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Congratulations to our latest Clock Winner!

By Eve Julian | May 21, 2019

Coach Garcia from Wisconsin won the 4-digit SWIMCOUNT at the Central States Coaches Clinic in Oakbrook IL. Congratulations coach! Next time you see us at a clinic, make sure you sign up to win!

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By Eve Julian | May 1, 2019

If you are looking for a new scoreboard, now is the time to buy. IST’s numeric and alphanumeric scoreboards are 20% off! All of our scoreboards come with a 5 year warranty. They are designed to last – the original scoreboard is now 26 years old and still in use. If there is a problem, […] Read More

Which Scoreboard is right for you?

By Eve Julian | April 3, 2019

Not all scoreboards are created equal. There is a vast range in quality, durability, information displayed and price. If you are looking to get a new scoreboard, which one is right for you? Well, like a lot of things, that depends. What to consider before purchasing When you are considering a scoreboard, your first thought […] Read More

Create a NISCA National Dual Meet Entry using MEETWARE

By Eve Julian | March 5, 2019

Have you ever created an entry for the NISCA National Dual Meet program? Have you even heard of it? The NISCA National Dual Meet program ranks and recognizes the top high school dual meet teams from around the country. Teams are grouped into 9 classifications by school population. Create your best dual meet line up […] Read More

Maintaining In-Deck Wiring

By Eve Julian | January 4, 2019

In-deck wiring is great – when it’s working. Unfortunately, because the plates are constantly exposed to water, it requires a lot of maintenance to keep running. Fortunately, IST has an answer – DECKLIGHT. DECKLIGHT is our completely sealed and metal-free in- and on-deck connection system. If you don’t have DECKLIGHT, there are a few things […] Read More

Downloading Workouts From Your Computer to Your Phone

By Eve Julian | November 1, 2018

Our Bluetooth enabled pace clocks are designed to make a coach’s life easier. Enter the set or workout, press start and walk away. The clock will keep the count and time for the set so you can focus on your swimmers and their technique. Phone are small though, and sometimes it is easier to write […] Read More

Check out our new Video Scoreboards!

By Eve Julian | October 17, 2018

Here is a sneak peek of the new VIDEO Scoreboards that we are now selling. This one is 3 cabinets high by 5 cabinets wide (about 5′ x 8.8′) and has 6.25mm pixel spacing. We also offer 3.9mm pixel spacing – which looks like HD!   You can use this scoreboard like a second computer […] Read More

Using IST’s Free Dive Sheet Generator

By Eve Julian | October 2, 2018

For many swim coaches, the rules of diving and creating a dive sheet can be confusing. What’s the difference between voluntary and optional? Why don’t all the letters match the actual position name? What’s with all the rules for 11 dive lists? Fortunately, IST can help with that last question. We provide a free on-line […] Read More

Becoming a Better Coach: More Resources

By Eve Julian | September 4, 2018

In the July blog I talked about several opportunities for Coach Education including professional organizations, clinics and on-line courses. This month we’re going to highlight some other great resources for continuing education for coaches. Social Media Communities If you are on Facebook, you know that there is a lot of information out there, some good, […] Read More

Coach Education Opportunities

By Eve Julian | July 2, 2018

Summertime is a chance for coaches, who are often teachers as well, to rest and recharge. It’s also a great time to brush up on your coaching skills. There are lots of places that you can get information about coaching swimming and diving. Below are just a few. Professional Organizations It is critical to be […] Read More

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