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Webinar: The 3 Most Important Technical Aspects of Swimming

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Topic: The 3 Most Important Technical Aspects of Swimming

If you're struggling with getting faster in the water, TrainingBible Elite Coach Jim Vance will explain and simplify what is most important to go faster in the water. He will also share some underwater video footage from swimmers to better understand the application of the technical discussion. If you're looking to be a better swimmer, or make your athletes faster in the water, this webinar will help you do that. 

The webinar will include:

- Discussion of technique, and the physics related to it
- Tools and sessions to improve technique 
- Getting athletes to transfer the technique to open water and race performance 
- Monitoring for technical improvements

Purchase this archived webinar here.

Jim Vance

Jim is a Level 2 and Youth & Junior Certified Coach for USA Triathlon, as well as an Elite Coach for TrainingBible Coaching. Jim holds a BS in Physical and Health Education, K-12, from the University of Nebraska, where he ran track and cross country. He was a school teacher for 6 years, before committing to triathlon full-time. He is also the founder and Head Coach of TriJuniors, a USAT High Performance Team in San Diego, focused on developing youth and junior elite triathletes. 

Jim has spent time at the US Olympic Training Center, training under the guidance of the National Team Coaching Staff, as well as seen success with two World Championship titles as an amateur, in both XTERRA and ITU. His range of performances also stretch to Ironman, where he finished 3rd at the 2006 Ironman Florida, in a time of 8:37:09. He has coached National Champions, and World Championship podium finishers, for both amateurs and elites. In 2011, Jim was named US National Elite Team Head Coach for the Duathlon World Championships, leading the US to one of its best team performances ever at the event.

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Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members or Coaches; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Jun. 13, 2012
Start Time: 12:00 PM MST

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