The most rewarding thing I do is teach people to be proficient in the water and have fun and be fit in this lifetime sport.
I've been doing that for over 50 years. I'm a USA Swim Coach, college coach, publsisher of Competitive Swimmer Magazine and various books and movies. I've run workshops and camps internationally. I have degrees and teaching credentials in biomechanics, Englsh and motivatioinal psychology. I have taught over 10,000 kids to swim!
It's a true joy to teach both the biginner and the advaced swimmers I am blessed to work with. I hoipe I get to work with you!
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
Every new student or parent completes a report card. With beginners we shoul you what you will be learning and why. Advanced swimmers get a tour of our 40K swim land exercise roo, our underwater video anaysis equipment., our strength towers, various arm paddles we invented here, and movies of world class swimmers underwater. etc.
Beginners get to see me and Eliza show the full stroke, how to float, etc. and then we teach them how to float and relax before the dozens of other skills we teach progressively.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have multiopl California teaching credentials. degrees in English anbd psychology and biomechanics, the scientific study of human motion. I have training from USA Swimming, Red Cross, etc. and I train others in ways to best teach and coach from the first day to Olympic Trials, All Americans, etc.