NAPA, California, December 28. REGISTRATION is still available for the Pacific Swim Coaches Clinic, held January 3-6, 2013 in Napa, California, and hosted by the American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA).

ASCA @ the
2013 Pacific Swim Coaches Clinic

January 3-6, 2013 * Napa, CA
John Leonard will teach 3 ASCA courses at the 2013 Pacific Swim Coaches Clinic:

World Class Beginnings
(Thu. 1/3/13, 6:00-9:00 p.m.)
About: Focuses on research and a resulting composite of what the most productive programs (as measured by internal production of Senior swimmers) in the world do during the earliest exposures in the sport. Covers coaching techniques, structure of each year, structure of practices, and educational structure of what is taught in what order.

Level 4:
The Leadership School
(Fri. 1/4/13, 8:00 a.m. -- Noon)
About: Coaches are leaders by virtue of their work; and each coach is the leader of their group. This is a "How to" manual, with practical information that can be used tomorrow, as well as a long-term look at how to set-about improving leadership skills (and defining just what those skills are).

Dryland Training
(Fri. 1/4/13, 1:00-5:00 p.m.)
About: Effective use of a dryland program for all ages, soup-to-nuts. This course covers what to do with each age group of your program and how to put together a comprehensive program that will help your athletes swim better and faster.

Cost: ASCA courses are $70 each (before 1/1/13).
Note: courses are $60 each if one is also register for the clinic, itself.

Location: Napa Valley Marriott (3425 Solano Avenue, Napa,CA)

Register via NorCal Swim Shop:
www.swimshop.com


The Clinic, itself, is Saturday and Sunday (January 5 and 6). Clinic cost $115 (before 1/1/13). Speakers include: Curt Altschul, Bob Bowman, Carol Capitani, Jay Fitzgerald, Pete Motekaitis, Brent Mitchell, John Mullen, Tisha Steimle and Todd Tucker. Further information is available by clicking here (includes speaker bios, clinic schedule, registration form, and hotel information).

Note: A SwimAmerica training will be held with the clinic, on Sunday (1/6/13, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.). To register for this training, please call Julie Nitti at 1-800-356-2722 or email jnitti@swimmingcoach.org