'Kev Talks' is a new series of interviews with Wycombe District Swimming Club Head Coach Kevin Brooks who will be talking to swimmers, coaches, parents and volunteers on a wide-range of swim-related topics.
This could be: the importance of swim technique; and of attendance; IM development; capacity training; creating a community club; coach development; energy systems; training sets and sessions.
As Kevin says: "the list is endless".
Club Press Officer Alan Harris puts the questions. So if you have a swim-related question for Kevin please email Alan at firstname.lastname@example.org. and maybe your question will feature in an upcoming episode of 'Kev Talks'.
EPISODE 5 -Performance Centre
WDSC Head Coach Kevin Brooks talks about the club in partnership with Bucks New University being appointed by Swim England as one of five Performance Centres in the country and he also reflects on his time as Lead Coach for the GB female team at the European Junior Championships in Helsinki in July. This episode was broadcast on the Sports Show on Wycombe Sound 106.6FM on Tuesday 17 July.
EPISODE 4 -Core Values
Wycombe District Swimming Club Head Coach Kevin Brooks talks about our Core Values and when he's seen them in action around the club.
EPISODE 3 -Top 10 Tips
Wycombe District Swimming Club Head Coach Kevin Brooks counts down his Top 10 Tips for success for swimmers of all abilities in the club. Can you guess what's Number One?
EPISODE 2 -Arena League
Wycombe District Swimming Club Head Coach Kevin Brooks talks about the Arena National Swimming League, Round One of which begins in October: what it's all about; why we do it; what are his targets for this year and why he'll be wearing a green fancy-dress wig once again if we make it through to the Final...
EPISODE 1 -Swimming is Journey
Wycombe District Swimming Club Head Coach Kevin Brooks talks about what really inspires him. And he shares his vision about 'long-term swimmer development'. Referencing both WDSC swimmers and international elite swimmers Kevin talks about the importance of progressive swim-training as key to helping every swimmer reach their own personal Olympics.