Learn to plan your training and establish fundamental diving skills over the course of an entire season
- Discover a week-by-week plan for creating championship divers from the preseason to the state tournament
- Learn a daily workout routine that includes dryland, poolside and 1M diving board training
- Identify the skill level of athletes when they begin training, and pinpoint where you want them to be at the end of the season
with Jason Baumann,
Edina High School (MN) Diving Coach; Owner and Head Coach of North Star Diving Club;
FINA certified judge; former USA Diving Director of Coaches Education; 2001 Mountain West Conference Men's Diving Coach of the Year; Nebraska State High School Champion and NCAA All-American as an athlete.
Edina High School (MN) coach Jason Baumann, has organized a comprehensive look into the seasonal training plan that he uses at the high school level. You'll get insight into the goals Coach Baumann sets over the course of a season, his coaching philosophy, how he improves his athletes' fundamental diving skills and a week-by-week training schedule designed to help divers peak when it matters most.
Before you can establish a schedule, you must set your goals for your team and individual athletes. Coach Baumann discusses the types of goals he sets and considers during the preseason, then dives further into the specific workouts needed to make significant progression during the season. It's important to identify the skill level of your athletes when they come in, as well as where as where you want them to be once the season concludes.
Using a PowerPoint presentation, Coach Baumann walks you through a week-by-week schedule that he typically follows during the high school season. You'll get insights on what Coach Baumann focuses on during each week for skill development, as well as how to keep athletes fresh for the postseason. Every week, a "voluntary of the week" is incorporated into practices to ensure that all essential dives are covered.
Coach Baumann explains daily workouts that are both efficient and creative. Workouts include dryland training, poolside training and work from the 1M board. Typically, Coach Baumann groups his divers by their ability levels at practice, which allows them to improve quicker than they would in one large group. Every practice includes 100s (front jumps), 200s (back jumps), going through the 1M board diving list and specific work on water entries.
Coach Baumann's practice planning and organization strategies are great for coaches of youth programs, high school teams and even collegiate instructors. You'll discover a great schedule for ensuring your athletes achieve plenty of growth and development over the course of a season.
40 minutes. 2016.Swimming & Diving Videos