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2019 Summer Swim Camp Series – Arlington, VA

Jul 16, 2019

Yorktown High School

Fitter and Faster is producing SIX CAMPS as part of the Summer Swim Camp Series in Arlington, Virginia. The series began with a five-day "Technique Academy" on June 24-28 and was followed by a Comprehensive Freestyle Racing Camp. Next up are four, Three-Day Comprehensive Racing Camps - focusing on butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and explosive performance. Each swim camp in the series is limited to only 36 participants and will be led by Elite Clinicians who are exceptional teachers with talent for explaining and demonstrating the technique required for fast racing... each camp leader is also an Olympic Medalist. July 16-18: Comprehensive Butterfly Racing Camp with Four Time Olympian Roland Schoeman July 23-25: Comprehensive Backstroke Racing Camp with Olympic gold medalist Nick Thoman July 30-August 1: Comprehensive Breaststroke Racing Camp with Olympian Kristy Kowal August 13-15: Explosive Performance - Starts and Turns with Olympic gold medalist Tyler McGill

2019 Summer Elite Performance Racing Academy – San Bruno, CA

Jul 31, 2019

Capuchino High School

This Performance Racing Academy consists of five individual clinic sessions over five days to improve THE BROAD SPECTRUM of competitive swim racing. The curriculum for this Academy will mirror the event schedule at USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships in Palo Alto, CA. At checkout you can also add a BONUS ticket which includes a ticket to watch Finals at USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships the evening of the camp with your Elite Clinicians. You will also receive a Fitter and Faster limited addition t-shirt! Day 1: Sprint vs distance freestyle training Day 2: Training and racing the 200 freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke events. Day 3: Dominate the 200 IM & 400 IM Day 4: Training 100s of backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. Day 5: Sprinting, starts, and relay exchanges. The Academy will be led by Nick Thoman, Michael McBroom, and Austin Surhoff! This group of accomplished swimmers and clinicians will bring unparalleled expertise and wisdom to your swimmer. Nick is an Olympic gold medalist and World Champion… and a very experienced clinician who delivers results. He will be in the water leading all five days of the Academy. American Record holder Michael McBroom will share his knowledge of distance and mid-distance swimming with participants on the first two days. National Champion IM’er and University of Virginia volunteer assistant coach Austin Surhoff will join Nick on the last three days.

Explosive Performance: Starts and Turns – Colonie, NY

Aug 01, 2019

Shaker High School

Did you know that the fastest that your swimmer is ever moving through the water is after the start and after every turn? On Thursday the curriculum will focus on explosive starts and relay exchanges as well as underwater dolphin kicking. Then on Friday, participants will work on accelerating through every wall whether with a flip turn or an open turn. This clinic will be led by Elite Clinician and National Champion Tom Luchsinger! His attention to detail and eye for perfect technique will help your participant become a faster and more efficient swimmer!

2019 Summer Swim Camp Series – Indianapolis, IN

Aug 03, 2019

IU Natatorium

Sign up for exclusive summer swim camps to be held across five weekends at the iconic IUPUI Natatorium. Each of the first 4 weekends will cover racing fast in all 4 strokes. The fifth weekend will be an Elite Video Filming and Analysis session.

Multiple Camps - Buy individually or BUNDLE and SAVE
August 3 & 4 - Comprehensive Butterfly Racing Camp
August 17 & 18 - Comprehensive Freestyle Racing Camp
August 24 & 25 - Comprehensive Breaststroke Racing Camp
September 7 & 8 - Comprehensive Backstroke Racing Camp
September 14 - Elite Video Filming and Analysis

High Performance Stroke Technique & Explosive Performance – Park Rapids, MN

Aug 05, 2019

Park Rapids Swimming Pool

Over two days, two-time Olympian and Fitter and Faster VP Chloe Sutton will be leading FOUR SESSIONS - each with a distinct curriculum. Your swimmer is going to improve at this intimate high performance four session camp. Session 1: Explosive Starts and Underwater Dolphin Kicking Session 2: High Performance Breaststroke and Butterfly Session 3: Fast Turns and Finishes Session 4: High Performance Freestyle and Backstroke Chloe’s attention to detail and eye for perfect technique will help your participant become a faster and more efficient swimmer!

High Performance Racing Swim Camp – Greenwich, CT

Aug 06, 2019

YMCA of Greenwich

Over three days, participants will learn drills and exercises specifically designed to enhance their technique and improve their racing. On Tuesday, swimmers will cover starts and underwater dolphin kicking. Wednesday’s instruction includes flip turns, breakouts, and finishes. On Thursday, swimmers will fine-tune their freestyle technique, focusing on having proper body position and rotation for a well-connected freestyle stroke. Leading each session of this camp is Elite Clinician and Olympic medalist Kim Vandenberg! Kim is a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic clinician with the ability to relate with swimmers of all abilities.

High Performance Racing Swim Camp – O’Fallon, IL

Aug 09, 2019

McKendree Metro Rec Plex

Over three days, Olympic gold medalist and Elite Clinician Clark Smith will be leading swimmers through drills and instructions specifically designed to enhance their technique and improve their racing. On Friday, Clark will cover starts and underwater dolphin kicking. Saturday’s instruction includes flip turns, breakouts, and finishes. Sunday will focus on freestyle swimming, specifically the many differences between distance swimming and sprinting. Clark is known for his detailed technical knowledge and is exceptional at teaching swimmers of all ages and abilities.

Explosive Performance: Starts and Turns – Saline, MI

Aug 09, 2019

Saline High School

Did you know the fastest parts of every race are the start and turns? At this high performance swim camp, participants will work on explosive starts and powerful underwaters on Friday. On Saturday, your swimmer will learn technique for fast relay starts, as well as breakouts and finishes. Then on Sunday, the focus will be on efficient flip turns and open turns. This clinic will be held by Olympian Christopher Reid! Christopher will share the same drills and tips he used to become one of the fastest swimmers in the world with clinic participants.

2019 Elite Technique Academy – Minneapolis, MN

Aug 12, 2019

University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

This Technique Academy consists of 5 individual clinic sessions over five days to improve ALL ASPECTS of participants' racing. This is an "Elite" Academy which means that each session is limited to no more than 36 participants. Each of the first four days of the Academy will focus in detail on each of the strokes. Participants will also work on incorporating starts into each session. Day five will cover turns, underwater dolphin kicking, and race preparation. At the end of day 5, participants will have the opportunity to race each stroke off the blocks! At each session we will be in the water demonstrating and making corrections to the participants. We will also use video to exemplify elite mechanics and race strategy. Participants will complete the camp as stronger, more confident swimmers... and with the understanding that big improvements come from small, consistent changes. Leading each session of this camp is Elite Clinician and Olympic medalist Kim Vandenberg. Kim is a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic clinician. Swimmers across the country have benefitted from learning from her.

Three-Day High Performance Technique Camp – Ithaca, NY

Aug 13, 2019

Ithaca High School

Over three days, competitive swimmers will learn essential technique to swim with more efficiency and race faster. On Tuesday, participants will work on butterfly and breaststroke. Wednesday will cover starts and relay exchanges. Then on Thursday, the focus is on freestyle and backstroke. Your Elite Clinician for this camp is Austin Surhoff! Austin was a National Champion at the University of Texas. Currently he is a very highly rated Elite Clinician for Fitter and Faster and a coach at the University of Virginia.

High Performance Stroke Technique & Explosive Performance – Carlsbad, NM

Aug 17, 2019

Carlsbad High School Natatorium

Your swimmer is going to improve at this intimate high performance four session camp. Each session has a distinct curriculum designed to improve participants’ performance over all strokes, as well as starts and turns. Session 1: Explosive Starts and Relay Exchanges Session 2: High Performance Backstroke and Freestyle Session 3: Fast Turns and Underwater Dolphin Kicking Session 4: High Performance Butterfly and Breaststroke Your Elite Clinician for this camp is Marina Spadoni! As an elite swimmer and coach, Marina is a true student of the sport. Now, she has the opportunity to share that knowledge and passion with the next generation of swimmers as one of Fitter and Faster’s most efficient instructors.

Comprehensive Butterfly Racing Camp – Oakley, CA

Aug 17, 2019

Diamond Hills Sports Club and Spa

This camp will focus on racing faster in every butterfly race (plus improve in the IM!). Each age group will have two sessions: on Saturday, participants will learn technique to improve their whole start including the push off the block, streamline, dolphin kicks, and breakout. Then on Sunday, participants will focus on the mechanics of a smooth and powerful butterfly to become faster and more efficient swimmers. This camp will be led by All-American Aly Tetzloff! Aly will share how her focus on technique helped her continue to drop time throughout her long career. She will also show how having strong butterfly skills like underwater dolphin kicking can translate to success in all strokes.

2019 Elite Swim Camp Series – Western Springs, IL

Aug 17, 2019

Lyons Township High School South

This Elite Series consists of TWO swim camps to be held in Western Springs. IL. * Camp 1: Efficient Butterfly and Breaststroke (August 17 & 18): With Olympic Medalist Kristy Kowal * Camp 2: Explosive Power – Starts and Turns (November 9 & 10): Elite Clinician to be announced Each camp will be led by Elite Clinicians who swam at the highest level and are exceptional teachers with talent for explaining and demonstrating the technique required for fast racing!

High Performance Speed and Power Camp – Austin, MN

Aug 17, 2019

Ellis Middle School

Swimmers can improve in any stroke by learning strategies to developing both their speed and power in the water. On Saturday, participants will focus on developing power in their stroke technique and how to get ready for every practice and race with a dynamic warm up. Then on Sunday, your swimmer will learn how to increase speed in any race even when they’re tired, dryland training, and important muscle recovery strategies. Your Elite Clinician for this camp is Olympic gold medalist Clark Smith! Clark is known for his detailed technical knowledge and is exceptional at teaching swimmers of all ages and abilities.

Stroke Technique & Explosive Performance Camp – Boise, ID

Aug 23, 2019

Meridian Pool

Over three days, two-time Olympian and Fitter and Faster VP Chloe Sutton will be leading sessions designed to teach your swimmer small changes that will have big effects on their swimming! Did you know that the fastest that your swimmer is ever moving in a race is after the start and after every turn? On Saturday the curriculum will focus on explosive starts and fast relay exchanges. Then on Sunday, participants will work on accelerating through every flip turn and open turn. In sessions only for swimmers 12 & over, participants will work to refine their technique in all four strokes. Friday will cover the long axis strokes of freestyle and backstroke. Butterfly and backstroke will be the focus of Sunday’s session. Chloe’s attention to detail and eye for perfect technique will help your participant become a faster and more efficient swimmer!

Explosive Performance: Starts and Turns – Frisco, TX

Aug 24, 2019

Frisco ISD Bruce Eubanks Natatorium

Over two days, Olympic gold medalist and Elite Clinician Nick Thoman will be leading swimmers through drills and instructions specifically designed to unleash their power in starts, turns, and finishes. Did you know that the fastest that your swimmer is ever moving through the water is after the start and after every turn? On Saturday the curriculum will focus on explosive starts and relay exchanges as well as well-timed finishes. Then on Sunday, participants will work on accelerating through every wall whether with a flip turn or an open turn. Nick is one of Fitter and Faster’s most experienced and effective clinicians.

Explosive Performance: Starts and Turns – Spokane, WA

Aug 26, 2019

Witter Aquatic Center

Over two days, Olympic gold medalist and Elite Clinician Clark Smith will be leading swimmers through drills and instructions specifically designed to unleash their power in starts, turns, and underwaters. Did you know that the fastest that your swimmer is ever moving through the water is after the start and after every turn? On Monday the curriculum will focus on explosive starts and powerful underwater dolphin kicking. Then on Tuesday, participants will work on accelerating through every flip turn and open turn into a well-timed finish. Clark is known for his detailed technical knowledge and is exceptional at teaching swimmers of all ages and abilities.

Comprehensive Breaststroke Racing Camp – Joliet, IL

Aug 31, 2019

Inwood Athletic Club Pool

This is a two-day high performance swim camp focused on racing faster in every breaststroke race. The first day will focus on fast and efficient breaststroke technique. The second day will work on open turns, breaststroke pullouts, and breaststroke finishes. Your clinician for this camp is 2016 Olympian Carlos Claverie! Carlos will share his passion for swimming and participants will improve by focusing on the basics.

Comprehensive Freestyle Racing Camp – Aurora, CO

Sep 07, 2019

Grandview High School

This camp will focus on racing faster in every freestyle race (plus improve in the IM!). Each age group will have two sessions: on Saturday, participants will refine their race details, focusing on underwater kicking, flip turns, and tight streamlines. Then on Sunday, participants will focus on the mechanics of a smooth and powerful freestyle to become faster and more efficient swimmers. This camp will be led by Elite Clinician and U.S. Olympic Coach Todd Schmitz! Todd will share his passion for swimming and provide world-class instruction for each swimmer in a fun learning environment.

2019 Swim Camp Series – Houston, TX

Sep 07, 2019

Westside High School

This exclusive swim camp series is designed for competitive swimmers to refine their technique and racing skills in all four strokes. Participants will continue the ongoing process of perfecting technique to efficiently move through the water with power. June 29-30: Starts, Turns, Underwaters, and Finishes with Austin Surhoff September 7-8: Comprehensive Freestyle and Backstroke Racing Camp with Clark Smith and John Shebat November 30-December 1: Comprehensive Butterfly and Breaststroke Racing Camp Each swim camp in the series will be led by Elite Clinicians who swam at the highest level. They are exceptional teachers with talent for explaining and demonstrating the technique required for fast racing!

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