44º Congress

Josip Varvodic

Consultant cardiac surgeon, Department of Cardiac and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Dubrava, Croatia. LEN Medical committee member, FINA sports medicine committee member, President of Medical committee and Supervisory Board, Croatain Swimming Federation, Croatain anti-doping agency member.

DAY: october 1st
SESSION: Session 4 – Nutrition and Altitude: Strategies to enhance performance
PRESENTATION: Supplementation and doping – A thin line

Daniel Marinho

Professor at the University of Beira Interior/CIDESD; doctorate in Sports Science; responsible for the Training Evaluation and Control Office of the FPN; Grade III Coach –Swimming.

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Session 5 – Planning for the Future
PRESENTATION: FPN Sports Policy – application in youth training levels

João Paulo Vilas-Boas

Full Professor at the Faculty of Sport of the University of Porto; Director of the Biomechanics Laboratory of Porto (LABIOMEP-UP); President of the International Council of Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming; Member of the Board of the Olympic Committee of Portugal; Olympic Swimming Coach; Three times swimming coach of the year in Portugal.

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Session 6 – Swimming Lab
PRESENTATION: Assessment, training control and advice: the Swimming laboratory

José Antonio Del Castillo Pérez

Degree in Physical Activity and Sport; Master High Performance Spanish Olympic Committee; Doctoral candidate at the University of Castilla La Mancha; Head Coach C.N. Sabadell; High Performance Director of the Spanish Selection 2012-16; Sant Cugta National Center 2009-2018 Coach of Olympic Swimmers in Beijing, London, Rio, Tokyo; one finalist swimmer at 400m styles Rio’16; World and European 50 and 25 medal pool;

Highlights: P50 World Silver, P50 European Gold. P25 World gold; reached national records in distances of 50-100-200-400mts.

DAY: october 1st and 2th
SESSION: Session 4 – Nutrition and altitude: strategies to enhance performance; session 7 – Become the best coach you can be
PRESENTATION: Personal experience of altitude training

John Bales

John Bales is President of the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), the international organization with the mission of enhancing the quality of coaching at every level of sport.  He was previously CEO of the Coaching Association of Canada, and was a national and Olympic coach in sprint canoe. 

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Closing session
PRESENTATION: Enhancing Coaching Development Systems

Fabrizio Antonelli

Fabrizio Antonelli is an Italian pool and open water swimming coach who trains Samantha Arévalo Salinas of Ecuador (2016 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim + 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships 10 km silver medalist), Gregorio Paltrinieri (2016 1500m freestyle gold medalist), Arianna Bridi of Italy (2017 FINA World Swimming Championships 10 km bronze medalist), and Rachele Bruni of Italy (2016 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim silver medalist) in Rome.

DAY: october 1st
SESSION: Session 2 – Distance swimming and the need for speed
PRESENTATION: Monitoring Training in Open Water Swimming

Juan Antonio Moreno Murcia

Full Professor of Physical Education and Sports at the Sports Research Center of the Miguel Hernández University in Elche (Alicante, Spain). President of the Ibero-American Association for Aquatic, Special and Hydrotherapy Education (AIDEA) and author of content related to aquatic education.

DAY: october 3rd
SESSION: Closing session
PRESENTATION: Motivation in the comprehensive aquatic method

Chris Ritter

Chris Ritter is the CEO of RITTER Sports Performance and the creator of SURGE Strength. They have created the first and only strength & conditioning certification that is specific to swimming, the SURGE Strength Dryland Certification. SURGE Strength also provides online dryland training globally to swimmers and swim teams.

DAY: october 1th
SESSION: Session 4
PRESENTATION: Dryland training: the surge strength systematic approach

Jon Rudd

Jon is an Olympic Gold medal coach and Swim Ireland’s National Performance Director. In recent years, Jon has directly coached three World Records (both long course and short course) and several European and Commonwealth Records. Jon’s coaching history sees him having directly coached one or more gold medallist at every international meet on the calendar, including: senior, youth and junior medals (short course and long course) at Commonwealth, European, World and Olympic Games levels. In recent years, Jon has been named as International Coach of the Year, World Junior Coach of the Year and European Coach of the Year, as well as having won the British Swimming Coach of the Year award on two occasions. Jon has served as a senior International Head Coach at Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth levels for Great Britain, Lithuania, England, Ireland and Turkey and as a Senior International Coach for the Netherlands and Kenya

DAY: october 1th
SESSION: Session 2
PRESENTATION: Considerations & Preparations for Sprint Athletes

Raúl Allerano

Full Professor of the Faculty of Sport Sciences at the University of Granada. Director of Singular Laboratory Aquatics Lab. He is currently in charge of biomechanical support for the Spanish senior swimming team.
International expert on Swimming Competition Analysis and Swimming Hydrodynamics.

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Session 6
PRESENTATION:  From basic analysis of splits to detailed analysis of swimming performance, its application to specific race pace training

Jorge Filipe Estrela Morais

Professor at the Department of the Sport Sciences of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal). Researcher and member of the Research Centre in Sports, Health and Human Development (CIDESD) and collaborator with the Portuguese Swimming Federation (training evaluation and race analysis).

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Session 5 – Planning for the Future
PRESENTATION: Characterization and modeling of parameters that characterize pacing in elite swimming

Susana Soares & Sílvia Pinto

Susana Soares is a professor at the Swimming Office at FADEUP. She is also an associate researcher at CIF2D and member of Labiomep.
Silvia Pinto is an Artistic Swimming Coach at Clube Fluvial Portuense.

DAY: october 3th
SESSION: Session 12
PRESENTATION: Multidisciplinary teaching: the challenge imposed by artistic swimming

Jorge Filipe Estrela Morais

Professor at the Department of the Sport Sciences of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal). Researcher and member of the Research Centre in Sports, Health and Human Development (CIDESD) and collaborator with the Portuguese Swimming Federation (training evaluation and race analysis).

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Session 5 – Planning for the Future
PRESENTATION: Characterization and modeling of parameters that characterize pacing in elite swimming

Jorge Filipe Estrela Morais

Professor at the Department of the Sport Sciences of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal). Researcher and member of the Research Centre in Sports, Health and Human Development (CIDESD) and collaborator with the Portuguese Swimming Federation (training evaluation and race analysis).

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Session 5 – Planning for the Future
PRESENTATION: Characterization and modeling of parameters that characterize pacing in elite swimming

Jorge Filipe Estrela Morais

Professor at the Department of the Sport Sciences of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal). Researcher and member of the Research Centre in Sports, Health and Human Development (CIDESD) and collaborator with the Portuguese Swimming Federation (training evaluation and race analysis).

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Session 5 – Planning for the Future
PRESENTATION: Characterization and modeling of parameters that characterize pacing in elite swimming

Jorge Filipe Estrela Morais

Professor at the Department of the Sport Sciences of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal). Researcher and member of the Research Centre in Sports, Health and Human Development (CIDESD) and collaborator with the Portuguese Swimming Federation (training evaluation and race analysis).

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Session 5 – Planning for the Future
PRESENTATION: Characterization and modeling of parameters that characterize pacing in elite swimming

Jorge Filipe Estrela Morais

Professor at the Department of the Sport Sciences of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal). Researcher and member of the Research Centre in Sports, Health and Human Development (CIDESD) and collaborator with the Portuguese Swimming Federation (training evaluation and race analysis).

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Session 5 – Planning for the Future
PRESENTATION: Characterization and modeling of parameters that characterize pacing in elite swimming

Jorge Filipe Estrela Morais

Professor at the Department of the Sport Sciences of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal). Researcher and member of the Research Centre in Sports, Health and Human Development (CIDESD) and collaborator with the Portuguese Swimming Federation (training evaluation and race analysis).

DAY: october 2th
SESSION: Session 5 – Planning for the Future
PRESENTATION: Characterization and modeling of parameters that characterize pacing in elite swimming

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