Past Clinic: Elite Speed & Power Swim Camp for Ages 12 & over!

JENKS AQUATIC CENTER - JENKS HIGH SCHOOL
205 E B St, Jenks, OK 74037

A description of what was covered at this past clinic is below the upcoming clinics.

Upcoming Swim Clinics and Camps

Within 250 miles of Jenks, OK.

Starting Apr 06, 2024

Jenks Aquatic Center - Jenks High School

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Past Clinic

Introduction

Fitter & Faster is producing a 2-day swim camp at the Jenks Aquatic Center in Jenks, OK on April 1 & 2, 2023! This swim camp webpage is for swimmers ages 12 & over. Please click here if you are looking for the swim camp page for ages 9 to 11.

HIGH PERFORMANCE SPEED & POWER SWIM CAMP (Ages 12 & over)
DAY 1 (Saturday): Generating Power!
DAY 2 (Sunday): Creating & Maintaining Speed!

Scroll down for more details on the curriculum! 
-> Availability in each session is limited to 24 participants to ensure the best learning experience!
-> SAVE when you purchase the “Full Camp Bundle”.

SESSION START TIMES FOR BOTH DAYS: Check in 12:30 PM, Camp 12:45-3:45 PM

Suggested Participants

Our top priority is to provide a world-class learning experience for all participants at all of our camps. This camp has sessions for swimmers ages 12 & older. Participants will range from one-year of competitive swimming experience to AAAA times and faster. CLICK HERE for the camp for swimmers ages 9 to 11 years old.

Curriculum

Elite Speed & Power Swim Camp - April 1 & 2

Due to the advanced concepts covered in this camp, this camp is exclusively for swimmers ages 12 & older. Swimming fast requires good technique, efficiency, power, and a hard working athlete. This camp will strengthen these skills for all participants.

    DAY 1: GENERATING POWER! (April 1)

    Developing power will help your swimmer be more efficient and stronger in the water! To strengthen swimming specific movements, the elite clinicians will work with participants on improving power in their strokes, using resistance training and dynamic warm-ups to their advantage.

    • GEAR TO BRING WITH YOU!: Please bring a t-shirt to swim in, your snorkel, paddles, fins and a pair of gym sneakers to this camp!
    • DYNAMIC WARM-UP: In order to go fast, you need to be warm! The clinicians will take participants through a combination of light cardio exercises and dynamic stretches to get the blood flowing to the muscles and loosen joints in preparation to SWIM FAST! Remember: Bring your Gym Shoes!
    • ESTABLISHING YOUR CATCH TO MAXIMIZE POWER IN YOUR STROKE: The only way to generate maximum power in your stroke is by “holding” as much water as possible. That process begins with “your catch” at the top of every stroke. At this camp your clinicians will work with you to ensure you are grabbing onto and holding water throughout your stroke.
    • RESISTANCE TRAINING: Resistance is an excellent method of building power - especially in the water. It also helps to expose areas within your technique that can be strengthened. The clinicians will take your swimmer through resistance training methods! Properly swimming with hand paddles and a T-shirt will add resistance and develop power! Remember: Bring a t-shirt to swim in and your hand paddles!

    DAY 2: CREATING & MAINTAINING SPEED! (April 2)

    Your swimmer is going to learn how to swim at top speeds while continuing to leverage the powerful stroke that we worked on the day before! On Day 1, participants swam slower than they normally swim because of the resistance we added to establish a “powerful stroke”. Today is about swimming FASTER than you normally swim with assistance from fins and paddles.

    • GEAR TO BRING WITH YOU!: Please bring a t-shirt to swim in, your snorkel, paddles, fins and a pair of gym sneakers to this camp!
    • “OVERSPEED TRAINING”: Practice how to swim with good technique at speeds faster than you’ll ever go in a race with the assistance of fins and paddles. We will utilize overspeed drills in and out of turns, in their breakouts and finishes. Remember: Bring your fins and hand paddles!
    • TEMPO & DISTANCE PER STROKE: One way to increase efficiency is to take fewer strokes. Improving technique to decrease the number of strokes your swimmer takes will enable them to go further faster - that’s when times DROP!
    • MAINTAINING TECHNIQUE THROUGH FATIGUE: When swimmers get tired, their technique can break down. We are going to work with participants on how to handle fatigue. Competitive swimmers who focus on technique through fatigue in practice and in races reap the rewards of faster times.
    • SPEED SET: At the end of this session your swimmer will do a short and fast swim set to practice everything they have learned over the past two days.

    ASK QUESTIONS

    Swimmers and parents are invited to ask the clinicians questions during a Q&A session. Gain insight into their training regimen, diet and nutrition, and recovery tactics.

    WATCH THE CLINICIANS

    Observe clinicians swim at full speed and demonstrate a progression of perfectly executed drills to achieve powerful, efficient and fast swimming.

    PUT YOUR SKILLS TO THE TEST

    Swimmers will get to practice what they've learned by taking their stroke to your top speed with some of the best swimmers and coaches in the world! They'll work on holding onto their form while challenging themselves.

    Take a photo, get autographs, and chat with your clinicians!

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