2nd FINA World Diving Coaches Conference - Programme & Presentations


Day 1 - November 8, 2012
9:30-10:30
Welcome by Host
Welcome by FINA
Congress Overview Purpose & Objectives


10:00-10:45 Major rules changes for Diving at the FINA Congress 2013 Jesus Mena
11:15-12:00 Development and preparation for young generation (1st part) Shaozhen Zhong alt
12:15-13:00 Development and preparation for young generation (2nd part) Shaozhen Zhong same as above
15:00-16:00 Elite Athletes and the way to the top/preparation in important
competition periods (1st part)
Ideas for planning - High Performance Diving
Salvador Sobrino alt
16:15-17:00 Diving Equipment - Venue requirements (standards,
measurements, dry land training equipment etc)
Steve McFarland alt
17:45-18:45 Elite Athletes and the way to the top/preparation in important
competition periods (2nd part)
Case Study
Salvador Sobrino alt




Day 2 - November 9, 2012
9:00-9:30

Experiences from:
- the 14th FINA World Championships
- the 18th FINA Diving World Cup
- the 1st Youth Olympic Games 2010
Proposals

Jesus Mena
9:30-10:00 Diving difficulties, the new approach Jesus Mena & Fernando Platas
10:15-11:15 Early stage preparation (dry land - pool) / ages 5-9 /
selection of dives
Shaozhen Zhong same as above
12:00-13:00 Dry land training - building up difficult dives (part 1) Ivan Bautista alt
16:00-17:00 Effective training camp preparation/management Michael Larouche alt
17:15-17:45 Diving injuries and prevention Dr Saul Marks alt &
18:00-18:45 ISS, educational tool for coaching and judging Steve McFarland alt




Day 2 - November 10, 2012
9:00-10:00 High diving: general information, training skills and special
training programs
Joey Zuber, Niki Stajkovic &
Claudio de Miro
alt & alt
10:15-11:00 Building up difficult dives (part 2) Ivan Bautista alt
12:30-12:45 Diplomas & Closing