for Platinum in the evening...

  • Open Water events

    Open Water events

    16th May 2016

    Swimmers interested in taking part in open water events are invited to head to the Kent ASA website where you will find details about no fewer than 3 events taking place soon. The 2016 KCASA Open Water Championships on Sat 25 June comprise a 2km sea swim at Dover Harbour and also a 1km swim...

  • Youth Regionals success for Tasha Hamilton-Walker & Annabel Guye-Johnson

    Youth Regionals success for Tasha Hamilton-Walker & Annabel Guye-Johnson

    12th May 2016

    Guye-Johnson continues success at South East Regional Youth Championship /Hamilton-Walker smashes debut meet A seven-strong youth team from RTW Monson SC travelled to Portsmouth to compete in the South East Regional Youth Championships Some of the swimmers were looking on improving times for...

  • Bracknell & Wokingham Level 3 Open Meet

    Bracknell & Wokingham Level 3 Open Meet

    27th April 2016

    Monson swimmers travelled to Aldershot for the Bracknell and Wokingham level 3 Open Meet. The event, which is becoming a firm favourite in the club’s calendar, is an ideal opportunity for younger swimmers to gain experience competing in a 50m ‘long course’ pool. The 43 swimmers, aged from 9...

  • Land Training update

    27th April 2016

    We are pleased to advise that sessions have now been confirmed for the following dates: Wednesday 4 May - 18.15 - 19.15 - Bootcamp outside Wednesday 11 May - 18.15 - 19.15 - Bootcamp outside Wednesday 18 May - 18.15 - 19.15 - Strength yoga outside Wednesday 25 May - 18.15 - 19.15 - Strength...

  • Swim Wales Summer Open

    22nd April 2016

    If you or your swimmer aren't targeting the English or British Nationals this summer then you might want to consider the Swim Wales Summer Open. Quite a few of our swimmers have attended in recent years with very positive feedback. The qualifying times are more achievable than many might...

  • Easter Camp

    21st April 2016

    The Residential camp saw 36 swimmers from the Academy squads thoroughly enjoy three days at Tonbridge Boys School. The Camp started with a gruelling boot campsession, two hours in the pool and finished off with a fantastic presentation on nutrition and hydration by one of our very own parents,...

  • Good luck to Annabel at the British Championships

    10th April 2016

    Good luck to Annabel Guye-Johnson who will be taking part in British Swimming Championships in Glasgow this week.  ...

  • Happy Easter

    Happy Easter

    24th March 2016

    Happy Easter! Have a good Easter break, there will be changes to training over Easter, please refer to the newsletter. ...

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