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SwimFest '11 Schedule

Friday, May 20

Coaches Seminar

6:30 PM Coaches Meeting - Keynot Speaker Genadijus Sokolova, Ph.D.
    Topic -Swim Power Test to Improve the Swimming Technique

 8:00 PM
Discuss Saturday’s Rotation, Job Descriptions and Responsibility

 


Saturday, May 21

7:00-7:45 Check-In
7:45-8:00
Introduction of Coaches and General Information
8:00-8:45 1st Classroom Rotation (dressed for dryland)
Bobby Patten - History of Swimming
Cokie Lepinski - There is a Drill for That
Alan Tyson - Axis Dryland
8:50-9:35
2nd Classroom Rotation (dressed for dryland)
Bobby Patten - History of Swimming
Cokie Lepinski - There is a Drill for That
Alan Tyson - Axis Dryland
9:40-10:25 3rd Classroom Rotation (dressed for dryland)
Bobby Patten - History of Swimming
Cokie Lepinski - There is a Drill for That
Alan Tyson - Axis Dryland
10:25-10:45 Break - Snack - Change Clothes
10:45-11:25 Swimmer Pool Rotation (in water):
Station 1 - Video Taping
Station 2 - FINIS Equipment
Station 3 - Dryland
11:25-12:05 Station 1 - Video Taping
Station 2 - FINIS Equipment
Station 3 - Dryland
12:05-12:45 Station 1 - Video Taping
Station 2 - FINIS Equipment
Station 3 - Dryland
12:45-1:00 Break - Change Clothes
1:00-2:00 Lunch & Lecture (Box Lunch Provided)
Bobby Patten - Swimming Myths
2:10-3:30 In-Water Rotation - 20 minute segments (1 hr 20 min total time)
2:10-2:30: Butterfly
2:30-2:50: Backstroke
2:50-3:10: Breaststroke
3:10-3:30: Free
3:50-4:00 Team Photo
4:00-4:30 Wrap up
Summary of Events, Shower-Clean up, Opportunity for purchase of (used/new) FINIS equipment

 


Sunday, May 22

7:45-8:30 Introduction to Open Water Swimming
A Look at the History of the Sport and its Implications for the Modern Open Water Swimmer
8:30-9:30 The Pyramid of Open Water Swimming Success
Pool and Open Water Workouts to Optimize Open Water Swimming Success
9:30-10:00 Travel to Lake Peachtree
10:00-12:00 Open Water Tactics, Techniques and Training
Covers navigation, pacing, positioning, feeding,warm-up, recovery, body position, drafting, sighting, escorting and workouts for short-distance, middle-distance and long-distance open water swims
12:30-1:30 Optional Open Water Swim
1:30 Wrap Up
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