Past Clinic: The Secrets of Faster Racing
Sat, Sep, 23 2017 - Sun, Sep, 24 2017
Carroll Recreation Center
716 North Grant Road, Carroll, IA 51401
A description of what was covered at this past clinic is below the upcoming clinics.
Upcoming Swim Clinics and Camps
Within 250 miles of Carroll, IA.
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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 Olympic medalist Connor Jaeger!
Connor will lead two sessions designed for competitive swimmers of all ages and ability levels:
Scroll down for details on the curriculum. Space is limited!
11 & Under Curriculum:
Fast Freestyle and Flip Turns
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 Connor learning the key areas of faster freestyle and flip turns at this unique swim clinic.
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. Connor 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.
FLIP TURNS: Get through the walls with more momentum by learning the key components to an aggressive approach, fast flip, strong push off and tight streamline from an Olympic freestyler known for his lightning fast turns. The turn is a huge opportunity to drop time! Don't be left behind!!!
12 & Over Curriculum:
Fast Starts, Flip Turns, 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. Connor Jaeger is an Olmypic medalist who had to learn the intricacies of technique in order to accomplish something so difficult. He will share his secrets to faster starts, flip turns, and mental preparation at this 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. Connor Jaeger 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.
FLIP TURNS: Blast through the walls and rocket into your streamline by using your core, head, and arms properly. There are so many common mistakes that swimmers make when they execute a flip turn. Connor will teach you how to avoid these mistakes and drop time!
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 and find out what it takes to have the mindset of a champion.
ASK QUESTIONS: Swimmers and parents are invited to ask Connor questions during a Q&A session. Gain insight into her training regimen, diet and nutrition, and recovery tactics.
WATCH THE CLINICIAN: Observe Connor Jaeger 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 Connor'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.