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May 2019

Opportunities in May

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Thursday, May 9, in Salem, Oregon

New Swimmer 4-Week (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday, May 6, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 4-Week (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday, May 6, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 3-Lesson (Private) Series

  • Is available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Run Better 4-Lesson Series

  • Starting May 8, in Salem, Oregon

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Adult Swim Club

  • One morning, one evening, and one lunch time each week, in Salem

 

June 2019

Opportunities in June

Open Water Swim Camps

  • June 23-29 in Kaş, Turkey – Intro and Intermediate level

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday evenings, June 3, in Salem, Oregon

New Swimmer 4-Week (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday, June 3, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 4-Week (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday, June 3, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 3-Lesson (Private) Series

  • Is available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Adult Swim Club

  • One morning, one evening, and one lunch time each week, in Salem
July 2019

Opportunities in July

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Thursday, July 25, in Salem, Oregon

New Swimmer 4-Week (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday, July 1, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 4-Week (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday, July 1, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 3-Lesson (Private) Series

  • Is available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Adult Swim Club

  • One morning, one evening, and one lunch time each week, in Salem
August 2019

Opportunities in August

Open Water Swim Camps

New Swimmer 4-Week (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday, July 29, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 4-Week (Small Group) Series

  • Starting Monday, July 29, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 3-Lesson (Private) Series

  • Is available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Adult Swim Club

  • One morning, one evening, and one lunch time each week, in Salem
September 2019

Opportunities in June

Open Water Swim Camps

  • September 15-21 in Kaş, Turkey – Intro and Intermediate level
  • September 22-28 in Kaş, Turkey – Intermediate and Advanced level

Pool Comfort 3-Lesson (Private) Series

  • Is available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Private Lessons and Advanced Training and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Adult Swim Club

  • One morning, one evening, and one lunch time each week, in Salem

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Choose A Role Model… That Fits You

Choose a role model who is demonstrating those features at a speed similar to what you intend to go at. Form changes in significant ways as speed increases because the forces involved increase. When your hero or heroin is flying along at world record pace, they are positioned in a way that is not how you will be positioned when you are going at your best pace (I am sorry to break that to you!).

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Can You Trick Yourself Into A Longer Stroke?

You can do a set or exercise we call a ‘pyramid, such as a stroke count pyramid or a tempo pyramid and over the course of maybe 600 to 1000 meters, you can trick your body into swimming with slightly longer strokes or slightly faster tempo than you could previously. But just after doing a pyramid set try swimming for 5 minutes or longer with that improved stroke length or stroke rate. Your ability to maintain it likely won’t last long…

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The Back Story Of The Stroke Count Charts

Being one who processes information visually, one of my favorite products of these equations was a curve that I could calculate and then draw on a graph. The equations allow me to take different measurements from a unique swimmer and situation, and produce output that are a bit more customized to that individual. I can use the variables for height and wingspan (to derive the wingspan coefficient), push-off distance, duration of the turn, and things like that.

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