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FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic Schedule

FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic Schedule

Prior to the start of the SC World Champs, FINA is hosting the World Aquatics Convention. The Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic is the part of the World Aquatics Convention in which information and knowledge is shared throughout the coaching world.

Headliners include Bob Bowman, David Marsh, Ben Titley, and Bill Furniss. 

Never heard of this? Check out our post on Yuri Suguiyama’s presentation from 2012 where he spoke about Katie Ledecky’s training leading up to the London Olympics. Yuri won’t be talking at this one. Instead he will be the Men’s Head Coach of Team USA for SC World Champs.

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

09:00-10:30 – Session 1: Coaching the best swimmer of all time

Bob Bowman, Men’s Olympic Head Coach, USA Swimming

11:00-12:30 – Session 2a: Coach with emerging technologies

Advancing Swimming Through Big Data
Mr. Tristan Lehari, Founder, Tritonwear 

Video Analysis as a Powerful Tool to Coach
Mr. Glenn Mills, Co-funder, GoSwim 

Swimming Power Test and its applications
Dr Genadijus Sokolovas, Senior Physiologist, Global Sports Technology

Effects of light feedback on swimming performance
Alessandro Buresta, Founder, Indico Technologies

Using video technology in swimming performance analysis
Christoph Trautner, CONTEMPLAS GmbH 

11:00-12:30 – Session 2b: ‘Enhancing Performance with Golden Sport Science and Medicine!’

11.00: Welcome and Introduction
Chair Dr. Margo Mountjoy, FINA Sport Medicine Bureau Liaison

11.00-11.30 Eating to Win! Nutrition for Aquatic Coaches
Prof. Ron Maughan, University of Aberdeen, (GBR)

11.30-12.00: Open Water Swimmer Safety: Coaches’ Role
Prof. David Gerrard, University of Otago, (NZL)

Dr Kevin Boyd, (GBR)

12.00-12.30: The Traveling Aquatic Athlete: How to Keep Them Healthy
Prof. Wayne Derman, University of Cape Town, (ZAF)

13.00 – 13.30
Transportation to the Aquatics Centre

(Choice of 3 from 5 Workshops (20 min each))

Workshop A: In the flick of a wrist:  how to prevent career-ending wrist injuries in diving
Dr. Saul Marks, University of Toronto (CAN)

Workshop B: In-Water Retrieval & Resuscitation
Dr. Kevin Boyd, Great Britain Dr. Mohamed Diop, Senegal

Workshop C: Composing training series based on VO2 and lactate kinetics
Prof. Ricardo Pinto Fernandes (POR)

Workshop D: Optimizing performance through nutrition
Dr. Sherry Robertson (CAN)

Workshop E: Metabolic Profiling in elite swimmers – testing in the pool to determine aerobic & glycolytic capacities
Sebastian Weber, STAPS (GER)

14:00-15:30 – Session 3b: Enhancing performance with golden sport science and medicine

The winning mental game
Prof. Peter Jensen Ph.D, Founder, Performance Coaching Inc.

Coaching young athletes: the IOC Youth Athlete Development Model
Prof. Jean Côté Ph.D, Director, Queen’s University, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

Maximising taper in Aquatics
Dr. Iñigo Mujika, Sports Training and Physiologist, Iñigo Mujika Physiology and Training

Helping Coaches through The Physiology and Biophysics of Swimming
Dr. Joel Stager, Director, Counsilman Center for Science of Swimming

16:00-17:30 – Session 4: How do you reach your dream?

Fred Vergnoux, Coach, Royal Spanish Swimming Federation

Sunday, December 6th, 2016

09:00-10:30 – Session 5: How to manage the pressure during Olympic and World Competition

David Marsh, Women’s Olympic Head Coach, USA Swimming 

11:00-12:30 – Session 6: Technology driving swimming success

Magnus Kjellberg, Coach and Swim Analyst, Japan Swimming

13:30-15:00 – Session 7: Coaching an aspiring Olympic gold medalist

Ben Titley, Head Coach, Canada Swimming

15:30-17:00 – Session 8: Winning programme for an Olympic cycle

Bill Furniss, Head Coach, British Swimming