The ‘daily dryland’: Ideas to stay active while at home-week 7

By Reach for the Wall Staff

Happy #MayDay Everyone!! Traditionally the 1st of May is ushered in with a dance around the maypole, the crowning of the May queen or a surprise gift basket for your neighbor, but in these times it’s probably good enough to get outside & enjoy the day Nature has brought. Today’s dryland suggestion comes from MySwimPro & is full of fun dance moves and lots of energy!

A few ‘not to miss’ events for today & the weekend:

Fitter and Faster:

Live Freestyle Demo – In an Endless Pool! – Friday, May 1: 3:30pm ET

For Swimmers and Coaches

Swimmers will get to watch Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary demonstrate his freestyle technique live in an Endless Pool and give viewers drills they can do on land to reinforce proper technique. Both he and coach Ben Lee will break down his stroke and discuss what makes it fast! 

Led by Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary and Coach Ben Lee

Register Now ( https://fitterandfaster.com/fftlive-registration/live-stroke-demo-freestyle/  )


“Coaches Corner”: Breaking into National Level Swimming – Friday, May 1: 5:00pm ET

For Coaches

Mike, Sue and Chuck will be discussing what it takes to develop a young swimmer into an athlete capable of making it to the Junior National level (and beyond) of the sport! 

Led by Victor Swim Club head coach Mike Murray, Bluefish Swim Club Head Coach Chuck Batchelor, and NCAP coach Sue Chen

Register Now ( https://fitterandfaster.com/fftlive-registration/coaches-corner-breaking-into-national-level-swimming/  )


“FFT Insider”: From College Walk-on to Olympic Medalist – Saturday, May 2: 2:00pm ET

For Swimmers, Parents, and Coaches

In this live broadcast, Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary will interview Olympic medalist Connor Jaeger on his experience and rapid improvement from being a college walk-on to becoming an Olympic medalist! 

Led by Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary and Olympic medalist Connor Jaeger

Register Now ( https://fitterandfaster.com/fftlive-registration/fft-insider-from-college-walk-on-to-olympic-medalist/  )

CG Sports Network:

Saturday, May 2, 11:30am EDTLive dryland workout with USA Olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers on Super Sprint Saturdays with Katie Hoff (what?!)


Saturday May 2 starting @ 11:30 Blue Angels, Thunderbirds to Salute Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia COVID-19 Responders

Flyovers in Baltimore will start at 11:30 a.m. (EDT) and last approximately 15 minutes.

Flyovers in Washington D.C. and surrounding communities will start at 11:45 a.m. (EDT) and last approximately 20 minutes. Residents in these areas will be able to see the flyover from the safety of their home-quarantine and should maintain all social distancing guidelines during this event. They should also refrain from traveling to landmarks, hospitals and gathering in large groups to view the flyover.

baltimore flyover
Image courtesy WTOP and Md. Gov. Hogan
DC flyover plan
Image courtesy WTOP and Md. Gov. Hogan

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