EPISODE 3 - Part II with Eli Danson on Coaching Developmental Swimmers to Reach Beyond their Potential
In Episode 3 of the Freestylin Life and Swim Podcast, we continue our conversation with Eli Danson from North Carolina Aquatic Club (NCAC) in Chapel Hill, NC. We discuss his work with the Developmental 11-12 Age Group - ranging from the goals and expectations of the group (3:42), the organization and structure of the group (8:45), core sets that work for 11-12 developmental athletes (13:07), and the most important skills for developmental athletes to improve upon and work on in practice (20:41). We also discuss key words or phrases to help 8 & under athletes understand what their bodies should be doing in the water (31:53), and much more.
Duration: 41 min