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Swimming Technique Magazine March 18, 2018

This issue features stories on the Nations Capital Swim Club's success from the 2017, Wayne Goldsmith on coaching, an analysis of the new format for the World Cup Series, articles on special training sets for college and age group swimmers; a dryland training program to improve your starts; heart rate response during repetition training; and great photo technique tips.
Date: 10:05:29 20.04.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Starts, Dryland, Repetition

You're only limited by what you think you're limited by

This episode of the Ritter Sport Performance podcast features Tom Rushton, current mid-distance coach at Energy Standard who has been in post since May 2017. In past years, Tom spent 4 years as a club coach in western Canada, 2 years at the University of British Columbia as an age-group coach and 4.5 years in Montreal as an NTC coach. Under his care, 100% of his athletes from the coaching …
Date: 03:10:43 10.04.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Performance

Strength and Power for Swimming with Vern Gambetta

SSC Sports Medicine* podcast features a talk with Vern Gambetta on the pool deck in Portland, Oregon about strength and power training, periodisation and timing of dry land training for swimming.  Topics cover 'go to' exercises, the role of multi chain single arm symmetry lifts, the need to prepare to swim, not swim to prepare and also touch on the performance benefits of …
Date: 11:35:44 14.02.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Starts, Turns, Periodisation, Dry-land

Get Clear in the New Year

This little workbook from Vivien Fantin Next Act Coaching is designed to get you thinking about how you can make 2018 better than 2017. It’s about asking yourself, how, specifically, do you want 2018 to be different to 2017?? What do you want to make happen? What concrete actions will you take to make it different? And what do you not want to repeat? Print it off old-school …
Date: 17:58:03 16.01.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Goal Setting,

IOC Athlete Learning Gateway

The IOC offers free courses from world-leading institutions designed for elite athletes and their entourage. Courses include: The Art and Science of Coaching; Sport Psychology; Exercise Physiology; Nutrition, etc.. Visit onlinecourse.olympic.org
Date: 11:13:40 10.12.2017
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Olympic, Psychology, Physiology, Nutrition

Highlights from the Youth Physical Development Model

In this UK Coaching podcast, David Turner, Children's Lead, picks out his personal highlights from the Youth Physical Development Model - developed by Rhodri Lloyd and Jon Oliver from Cardiff Metropolitan University and integrated into UK Coaching’s new Fundamentals of Movement workshop. Sport Scotland, in partnership with UK Coaching, developed a video animation explaining the …
Date: 09:30:49 20.11.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Development

The Relative Age Effect

In this UK Coaching podcast, David Turner, Children's Lead,, discusses the relative age-effect, something both sports coaches and parents should be aware of. Many sports clubs and organisations mirror the educational system and use the academic year to register their players for participation. These specific academic year age groups provides consistency for children in regards to friend…
Date: 09:24:58 20.11.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Age

The ‘C’ System of Coaching Children

In this UK Coaching podcast, David Turner, Children's Lead at UK Coaching, looks at the ‘C’ System of coaching – a model for the holistic coaching of children. The system forms an important part of UK Coaching's Children 5-12 workshop, designed for children's coaches. Essentially the system is a set of characteristics all coaches should look to develop in childre…
Date: 09:22:23 20.11.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Children

Documentary on Teri McKeever

Documentary below on Teri McKeever, an American college and Olympic swimming coach. She has been the head coach of the California Golden Bears women's swimming team at the University of California, Berkeley for the last twenty seasons. Her Cal Bears teams have won three NCAA national championships. McKeever's Cal Bears program has produced several members of the US Olympic team, …
Date: 09:36:52 10.05.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Coaching

Swimming World Biweekly - February 10, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - February 10, 2016   The importance of female coaches features exploring the racial disparities in competitive swimming; Mount St. Mary’s to add Men’s Swimming and Diving; a letter to my swimming classmates; Sarah Sjostrom runs roughshod over Swedish Grand Prix with 6 wins; the importance of female coaches; Michael Phelps - Matt Grevers duel leads …
Date: 15:06:26 11.02.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Masters, Phelps, Coaching

By George that was a Talent Camp to remember

George Symonds of Clevedon ASC shares some of the great memories of the Youth Sport Trust National Talent Camp he attended for young athletes, coaches and officials. On arrival we were given our bags for the weekend. This consisted of a blue t-shirt which we had to wear that day, a pink top, a white one and a yellow one. Also I had a work booklet, hoodie, water bottle and lanyard.   …
Date: 09:54:47 15.01.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Talent

Coaching Bootroom

In the sports coach UK Talent and Performance videos below, Danny Kerry, 2015 High Performance Coach of the Year and Head Coach of England and Great Britain Women's Hockey team, offers his experiences to other coaches.
Date: 23:51:11 20.12.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Coaching, Performance

Coaching Tools

Coaching Workforce Workbook Providing practical tools to guide you through workforce auditing and planning in sport coaching (sports coach UK Research)
Date: 13:13:25 25.11.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Coaching, Audit, Workforce, Plans

Swimming World Biweekly, November 11, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly, November 11, 2015Heavily-stacked line-ups announced for duel in the pool; Katie Ledecky on Time Magazine list of 30 most influential teens; Bill Furniss named British Swimming Olympic Head Coach; Lafontaine takes job as Head of Canadian Ski Federation; story of paralympic swimming champion Brad Snyder to become feature film; Clark Smith gives Eddie Reese “chills” …
Date: 13:37:20 17.11.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Coaching

Looking for signals

Small clues can give away so much about someone's mood. In the BBC Sport video below, Professor Geoff Beattie of Edge Hill University has analysed the body language of Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.
Date: 09:46:34 30.10.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Body Language, Coaching, Emotion

Swimming World Biweekly, October 21, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly, October 21, 201515 things swimmers are tired of hearing. 5 pieces of advice from a college swimmer. 5 ways to mentally stay afloat in the pool. Olympian Claire Donahue sets world records in Masters swimming debut. Tony Azevedo named PAC 12 water polo player of the century. Swimmers without borders: international student-athletes adjust to swimming in the US. 6 simple …
Date: 09:30:19 22.10.2015
Categories: GeneralOpen Water
Keywords:  Masters, College

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine, October 7, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly, October 7, 2015Phelps, Ledecky lead 2015 USA Swimming Golden Goggles nominees. Katie Ledecky wins multiple honours at USA’s convention. 6 everyday struggles of a breaststroker. Tom Daley picked as top British Aquatic Sports Athlete of 2015. Rule banning coaching of suspended athletes among new USA Swimming legislation. Haze from Indonesia fire causes.
Date: 02:35:28 12.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Awards, Breaststroke

Effects of bullying

The ASA with the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) operates Swimline - 0808 100 4001. Swimline is a confidential freephone number provided for anyone involved in aquatics, adults or children, who believe that the welfare of someone under the age of 18 is at risk. This concern could be neglect, abuse, bullying or fear of someone or anything that is worrying …
Date: 10:31:39 04.10.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Coaching

The importance of starts and push-offs

View presentation (52m 50s) on the importance of starts and push-offs given by Frank Busch (USA) at the 1st FINA Gold Medal Swimming Coaches Clinic on 30 October 2012 in Moscow. More than 400 swimming coaches from a hundred nations exchanged ideas, experience and knowledge with top-level coaches from swimming powerhouse nations over two days. Busch was one of eleven leading figures representing…
Date: 11:36:34 08.09.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Start

Career Planning: Age Group to International

Bob Bowman Clinic Presentation - Sunday 6 Jan 2013 Part 1 (22m 28s via Norcal Swim Shop) Part 2 (22m 38s via Norcal Swim Shop)
Date: 14:13:33 06.09.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Coaching, Athlete Development

Orchestrating success

Orchestrating successThe responsibility of a coach is not just to prepare athletes for competition but also to help them through the action. Research with Olympic athletes has shown coach behaviour during competition can have both positive and negative effects on performance. New research with successful coaches has identified what coaches can do during competition. The results suggest a theory…
Date: 23:13:01 02.09.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Competition

Training Fast Twitch Muscle Fibres

Presentation (58m 37s) from the Joy of Sculling Conference on February 9, 2013 at the Hotel Sofitel in Redwood Shores, This video is a compilation of Dr. Maglischo's PowerPoint slides and a recording of his lecture. See usage rights published by LakeNatomaInvite. Ernie Maglischo retired from active coaching in 1998 after 35 years during which he coached at both the college and …
Date: 19:31:07 23.08.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Muscle, Training