October 29, 2020

Swimmers and Swimming Coaches! Join our Performance Team in a series of FREE Online CPD this November (and December!), designed to give you the opportunity to learn directly from the best minds in the business.

Each session is led by a different department, starting at the top with National Senior National Performance Director Jon Rudd, then moving across to athlete training with Lorna Barry, sports science and medicine with Paul Talty and Dr Cormac Powell, and finally managing young talent with coach Aaron Rickhuss.

All these sessions are scheduled to take place in the late afternoon or evening, free of charge, and will earn you 1 CPD point.

Swim Ireland Performance CPD Series

Pick the Brains of our National Performance Director

An opportunity to ask our National Performance Director any questions in relation to our COVID-19 plan, or his experience as an Olympic gold medal coach. If you would like to send any questions prior to the webinar, please email niamhmcdonnell@swimireland.ie.

Wednesday, November 11 - 5-6pm

Developing a Basic Athlete Training Load Monitoring Tool

A brief overview of the RPE based training load monitoring system and how it can be useful in the prescription of training loads in a swimming environment. With Lorna Barry, Strength and Conditioning Coach at National Centre, Limerick.

Monday, November 16 - 6-7pm

Sports Science and Sports Medicine Q&A

Our Performances Services heads, Dr Cormac Powell and Paul Talty, will be on hand to answer any and all questions relating to Sports Science and Sports Medicine. If you would like to send any questions prior to the webinar, please email niamhmcdonnell@swimireland.ie.

Tuesday, November 23 - 3-4pm

Coaching Talented Athletes at a Young Age

Aaron Rickhuss, Head Coach at Enniskillen Lakelanders SC, will deliver a presentation based on the principles of coaching young athletes and ensuring that their Long-Term Athlete Development is in the best interests of everyone involved. This includes talks about engaging with talented young athletes, their parents and club.

Wednesday, December 2 - 7-8pm

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