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High Performance Clinic: Rock the Blocks - Raleigh, NC

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William H. Sonner Aquatic Facility

1013 Jones Franklin Road

Raleigh, NC 27606

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The coaches of the local teams felt ten-time Olympic medalist Gary Hall, Jr did such a good job leading the last clinic in November, they have asked him to return for this clinic in April!

Gary will be leading three sessions for swimmers of all ages and abilities. He will teach participants to blast off the blocks, into their underwater dolphin kick, and breakout ahead of the competition. Your swimmer will leave this clinic with the skills for a faster start.

  • Ages 10 & Under Session
    Saturday, April 14, 2018
    Check-in: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Event: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Ages 11-12 Session
    Sunday, April 15, 2018
    Check-in: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Event: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Ages 13 & Over Session
    Sunday, April 15, 2018
    Check-in: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Event: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Space is limited. Scroll down to read details on the curriculum.


CURRICULUM:
Starts, Underwater Dolphin Kicking, and Breakouts

Give your swimmer the opportunity to have an advantage every time they step up onto the blocks at this swim clinic designed to help competitive swimmers improve upon the key details that are essential to a fast start, underwater dolphin kick, and breakout. Ten-time Olympic medalist Gary Hall Jr. will teach all participants the drills that they need to practice to master these skills.

  • STARTS: Get off the blocks faster and with more speed and power by learning the techniques of Olympic gold medalist Gary Hall Jr.! Your swimmer will learn to set up on the blocks in a position that will allow them to explode forward. Make sure to be fuly engaged in the air as you throw your hands forward into a tight streamline. Your swimmer will learn drills and exercises that will help make them faster at this clinic!

  • UNDERWATER DOLPHIN KICKING: The fastest swimmers in the world dolphin kick off of their walls and breakout ahead of the competition. It's not as hard as you think. Gary will help swimmers improve their technqiue as well as commit to a number of kicks off of every wall so that they can imporve their underwaters now as well as in the future.

  • BREAKOUTS: Learn how to cary momentum from the underwater dolphin kicks into the breakout by timing the first stroke and staying streamlined. Your swimmer will practice keeping their head down and it'll make a big difference in their breakout!


ASK QUESTIONS: Swimmers and parents are invited to ask Gary questions during a Q&A session. Gain insight into his training regimen, diet and nutrition, and recovery tactics.

WATCH THE CLINICIAN: Observe Gary swim at full speed and demonstrate a progression of perfectly executed drills to achieve powerful, efficient and fast swimming.

PUT YOUR SKILLS TO THE TEST: Swimmers will get to practice what they've learned by taking their stroke to your top speed with one of the best swimmers in the world! They'll work on holding onto their form while challenging themselves

Take a photo while wearing Gary's medals, get autographs, and a gift from TYR Sport!

Inquisitive, Educated Swimmers are Faster Swimmers! Sign up today!


COACHES:

Thise are spots available in the hands-on coaches program. If you are interested in meeting and working alongside our elite clinician during the clinic, please click the register button for the coaches program.

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William H. Sonner Aquatic Facility

1013 Jones Franklin Road

Raleigh, NC 27606

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