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CEU: Swim Assessment, Development and Dryland Training for the Triathlete


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Brief Description:
Shelly O'Brien is a USAT Level III coach. She is the owner and head coach for IconOne Multisport, a USAT designated High Perfomance Team for Elite and Age-Group athlete.

Additional Information:
This CEU covers: 

  • Assessing the athlete 
  • Discussion of swimming efficiency and technique 
  • Technique analysis through video 
  • The art of building volume while maintaining skill 
  • Direct application of swim specific strength and flexibility exercises 

Participants will experience the strength training and should come to this discussion in workout attire. The first 4 athletes to send a good quality .avi file to that meets the following criteria will be used in the presentation. No other file type is accepted. 

  • No fins or other swim toys in the video 
  • The water quality must be clear with the athlete distinctly visible. 
  • At least :30 of Underwater front view 
  • At least :30 of underwater away from the camera- no kicking 
  • At least :15 of each, single arm drill underwater 
  • At least :30 side view underwater 
Repeat all of the above with video taken from above the water.

Orlando Level I Attendees and USAT Coaches receive 3 USAT CEUs!



Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $79 Level I Clinic Attendee or USAT Coach; $99 for USAT Member; $119 for General Public
Event Date: Apr. 5, 2013
Location: Orlando, FL
Start Time: 6:00 PM 

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