Swim Stroke Technique Course February 2012 (This course is not a CTC event)
A new season of swim classes, for all levels of Triathletes, will commence on Wednesday February 29 at 8pm. The course will run for 6 weeks at Lota pool, Brothers of Charity, Lower Glanmire Road, Cork. (40min classes). The classes will improve your stroke and enable you to swim more efficiently – and as a result, faster. We will also give you advice on how to train correctly and smartly (Interval Training). The course will be run by Brian Clifford[ Level 3 Coach Level 2 Teacher] and Diarmuid Herlihy [Level 2 Coach Level 2 Teacher ] Brian swam for Ireland in the 1972 Olympics and currently coaches the Cork Masters swim club. Diarmuid is the fastest Irishman to swim from Europe to Africa (Gibraltar Straits – 2007)and has been Involved in open water swimming for many years.Diarmuid currently coaches with Sundays well swim club. Both are involved in Teaching swimming on a full time basis and are Licensed & Insured by Swim Ireland.Guest Coach on 1 night will be Tom Cross who is an ASA Level 4 Coach and who has coached Irish Swim Teams in the past.Tom has also coached Internationally.
The course will Focus on Identifying and correcting swim technique for all participants. All Swim Levels will be catered for.
The key Objective will be to maximize propulsion and minimize resistance for all swimmers. The course will focus on the following areas :
1.Frontcrawl stroke technique (Body, Legs, Arms, Breathing, Timing and Coordination)
2.Increased stroke length (Correct recovery and propulsive phase)
3.Swimming faster and more efficiently (Gaining greater feel/catch of the water)
4.Swimming aerobically (Correct breathing pattern)
5.Personalized training plans to suit ability.
Anyone interested in the Lota swim course please email Brian or Diarmuid or phone Brian at (086)8520492 or Diarmuid at (086)0460333