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Mark Foster to run half term swimming camps

10 September 2014

One of Britain’s most successful swimmers, six-time world champion Mark Foster is running a number of one-day swim camps across the country this October half term.

The swim camp is a unique opportunity for local children to be coached by some of the UK’s elite swimmers and sports coaches, including Mark and World Backstroke Champion Katy Sexton MBE. 

Together they will deliver the best training drills, techniques and methods to help young swimmers achieve their potential. Children will be coached on all aspects from improving stroke technique, speed and endurance to advanced land training fitness, strength & flexibility programmes as well as motivation, self-belief, race preparation and tips on nutrition. 

Book your child's place at one of Mark Foster's half term camps at www.mfsa.co.ukThe Mark Foster Swimming Academy is suited to young swimmers between the ages of 11 and 18 who either have achieved the ASA Learn to Swim Level 7 framework or are currently swimming competitively at a club, regional or national level.

Due to the high coach to swimmer ratio which ensures each participant receives the attention they need to make a real difference to their swimming development, there are only 60 places available at each camp, so make sure bookings are made early to avoid disappointment.

The initiative from Mark Foster has already inspired hundreds of children to achieve the best level of swimming they can, using fun and informative teaching techniques to engage both young swimmers and their parents, who are also invited to come along and observe.

“I'm excited to be helping and inspiring the next generation of swimmers." - Mark FosterWith support from the ASA, Mark says “I’m excited to be helping and inspiring the next generation of swimmers. I’ve put together a team of some of the most knowledgeable people in sport to help me cram the day with the most up to date techniques, drills and methods available to swimmers so they can be the best they can be”.

Where and when?

The one day camps will be running in Leatherhead on Mon 27th Oct, Basildon Tue 28th Oct, Coventry Thu 30th Oct, & Bristol Fri 31st Oct. 

The day costs £95 which includes Mark’s Sporting Heroes Book and a swim cap.

What does the day involve?

The one-day camp runs from 9am to 4.30pm. Here is a basic running order:

  • 9:00 - 9:30am - Introduction and Meet the team
  • 9:30 - 11:30am - Pool training (group 1), Land training (group 2)
  • 11:30 - 12:30pm - Lunch & Nutrition talk
  • 12:30 - 2:30pm - Groups Swap
  • 3:00 - 4:00pm - Mindset, question and answer session
  • 4:00 - 4:30pm - Photos and close

How do I book?

For more information and to book please visit www.MFSA.co.uk

  • Spaces are limited to 60 per camp so remember to book your young swimmer’s place now to avoid disappointment.
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