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Smart Speed Swimming Workshop

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Morris Centre Club

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Edgbaston

Birmingham

B15 2TH

United Kingdom

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Total Immersion Smart Speed Freestyle Workshop, Birmingham

This is a one day swimming workshop directed by Master Total Immersion Coach, Tracey Baumann and Level 3 Total Immersion Coach, Penny Wilkin. During the day you will learn how to use swimming metrics such as time, stroke tempo and strokes per length to make you a faster swimmer. The workshop also includes video analysis.

Who should take this workshop?

    • Swimmers who have completed an Effortless Endurance Workshop or lessons and have mastered the principles of blanace, streamlining, timing and a relaxed arm recovery

    • Swimmers who can swim 1000m or more non stop front crawl

    • Swimmers ready to take the next step to efficient swimming

    • Swimmers who want to learn how to take the guesswork and drudgery out of their swim practice

    • Long-time swimmers who find themselves stuck on a plateau or who have lost motivation.

    • Swimmers who want to get faster

              What will you learn

              • How to personalize stroke ength and find your optimal range of stroke counts (SPL range) for pool practice based on your height and skill characteristics.

              • How to adapt stroke length and learn to make strategic use of each stroke count in your personal range to swim farther or faster with minimum strain and maximum ease.

              • How to work with stroke length and stroke rate.

              • How to use a Tempo Trainer in combination with your personal range of stroke counts to create

              • How to develop sustainable speed and the easiest way to maintain consistent pace for any distance

              • How to create smart speed and the easiest way to increase pace.

              This approach replaces one-size-fits-all workouts with practice that is completely personalized and will bring a mathematical specificity and predictability to your practice, planning and set design.

              What happens during the day

              During the day there will be about 4 hours of pool time split across three sessions with classroom sessions in between. The classroom sessions will cover the principles of Total Immersion swimming as well as feedback from your swimming videos.

              Tea and coffee will be provided but please bring your own packed lunch.

              Your Coaches

              Workshop director, Tracey Baumann is a Total Immersion Master Coach and also the head of coaching world wide with responsibility for training new Total Immersion coaches around the world. She works with swimmers of all abilities including beginners, triathletes and swimmmers at county and national level.

              Workshop assistant Penny Wilkin is the only Total Immersion coach who is also a BTF (British Triathlon Federation) level 3 coach. Penny is also a BTF certified Open Water Coach, a level 2 ASA swim teacher, and a certified Ironman Coach. She has competed five Ironman events and is booked for a solo channel swim in 2020.


              The Location

              The Morris Centre swimming pool is situated in the heart of Birmingham at the Queen Elizabeth hospital and very close to the University of Birmingham. It is 5minutes walk from the nearest train station and is easily accessible by car due to the good motorway network around Birmingham.


              FAQs

              I'm a Triathlete will this workshop help me swim faster?

              Yes. We will teach you how to use a tempo trainer to benefit from metrics such as stroke tempo, strokes per length, rate of perceived exertion and time to be a faster and more efficient swimmer,

              I'm not a Trathlete or open water swimmer. I just like swimming indoors for fitness and fun. Is the workshop suitable?

              Yes. We work with anyone who likes swimming and wants to learn more, whatever your goals. We will teach you the principles of fast and efficient swimming so that you can enjoy your swimming even more.

              I can't swim at all is this course suitable?

              No. This course is only suitable for people who are competent front crawl swimmers.

              I can only swim breast stroke. Is this course suitable for me?

              No. This course is aimed at people that are competent front crawl swimmers who have attended a previous workshop or lessons and can swim 1000m non stop front crawl.

              How fit do I need to be? Will the sessions be physically tiring?

              This workshop will involve a reasonable amount of swimming in short repetitions of 1-2 lengths with plenty or recovery. You can swim at your own pace and we are not aiming to give you a demanding physical workout. However, being in the pool for 1-2 hours at a time can be demanding and learning something new can sometimes be mentally tiring especially as we will be giving you lots of infomation throughout the day.

              Is there a minimum age requirements to enter the event?

              This course is aimed at adult swimmers so the minimum age is 18.

              What do I need to bring with me?

              Please bring your swimming costume or trunks, goggles and a towel. You may like to bring a couple of each so that you have a dry costume and towel for the second session session. Swim hats will be provided.

              What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

              University Train station is a 5minute walk. Birmingham has an excellent motorway network and The Morris Centre is 20-30min drive from the M5, M42 and M6 making it easily accessible by car. Car Parking.

              What's the refund policy?

              Unfortunately refunds can't be offered, but whereever possible we will try to transfer you to a different workshop or course.

              How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

              Please email penny@youcancoaching.co.uk or telephone 07971627428

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              Morris Centre Club

              Queen Elizabeth Hospital

              Edgbaston

              Birmingham

              B15 2TH

              United Kingdom

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