speedweek swim camps
Improve your technique to swim faster.
SpeedWeek swim camps include Aquanex analysis and technique instruction for all four strokes. SpeedWeeks are recommended for competitive swimmers ages 10 and up. Each camp focuses on three goals: optimizing technique, preventing shoulder injuries, and accelerating skill learning.
- An optimal model for technique (MONA)
- “Cue-focused” deliberate practice sessions
- “Skill-isolation” drills
- “Acceleration strategies” for the fastest progress
- An Aquanex+Video analysis by the inventor of Aquanex
- Technique instruction by Rod Havriluk Ph.D. (Human Performance – Biomechanics)
- Guaranteed identification of technique changes that will make you faster
- A limit of 12 participants to ensure maximum individual attention
STR SpeedWeeks accommodate all levels of competitive swimmers. Our analysis procedures and instructional strategies are backed by well-documented results and data collected over thousands of trials with swimmers of all ages and ability levels, from age group to elite performers. We teach ONLY scientifically-proven swimming technique elements. STR’s unique combination of instructional strategies and proven analysis technology gives immediate and accurate information for swimmers, coaches and parents –so swimmers can more easily understand a change and why it’s needed.
Rod Havriluk, Ph.D.
All STR SpeedWeeks and clinics are conducted by Dr. Rod Havriluk. Dr. Havriluk is an internationally-recognized expert on the biomechanics of swimming. He’s also a former coach, active researcher, patent holder, and swimmer. He is a frequent contributor to a number of swimming- and biomechanics-related publications, has been featured in books and on television, and has presented his research at international conferences.
STR SpeedWeek Testimonials
“In the first meet after camp, my daughter set a national record!”
– Kathy B., Parent
“Two of our swimmers are not ranked top 25 in the world. Thanks again for all your help.”
– Chris, Coach
“Many thanks for helping him get to the next level!“
– Susan D., Parent
“I did what you told me and I dropped about 5 seconds in one event and 10 seconds in another.”
– Bryan T., Swimmer