Build Up to Jr Worlds Team Training started in Tenero @ TTT Inlines, Biking, Caneo and Synchro Training Camp in Benicasim, Spain Assessing what needed to be done with the Teams Training Camp Kerenzerberg Setting Goals for Team and Combo Competition Düsseldorf, Germany Training Camp Leysin Training Camp Tenero Training Camp Montreal WORLDS!!!!!!
24 Swimmers, 4 Coaches Figure Technique, Combo, Team, Beach, Spainish Coffee, Spainish Rain, Too much food
Results of Spainish Coffee, Spainish Rain and too much food
RESULTS Facilities were good Lost Study time due to travel time New Years Eve Party Spainish Style with 12 Grapes at the strike of mid night Sauna We neednt finish Combo and Team needed lots of work. A Team did Combo B Team Free Figure Drills and Conditioning Sypoba, Beach Running, Ballet, Circuit, Physical Testing
Kerenzerberg Camp Main Focus: Bring Team Together Finish Team Free Conditioning for Team Prepare for Competition Food was great 1 doctor trip Goal was achieved!
RESULTS Bronze Medal in Team Solos and Duets fought for their right to swim at Jr Worlds Negitive was we lost some of our team spirit. Team did not respond to pressure as we thought it would. Tiger Instinct Coaches had to ask swimmers and themselves what went wrong so we could prepare for Worlds
LEYSIN Vous avez faim? Goal: Learn Combo; girls had to learn it by video at home. We saw who can dance and who cant. Mental and Team building Training Too far away!!! Had a show but only 6 people showed up
Too hot and noisy Housing not ideal for competition camp Need to demand back house! Preparation for Jr. Worlds Conditioning, Relaxation, Massage, Mental, revising Routines, Figures, Fun Shows in Lugano; EBAY, UBS Club, Campers show Disco every Thursday night, grill Saturday Good for seeing how it all worked. Music system not good Magdalena Brunner came for some helpfuls motivation tips Food and atmosphere always good in Tenero 2 went to doctors
In General Lunch food was not good. Hotel rooms had lots of space!!! Hot 40°C Plus Lots of Chlorine in the pool Enough Training Time Transportation good Last evening lots of fun The experience of a life time for most
RESULTS Prelims: 10th Combo 11th Team 11th Duet 11th solo After Prelims and Figures people were afraid of the Swiss! Finals: 10th Combo, 11th Team, 12th Duet, 12th Solo
ANALYS of The YEAR Swiss need to: Have more time together 2 days just gets always starts at the beginning Other countries were 8-12 weeks together!! Create faster, sharper Choroegraphy without losing technique Improve dynamic strength and speed Improve their mental toughness and focus Relax and be flexible in daily life!!!! Believe in the coaches and themselves Know the FINA ruling inside and out Continue with a POH Program Not have one person doing all 5 events!
What the Swiss achieved: Making a positive name for themselves Technically beat USA and Spain in Figures Technical scores were higher then Artistic Swimming compact Started to learn mental training
SPECIAL NOTE What Swimmers and Parents must know: >12 swimmers were selected for the team didnt mean all 12 swimmers swam! >Being selected as one of the best 12 Jrs in your country is a great honor! >We can not be democratically social in the National Teams, that is for the clubs. >We have to have the best people swimming. >