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Friday, June 4

Coaches Seminar

1:00 PM Mentor Coaches and Staff Arrive; Walk-through
6:00 PM Coaches-only Round Table Discussion, Featuring Mentor Coaches:
Gary Hall, Sr.
Frank Marcinkowski
Ron Marcikic
Laureen Welting
Kerry O’Brien
Tom Boak
Mickey Murad
Matt Macedo
 8:00 PM
Discuss Saturday’s Rotation, Job Descriptions and Responsibility

 


Saturday, June 5

Pool Swimming Clinic

7:00-7:45 Check-In
8:00-8:10 Introduction of Coaches and General Information with Rob and Mel
8:15-8:55 1st Classroom Rotation (dressed for dryland)
Kerry O'Brien - Tempo Trainer
Frank Marcinkowski – Dryland
Gary Hall - Three Fundamentals of Fast Swimming
9:00-9:40
2nd Classroom Rotation (dressed for dryland)
Kerry O'Brien - Tempo Trainer
Frank Marcinkowski – Dryland
Gary Hall - Three Fundamentals of Fast Swimming
9:45-10:25 3rd Classroom Rotation (dressed for dryland)
Kerry O'Brien – Tempo
Frank Marcinkowski – Dryland
Gary Hall - Three Fundamentals of Fast Swimming
10:25-10:45 Break - Snack - Change Clothes
10:50-12:40 Swimmer AM Rotation (in water):
Station 1 A - Video - 12-13 Swimmers
Station 1 B -Video - 12-13 Swimmers
Station 2 - Tempo Trainer - 25 Swimmers
Station 3 - Starts / Turns - 25 Swimmers
Station 4 - FINIS Gear - 25 Swimmers
Coaches AM Rotation:
Station 1 A /B - Video Taping Critique (20-30 Coaches at two video stations)
Station 2 - Tempo Trainer / Starts / Turns (20 Coaches each station)
Station 3 - How To Write Masters Workouts (20 Coaches)
Station 4 - FINIS Gear - (10 Coaches)
12:45-1:50 Lunch & Lecture (Box Lunch Provided)
Genadijus Sokolovas, Ph.D. "Swimming Power"
2:00-3:20 In-Water Rotation - 20 minute segments (1 hr 20 min total time)
2:00-2:20: Submit 100 Free time for ability match, break into 5 subgroups
2:20-2:40: One Head Coach, plus 5 Coaches on Deck (one for each subgroup)
2:40-3:00: Stroke presented by "rotating" Head Coaches, assisted by others
3:00-3:20: 1st –Free 2nd –Back 3rd – Breast 4th – Fly
3:30-3:40 Team Photo
3:45-4:00 Wrap up
Summary of Events, Shower-Clean up, Opportunity for purchase of (used/new) FINIS equipment
6:00-8:00 Beach Party

 


Sunday, June 6

Open Water Swimming Clinic

7:00-7:45 Check-In
8:00-8:10 Introduction of Coaches and General Information
8:15-8:55 1st Classroom Rotation
Key Concepts in Open Water Swimming
Tempo Trainer
Strategic Open Water Racing
9:00-9:40 2nd Classroom Rotation
Key Concepts in Open Water Swimming
Tempo Trainer
Strategic Open Water Racing
9:45-10:25 3rd Classroom Rotation
Key Concepts in Open Water Swimming
Tempo Trainer
Strategic Open Water Racing
10:25-10:45 Break - Snack - Change Clothes
10:50-12:30 Pool Session
Station 1 - Pack Swimming
Station 2 - Cornering Buoys
Station 3 - Open Water Stroke Technique
Station 4 - Drafting
12:35-1:30 Lunch and Transportation to La Jolla Shores
1:35-3:45 Ocean Session
Rotation 1 - Basic ocean awareness ( can be done at waters edge)- noticing swell, finding the rip tide, avoiding the rush at race start

Rotation 2 - Entry/Exits-fundamentals on getting through surf (duck-diving, dolphining off bottom, using/avoiding rip currents, body surfing)

Rotation 3 - Open water swim to LJ Cove quarter mile buoy- can be done in different groups and intervals (incorporating the pool session)

Triathlete Bonus - Wetsuit demo, transition technique
3:50 Team Photo
4:00 Wrap Up
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