Last month Simply Swim teamed up with Adidas and Ben Proud to supply an incredible prize. 5 fortunate younger swimmers got the chance to be taught from one of many highest on the earth; Ben Proud. Ben is the 2017 50 metre butterfly World Champion and holds two British nationwide information. He has additionally represented Britain within the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio and within the 50m butterfly on the 2017 World Aquatics Championships. So this skilled swimmer was greater than outfitted to show these youngsters the best way of the game.
The swim coaching clinic occurred on the 11th of November at Surrey Sports Park, Guildford. A lot of keen swimming fans waited patiently to be taught swimming strategies from a member of Team GB. For six hours the youngsters obtained suggestions and methods from the world champion that they will apply to their future swimming within the hopes of constructing it as a star swimmer themselves.
Ben demonstrated numerous swimming strategies on the facet of the pool all through the swim clinic in order that the younger swimmers had been capable of see an skilled’s type within the water. This was an effective way to point out the proper type for various swim strokes with out the necessity to look underwater. The group would then bounce into the pool and carry out the actual swim stroke they simply noticed. Proud and his group supplied phrases of encouragement and recommendation, making every swimmer really feel supported whereas additionally having enjoyable.
During the center of the day Ben spoke to the youngsters about how he prepares himself for races and how he units objectives to realize his ambitions. They held on to his each phrase, absorbing his huge wealth of data and expertise. After his presentation, a sea of hand had been raised, all determined to ask the champion swimmer questions.
Everybody concerned from the youngsters to Ben Proud himself, had a relentless smile on their face all through the day. The youngsters got here away being impressed, hopefully to develop into future Olympic swimming champions themselves.