Senior FINA Instructor Richard Powers, who has coached national teams of seven countries has arrived in the country to conduct a week long FINA swimming coaches clinic at the Le Grande Hotel in Makerere.

The American swimming instructor is here to conduct a high level swimming coaching course with the view of refreshing and giving new tips to coaches in the country from various parts of the country with the majority of them from Kampala area.

This is one of several coaching course’s that the Uganda Swimming Federation is hosting which will see the local governing swimming body hosting 49 activities here.

Powers, will during his five day training session be imparting Stroke techniques with emphasis on four competitive strokes that include freestyle, backstroke, breastroke, butterfly. He will also teach swimming coaches Physiology of Training, Individual medley training, coaching aids, mental training, ethnics for swimming coaches and other related issues and sessions with parents of competitive swimmers.

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