If you wish to register for these additional courses, please note in the appropriate space on the clinic registration form and include payment payable to Eastern States Swim Clinic. These courses may be attended separately or in conjunction with the clinic.
*Teaching Age Group Sports Psychology (Oct. 4th: 1pm-5pm) $50.00
Set the stage now with introductory concepts of arousal management, peak performance skills, and, perhaps most importantly, development of positive character and life skills. This course offers a practical approach to teaching mental skills and life skills to age group swimmers aged 9-14. (10 education credits)
*Moving Swimmers to a Higher Level (Oct 4th: 6pm-9pm) $50.00
Coaches often ask us “what does it take to move swimmers to a higher level?” The answer begins with the coach: First you have to move yourself to a higher level. This course discusses options, thoughts, and methods for moving yourself to a higher level and then a very simple yet incredible effective method of moving your swimmers to a higher level. (10 education credits)
*The Physiology School (Oct 5th: 9am- 5pm) $75.00
This course includes fundamental physiology, energy systems, nutrition, & principles of training during the first half. This “core knowledge” provides the basis from which a coach creates a season training plan & writes daily workouts. The second half of this course covers designing a season training plan & writing workouts. We will outline a high school season, a senior middle distance program (discussing differences in sprinting & distance) & design a complete season training plan for an age group team. We will also talk about weekly & daily workout design & managing the workout to make use of every minute. Level 3 manual is included. (15 education credits)
*Starts, Turns and Finishes (Oct 5th: 6pm- 9pm) $50.00
This is a greatly expanded section from the ASCA Level 2 Stroke School that explores in depth proper mechanics and teaching methods for acquiring great starts, turns and finishes. This material is excellent for all coaches, novice to senior.
**USA Club Leadership/Business Management (Oct 4th & 5th: 6-9pm) $20.00
Required for all new USA clubs for club registration Course 201. Club coaches & board members will learn strategies to improve club governance, management, & leadership. Included are the basic models for swim teams, responsibilities of nonprofit boards, staff/board responsibilities, roles of the Head Coach, governance versus management, financial development, recruiting volunteers, evaluation, & assessment. Attendance at both sessions is required to fulfill the requirement. Either the Board/Booster Club president or Head Coach must attend (both are encouraged). This is required for new clubs, but all are welcome. You must attend both sessions.