Stroke Coaching Jan 2013 - Feb 2013

Garry Mason will be running another series of 6 classes of his popular stroke coaching for us. Good swimmers and those needing improvement will all benefit from Garry’s coaching. The classes will be based in the Brookfield Leisure Centre. The club is subsidising this event for current Cork Tri Club members. Members of Brookfield Leisure Centre can get a further discount by contacting Ivan (chairman@corktri.com).

 

 

The classes will be as follows (Click on relevant session to register):

    1. Monday 7:30pm – strong swimmers – 2 lanes, 12 swimmers
    2. Monday 8:40pm – intermediate swimmers –  2 lanes, 10 swimmers
    3. Wednesday 8:30pm – weak swimmers –  2 lanes, 8 swimmers

There will be gap in the sessions due to Christmas – See dates below

Monday

Wednesday

1

21-Jan-13

23-Jan-13

2

28-Jan-13

30-Jan-13

3

04-Feb-13

06-Feb-13

4

11-Feb-13

13-Feb-13

5

18-Feb-13

20-Feb-13

6

25-Jan-13

27-Feb-13

Please note these important requirements:

All swimmers need to be able to swim 100m nonstop
Fins and hand paddles needed for all classes (available from all good sports retailers!)

All attendees must enter a time for a 100m swim. Garry will go through the times over the weekend and place you in the appropriate class for your level.

A bit about Garry:

Garry Mason is a professional swimming coach and a qualified Swim Ireland level 2 instructor. He currently holds the position of stroke specialist training the “A” squad of Sundays Well swimming club and works as stroke coach with the recently formed Cork high performance squad.

Once ranked 15th in world in backstroke and originally from New Zealand but living and working in Ireland as a full time swimming coach for the past few years. He actively competes in the backstroke and butterfly strokes at swimming galas around Ireland.

His teaching focus is on balance and rotation using rotation to drive forward rather than PUSHING !!! (Hip-driven freestyle). Arms are used as balancing tools with body position and efficient use of energy the prime focus.