2016 U.S. Masters Swimming National Coaching Clinic

2016 U.S. Masters Swimming National Coaching Clinic

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Cokie Lepinski, Head Coach of the Swymnut Masters, and the San Mateo Athletic Club is hosting a sold-out 3-day U.S. Masters Swimming National Coaching Clinic on November 11th-13th in San Mateo, California.

There appears to be a demand for the National Coaches Clinic where a combination of classroom and practical pool sessions will be held over three days . “We will max out at 130 participants,” reported Coach Lepinski. U.S. Master Swimming coaches who will speak include the University of California San Diego masters swimming coach Ron Marcikic on team building, therapist Dr. John Mullen on dryland and technique, Cokie Lepinski on turns, U.S. Masters Swimming Communications and Publications Director and Editor of SWIMMER Magazine Laura Hamel and Lepinski on writing.

As part of the program, former USA Swimming team coach Steven Munatones will present the following information and open water swimming topics:

1. The Pyramid of Open Water Swimming Success

(a) Base Training
(b) Speed Training
(c) Distance Tolerance
(d) Race Specific Training
(e) Skill Training
(f) Open Water Acclimatization
(g) Tactical Knowledge

2. What Is An Ideal Open Water Swim?

(a) Pre-race Information
(b) Communications & Social Media
(c) Safety Aspects
(d) Rules & Regulations & Protests
(e) Equipment
(f) Post-race Information & Results

3. What Is The Future of Open Water Swimming?

(a) Open Water Swimming
(b) Ice & Winter Swimming
(c) Olympic Swimming
(d) Marathon & Channel Swimming
(e) Pioneer Swims
(f) Relays
(g) Competitions
(h) Equipment
(i) TV and Live Webcasts
(j) Oculus Rift and Drones

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Steven Munatones