Friday, April 05, 2019

We're At Nike World Headquarters With Our Brand New SS Coach Chris Bagg!

Swim Smooth's Paul Newsome and Adam Young are super-excited to be starting our 3 Day Coach Education Course at Nike World Headquarters in Portland Oregon today with 20 developing swim coaches from around the world in attendance!

And we're even more excited to announce our second coach in Portland, the brilliant Chris Bagg (more info on that below).

#pics from course in morning#

Over the 3 days the coaches on the course will be getting a deep-dive into everything Swim Smooth from best practise video analysis and stroke correction, to cutting edge squad training methods for distance swimmers (and triathletes) and perfecting critical open water skills.

It will be insightful, inspiring and fun in equal measure - watch our for posts from the course on our usual social media sites! Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

If you would like to join us on a future course you can find more information here:

And make sure you're a member of our Coaches Network to be invited to apply: 

Announcing Chris Bagg - Certified Swim Smooth Coach

Swim Smooth are extremely proud to announce our certification of Chris Bagg based here at Nike World Headquarters:

Whenever people ask me what I do for a living, I say "I'm a P.E. teacher for adults." The answer often elicits a laugh (and usually further inquiry), but I think it's the right answer. When I was in high school, I loved gym class (strange, I know). Gym offered a respite from the stresses of my day, a chance to relax, compete, have fun, and maybe even improve my fitness. Was I cool? No—being the teacher's pet in P.E. will not endear you to your fellow teenagers. Did it help keep me sane? Certainly.

Read the rest of Chris' profile here:

Chris is a fantastic coach and an experience pro triathlete in his own right, book in now for a session with him now:

Swim Smooth!

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