Columbus, OH

Past Clinic: High Performance Freestyle, Backstroke, and Backstroke Starts

Sun, Aug, 19 2018

Columbus School for Girls
65 South Drexel Avenue, Columbus, OH 43209

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Past Clinic

Event Detail

Your swimmer will learn techniques to race FASTER in their freestyle and backstroke races at this high performance swim clinic.

Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary will go over the most important aspects of what your swimmer NEEDS to know in these two technically challenging strokes as well as technique for faster backstroke starts!

Suggested Participants

Tyler Clary will teach at 2 sessions designed for swimmers of all ages and abilities:


Faster Freestyle, Backstroke, and Backstroke Starts

Tyler Clary has the knowledge of technique for faster swimming as well as the ability to teach it in a way that can help swimmers of all ages and abilities understand, apply, and improve! He will be in the water with all of the participants to help them learn faster freestyle and backstroke technique as well as faster backstroke starts

  • Freestyle: Learn how to hold a straight and solid body line so that you can rocket through the water with less drag. Keep your head still and low in the water while driving your kick. Tyler will also teach participants how to get an early and powerful press backwards on the water with your pull. You swim freestyle more than any other stroke. Learn how to swim it effectively, efficiently, and fast!
  • Backstroke: Engaging your core not only allows you to swim stronger, but it also allows you to hold the proper body line. Tyler Clary will help swimmers learn the importance of rotation and how to use it to your advantage for more power in each stroke. Your arm pull in backstroke should press the water to your feet using your whole paddle. Backstrokers are often the fastest kickers on their teams, find out why!
  • Backstroke Starts: This challenging and athletic skills takes a lot of practice to perfect. Accelerate the learning curve by learning drills and exercises from Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary! He will start by making sure that your swimmer sets up on the block properly so that they can explode away from the wall. Then they'll practice throwing their heads and arms back while arching their backs and getting their hips over the water for a clean entry. You won't believe the improvements you'll see!


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


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


Watch one of the best swimmers in the world swim at top speed - achieved by practicing the same drills they will teach you. Then, have the opportunity to swim ALL OUT and put your newly developed skills to the test of fatigue!

Take a photo while wearing our Tyler's medals, get autographs, and receive a special gift from our sponsors!

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