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Plivački klub Medveščak – Croatia

During our time in Croatia this summer, we were also fortunate enough to spend 2 and a half days working with PKM, a swimming club based in Zagreb. We worked with the coaches, and around 40 swimmers ranging in age from 9 to 14 years old, on technique for all 4 strokes, starts & turns. There was also a chance to look at some video analysis work with the swimmers to help them better understand the workings of each stroke. With our Croatian speaking skills being pretty non-existent, the coaches were able to help with translation for those swimmers that needed it, the demonstrations helped too. Every swimmer did a fantastic job, and we hope to see you all again in the future! With the Croatian language class that the swimmers were giving us at the end of the camp, hopefully, by next year we will know a few more words!

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Swim Camp 20th October – SOLD OUT

Spaces were limited for our 1st Swim camp at Loughborough University and we apologise to anyone who has missed out this time.

The Swim Camp on the 20th is for Dives & Speed Development and there will also be a special guest on the day.

More camps are due to be announced soon.

August 2018 Swim Camp

August 2018 SWIM CAMP!

Sorry Now Sold Out

Great news! We have another great swim camp in 2018 at Abingdon School, Oxfordshire, come and join us!

The camp will be held on the 11th and 12th of August and will cover all 4 strokes over the 2-day camp, including live demonstrations.

There will also be land based sessions focusing on pre-pool work and injury prevention, and classroom sessions where swimmers will be able to get involved and ask Amy and Joe any questions they may have.

The camp will cost £75 per day, and you will get a free Swim Swift Elite swim cap. You will be able to attend either one or both days.

If you would like to sign up for the camp or would like any more information, please get in touch either by email at info@swimswiftelite.co.uk or by phone on 07815 021591.

It will be here before you know it so secure your place soon! We hope to see you there!’

 

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INCroatia Swim Camp 2018

 

THE INCROATIA SWIM CAMP 2018

Sorry Now Sold Out

Age Group Swimmers: August 26 – 30

9 sessions, accommodation at Hostel Link and all meals

The INCroatia Swim Camp marches on into the third year, applications now open for Youth Swimmers!

Standard procedure: the sooner you book, the less you pay.

Check out videos from previous years and apply!

http://www.incroatia.co/croatia-swim-camp/

 

Swim Camp March 2018

‘March 2018 SWIM CAMP!

Great news! We have our first swim camp of 2018 at Wellbeck Defense College in Leicestershire, come and join us!

The camp will be held on the 24th & 25th March and will cover all 4 strokes over the 2-day camp, including live demonstrations.

There will also be land based sessions focusing on pre-pool work and injury prevention, and classroom sessions where swimmers will be able to get involved and ask Amy and Joe any questions they may have.

The camp will cost £75 per day, and you will get a free Swim Swift Elite swim cap. You will be able to attend either one or both days.

If you would like to sign up for the camp or would like any more information, please get in touch either by email at info@swimswiftelite.co.uk or by phone on 07815 021591.

It will be here before you know it so secure your place soon! We hope to see you there!’

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Croatia camp 2017

It was brilliant to be back out in Rijeka for our 2nd camp partnered with INCroatia. We thoroughly enjoyed working with all the new guys – age groupers & masters! The different age groups and nationalities all came together over the 3 days and bonded in and out of the pool – thanks to Ivan running many games of ‘mafia’!

Loads of content was covered, all 4 strokes, dives & turns. Thanks to Perro, there was somehow even time for individual filming and sitting down for 1-1 discussions with each swimmer to analyse their footage.

The facilities in Rijeka are outstanding and who doesn’t like training in the sun?! Huge thanks to Ivan and the INCroatia team for organising and making this a fantastic event!

We will be back next year around similar dates, so keep checking for updates!

Živjeli!
Uzdravlje!

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Abingdon camp 2017

Abingdon camp 2017We’re always happy whenever we are able to run our swim camps at Abingdon School. We were sold out for the 2nd year (so make sure you get your names down quick for future camps!). A great bunch of swimmers attended on both days a pleasure to work with them in and out of the pool. All 4 strokes were analysed over the 2 days as well as Team building, Core strengthening, Activations, Dynamic power, Circuit training, Goal setting, Race strategies, How to deal with nerves, & Inspiration!

Everyone that came left with key focus points that they are able to take back into their own training to be able to maximise their improvements and swimming performance. Everything ran as smoothly as possible, it was a busy couple of days and everyone left tired and smiling!

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Wombourne Swimming Club

How great to be invited to Wombourne for 2 weekends!

During the pool sessions we were asked to cover Freestyle, Backstroke, Dives, flip turns and help the guys work on some weaknesses and think about their stroke and techniques in a different way. We also examined the mental aspects of training and competition and what it takes to be successful and a world class athlete. To begin the session on the 2nd week we also put the guys through their paces with a land training circuit taking exercises out of our own Olympic programmes and explaining and demonstration how to execute them correctly to assist their pool developments.

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Independent Coach Education

I.C.E obviously agreed with us that Abingdon School has some great facilities and is an ideal place to host a swimming training day. This was another great opportunity for us to help explain and refine the complex and intricate techniques that are involved in swimming for teachers and coaches. Hopefully this way there will be some more up to date swim teaching and coaching occurring in UK and international schools. As always all who attended were very keen to learn as much as possible over the day and to get as much information from us as they can so that they are able to help their students and swimmers improve. Fantastic for us to work with some keen and driven adults. They even all got in the water and gave the drills a go!

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The King’s High School for Girls – Warwick

Swim Swift Elite do not solely work with UK based swimming clubs, we have visited school swimming teams both nationally and internationally. So when The King’s High School for Girls asked us to work with their swimming team and said that they could do with some help with their Freestyle and Dives, we were happy to help!

The girls did a great job getting involved with everything that we asked them to do even if some of the technique ideas were very new to them. The visit was then completed with some swim specific land training exercises during an hour’s circuit training. All the girls were very keen for autographs and to talk to us before we left. We wish them good luck and hope that we’ll see them again in the future!