Podium Training Camps and Clinics

 
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Below are upcoming camps, clinics, and speaking engagements where Dave and the Podium Training team will be involved.  Check back regularly for updates.

If you need more information regarding one of our camps or clinics, or would like to host a training camp in your area, please contact Dave to schedule a phone call. Or email him via info@podiumtraining.com

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 Swimming Stroke Development Clinic

Podium Training Systems & US Masters Swimming excited to host a stroke development swimming clinic at the Woodland Park Aquatics Center. 

Topics will include: 

  • Proper freestyle mechanics for maximum efficiency
  • Discussion and examples of open-water mechanics for triathletes
  • Specific drills to fine tune and develop your stroke – drill progression for freestyle
  • Drills for open water swimmers and triathletes
  • Discussion of methodologies for effective training

The cost for this 90 minute session is $40. For the clinic, you should bring a suit, goggles, hand paddles, goggles, and fins.

Dates and registration will be opening soon!

Dave Burgess is a USA Triathlon Level 2 coach, US Masters Swimming Level 3 coach, as well as a USA Swimming & American Swimming Coaches Association Level 3 coach. He is also a regular webinar presenter for USA Triathlon and a clinic presenter and educator for US Masters Swimming.
 

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  US Masters Swimming Level 1-2 Coaching Certification   Saturday, January 27, 2018. Austin TX

U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS levels 1&2 Masters coach certification course on Saturday, January 27, 2018 in Austin, TX. Dave Burgess from Podium Training Systems will be presenting, and hopes that anyone who is interested in becoming a certified U.S. Masters Swimming coach can attend.

The USMS Coaches Committee and Program Services have developed four levels of Masters coach certification. The courses for Levels 1, 2, and 3 are taught in classroom settings throughout the country by USMS-certified instructors. At the conclusion of the courses, USMS issues certification to successful candidates. Please note that you cannot take the Level 3 course on the same weekend that you are taking Levels 1 and 2. The registration fee for level 1 is $100 and level 2 is $100, however, if you take both levels on the same day you get a $20 discount making the cost $180.

Registration for this clinic, and details on the instructors, can be found on the USMS level 1-2 course registration page.

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US Masters Swimming Adult Learn-To-Swim Instructor Clinic   Sunday, January 28, 2018. Austin TX

U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting an Adult Learn-To-Swim instructor certification course on Sunday, January 28, 2018 in Austin, TX. Dave Burgess from Podium Training Systems will be leading this clinic.

More than a third of adults in the United States can’t swim the length of a pool, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which puts them at risk of being one of the 10 people who drown every day in this country. U.S. Masters Swimming's Adult Learn-to-Swim initiative is on the front lines to change this statistic. With education, outreach, and financial support, USMS is making more adults safer around water. 

USMS's Adult Learn-to-Swim instructor certification program trains and educates swim instructors in the methods and techniques that work best for adult learners. 

Registration for this clinic is open! You can register on the US Masters ALTS registration page, or click the image below for more information the ALTS program.


    Quick and easy recipes to fuel the plant-based athlete     Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 11:00am

Podium Training Systems is proud to partner with the Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy to bring you a demonstration class on how to add simple, healthy, and delicious recipes to both fuel your workouts and help you recover from them. Recipes (and samples) will include a super recovery smoothie, and homemade energy packed nutrition bars.

But that's not all that's available in this class. Vegan chef and cookbook author JL Fields will be starting the session off with two individual sessions on pressure cooking, and air frying. She'll be making risotto, umami beans, fried tofu, and fried pasta bites for your tasting pleasure. You'll walk way from these classes with recipes as well as the understanding on how to use these amazing appliances.

Classes begin at 11:00am - each session will run for approximately 45 minutes. Sign up for one class, or all three. Head on over to the Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy to register (or click on the image below). You'll be provided the location and address in your registration confirmation email.


US Masters Swimming Level 3 Coaching Certification Clinic  Saturday, February 24, 2018. Washington DC

U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS level 3 Masters coach certification course on Saturday, February 24th, 2018 in Washington DC. Dave Burgess from Podium Training Systems will be presenting. All US masters level 2 coaches should seriously consider this course to enhance their coaching education with a focus on administration, nutrition, dry-land training, and more.

Prerequisites
You must have completed Levels 1&2 of the USMS Masters coach certification program and be a current USMS Member to participate in the course.

Certification Process
Upon successful completion of the certification process, including all required memberships, applications and completed tests: Each person will be awarded a USMS level 3 Certified Masters Coach certificate.

Registration for this clinic is now open! You can register via the US Masters Coaching Clinic registration page, or you can click the image below for more information on becoming a US Masters Certified Coach.


US Masters Swimming Adult Learn-To-Swim Instructor Clinic   Sunday, February 25, 2018. Washington DC

U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting an Adult Learn-To-Swim instructor certification course on Sunday, February 25th, 2018 in Washington DC. Dave Burgess from Podium Training Systems will be leading this clinic.

More than a third of adults in the United States can’t swim the length of a pool, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which puts them at risk of being one of the 10 people who drown every day in this country. U.S. Masters Swimming's Adult Learn-to-Swim initiative is on the front lines to change this statistic. With education, outreach, and financial support, USMS is making more adults safer around water. 

USMS's Adult Learn-to-Swim instructor certification program trains and educates swim instructors in the methods and techniques that work best for adult learners. 

Registration for this clinic is open! You can register on the US Masters ALTS Clinic registration page, or click the image below for more information the ALTS program.


           Podium Training Systems Spring Training Camp             March 2018. New Smyrna Beach, FL

Podium Training Systems will be returning to New Smyrna Beach, Florida this upcoming March for another three-day training camp.

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Swimming mechanics, running form, and cycling skills start things off. We'll then start working your energy systems, and will intersperse our training sessions with presentations, education, and social events.

Stay tuned. We're in the planning phase. Details coming soon. 


US Masters Swimming Level 3 Coaching Certification Clinic  Saturday, April 07, 2018. Bridgewater NJ

U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS level 3 Masters coach certification course on Saturday, April 07th, 2018 in Bridgewater New Jersey. Dave Burgess from Podium Training Systems will be presenting. All US masters level 2 coaches should seriously consider this course to enhance their coaching education with a focus on administration, nutrition, dry-land training, and more.

Prerequisites
You must have completed Levels 1&2 of the USMS Masters coach certification program and be a current USMS Member to participate in the course.

Certification Process
Upon successful completion of the certification process, including all required memberships, applications and completed tests: Each person will be awarded a USMS level 3 Certified Masters Coach certificate.

Registration for this clinic, and details on the instructors can be found on the USMS level 3 coaches clinic registration page.  

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