1st Offline swim Clinic at GAFRAY Bengaluru
Ian Els conducted a swim clinic for coaches working with young swimmers..
Swim.clinic, An initiative of GAF and SAI conducted its first offline swim clinic at GAFRAY Bengaluru on 27th and 28th December 2021. The clinic focused on coaches working with swimmers between the ages of 6 and 10.
Spread over 2 days, The clinic featured theory and practical lessons with drill progressions and advise on how to manage young swimmers. The objective of the session was
- Create an awareness amongst coaches of young development swimmers of what the training should look like to ensure programs adhere to LTAD.
- Expose swimmers and coaches to drills and drill progressions to ensure optimal learning of required movement patterns.
- Create a learning environment that allows swimmers to improve technique, while providing coaches with an educational opportunity with a strong practical component.
The session was attended by around 20 coaches. The number was limited due to increasing cases of the Covid-19 virus.