Past Clinic: Race like a CHAMPION
Sat, Sep, 23 2017
Crafton Hills College Aquatics Center
11711 Sand Canyon Road, Yucaipa, CA 92399
A description of what was covered at this past clinic is below the upcoming clinics.
Upcoming Swim Clinics and Camps
Within 250 miles of Yucaipa, CA.
Get ahead of the competition at this High Performance Swim Clinic focusing on a faster technqiue in the key areas of racing faster. Find the right technique for YOU to maximize your performance with four-time Olympian and Olympic medalist Markus Rogan!
Markus will lead two sessions designed for competitive swimmers of all ages and ability levels:
Saturday, September 23:
Scroll down for details on the curriculum. Space is limited!
11 & Under Curriculum:
Starts, Underwater Dolphin Kicking, and Breakouts
This session is designed for swimmers age 11 and under to build knowledge of technique as well as their love for the sport. Participants will be in the water with Markus learning the key areas of faster starts, underwater dolphin kicking, and breakouts at this unique swim clinic.
STARTS: Set the tone for a great race with a powerful, streamlined and fast start. There are countless intricacies to performing a great start and you only get better with practice. Markus Rogan will teach you drills to practice and improve your starts both in and out of the water. Also learn some of his favorite strategies on how to execute this explosive and athletic movement.
UNDERWATER DOLPHIN KICKING: The fastest swimmers know how to weaponize their dolphin kicking. It is absolutely, undeniably, the fastest way to move through the water! Whether you dolphin kick on your stomach, side or back, understanding the importance of streamlined, underwater speed is vital for every swimmer! Let Markus teach you how to make the most of your streamline and underwater kicking, as well as teach you drills on how to improve upon those skills.
BREAKOUTS: It is SO important to be able to take the speed off of each wall and carry it into your swimming. Learn how to explode into your breakout with a streamlined and powerful first stroke. Efficiency is key in learning the optimal breakout technique.
12 & Over Curriculum:
Underwater Dolphin Kicking, Breakouts, and Mental Preparation
This high performacne clinic will teach you how to think about the sport differently in order to maximize your speed and power. Markus is not only a four-time Olympian and Olympic medalist, but he is also a sports psychologist! He will share his secrets to faster underwater dolphin kicking, better breakouts, and effective mental preparation at this clinic! This clinic will be in the water for the first half, then in a classroom with Markus for the second half.
UNDERWATER DOLPHIN KICKING: Often called the fifth stroke, the fastest way that you can move through the water is in your underwater dolphin kicking. This skill requires strength, patience, and a knowledge of proper technqiue. Markus will help you unlock this secret weapon and you'll be amazed at the how a fast underwater dolphin kick can take your swimming to the next level.
BREAKOUTS: The speed off of your start and every turn must transfer into your swimming. Learn how to explode into your breakout with a streamlined and powerful first stroke. Efficiency is key in learning the optimal breakout technique.
MENTAL PREPARATION: The best swimmers in the world get into a mental state to maximize their performance when they race. Utilizing effective phychological strategies can take your swimming to the nexk level. Get inside the mind of an Olympic medalist turned sports psychologist and find out what it takes to have the mindset of a champion.
ASK QUESTIONS: Swimmers and parents are invited to ask Markus questions during a Q&A session. Gain insight into his training regimen, diet and nutrition, and recovery tactics.
WATCH THE CLINICIAN: Observe Markus Rogan 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 Markus's medals, get autographs, and a gift from TYR Sport!
Inquisitive, Educated Swimmers are Faster Swimmers! Sign up today!
There 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.