Performance & Endurance Clinic | Sep 21, 2014
Sutton is the only athlete to compete for the USA Olympic Team in the pool AND in open water. She has five national championship titles and is seen as one of the premier distance freestylers in the sport. Swimmers of all ages and ability will benefit from the drills she teaches to improve freestyle efficiency and overall endurance.Read More
2012 Olympian and 10-time NCAA All-American, Connor Jaeger is one of the dominant distance freestylers for Team USA. He will teach participants how he swims with efficiency and power.Read More
Clinicians Connor Jaeger and Chloe Sutton will teach participants how to swim more efficiently, with more power and faster. Swimmers will build on existing skills by fine-tuning key components of fast swimming and starts.
Performance Clinic Custom Curriculum - Plantation, FL
CONNECTING THROUGH THE CORE: Jaeger will teach how he uses his core to connect his arms and legs enabling him to propel his body through the water as one powerful unit
ROTATION AND KICK TIMING: Learn how Jaeger is able to maintain a long and efficient stroke throughout the entirety of his distance races. Through a progression of drills, learn how to effectively time the kick and the powerful rotation of the hips during freestyle.
MINIMIZE DRAG: Practice drills that Jaeger uses to reduce drag, increase power, and teach the importance of being patient and getting the most out of the glide as possible.
BREAKOUT WITH MORE POWER: Learn and understand how the first stroke off the start and every wall is crucial to establishing the rhythm and tempo of every lap in the race.
FINDING BALANCE IN THE WATER: Sutton will break down how to balance in the water by pressing the chest, lengthening the body, and utilizing core strength
FEEL FOR THE WATER: Learn and practice how to find the pressure points on the hands and forearms to set up for a high elbow catch, which enables a swimmer to hold more water
EARLY CATCH: Perform drills with Sutton that focus on catching the water early in the stroke allowing for maximum efficiency.
PERFECTLY TIMED FINISHES: Sutton will demonstrate the importance of timing the finish to get as much extension as possible and keeping the head down and touching the wall just under the surface of the water.
FAST TURNS: Practice drills that Sutton uses that emphasize a tight tuck, quick legs, pushing off the wall quickly and powerfully into a perfect breakout.
RECOVERY: Sutton will demonstrate how to lead with the elbow during the recovery – allowing for a powerful finish and relaxed, clean entry back into the water.
RECEIVE FEEDBACK: Sutton and Jaeger will watch participants swim and provide them with direct feedback.
WATCH THE CLINICIANS: Observe Sutton and Jaeger swim at full speed and demonstrate a progression of perfectly executed drills to achieve powerful, efficient and fast freestyle.
GET UP AND RACE: Race two of the best swimmers in the world and watch their near-flawless technique - achieved by practicing the same drills they will teach you.
ASK QUESTIONS: Swimmers and parents are invited to ask the clinicians questions during a Q&A session. Hear the Olympians talk and gain insight into their training regimen, diet and nutrition, and recovery tactics.
Take a photo while wearing clinicians' medals, get autographs, and pick up a full color Fitter & Faster Tour 2014-2015 Yearbook and a special welcome bag that contains gifts from our sponsors!
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