Sacramento, CA

Past Clinic: High Performance Flip Turns, Breakouts, and IM Transitions

Sun, Oct, 01 2017

American River College
4700 College Oak Drive, Sacramento, CA 95841

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Past Clinic

Get ahead of the competition at this High Performance Swim Clinic focusing on teaching you the proper technique for FASTER flip turns, breakouts, and IM Transitions. Work with FOUR-TIME OLYMPIAN and Two-time Olympic gold medalist Ous Mellouli to learn the drills and skills to improve. 

Ous will lead two sessions designed for competitive swimmers of all ages and ability levels on October 1st:

Scroll down for details on the curriculum. Space is limited!

Flip Turns, Breakouts, and IM Transitions

Blast off the block, get through the turns, and dolphin kick past the competition at this swim clinic designed to help swimmers age 12 & under improve upon the key details that are essential to swimming fast and improving your times. Olympic gold medalist Ous Mellouli will teach all participants the drills that he practices to master these skills. 

  • FLIP TURNS: Learn to carry your momentum through the turn to get ahead of the competition every wall. Ous Mellouli has an Olympic gold medal due to his discipline and focus when executing a proper flip turn. Practice drills and exercises to help you master this athletic skill. 

  • BREAKOUTS: Carrying the speed from your underwaters into the first stroke cycle is crucial for maintaining momentum. Learn the key components of a breakout that will make you more confident during a race! 

  • IM TRANSITIONS: The backstroke to breaststroke crossover turn has made headlines lately with even the top swimmers getting disqualified for doing it incorrectly. Ous Mellouli will ensure that participants are aware of the rules and able to execute the crossover turn FAST and EFFICIENTLY.

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

WATCH THE CLINICIAN: Observe Ous 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: Practice what you've learned by taking your stroke to your top speed with one of the best swimmers in the world! Hold on to your form while having the opportunity to challenge yourself

Take a photo while wearing Ous's medals, get autographs, and a gift from TYR Sport!

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Thise are spots available in the hands-on coaches program. If you are interested in meeting and working alongside our elite clinician during the clinic, please click the register button for the coaches program.

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