Back 2 back Swim Camp

Sep 29-30, 2018

Palo Alto, CA

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Back2Back Swim Camp

Back2Back Swim Camp is a 2-day elite backstroke-specific camp founded by USA Olympians Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley. The camp takes place September 29-30, 2018 at the Rinconada Park Pool in Palo Alto, CA and will be limited to 60 swimmers maximum who meet the qualifying time standards (see below). Back2Back is a day-camp only and the registration price is $499 per swimmer (includes free Back2Back t-shirt and swim cap). 

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Back2Back provides swimmers the opportunity to practice and race with the two best backstrokers in the USA.

RYAN MURPHY

  • World Record Holder
  • 3-time Olympic gold medalist
  • Settlers of Catan champion

JACOB PEBLEY

  • 2016 USA Olympian
  • 2017 World Championships bronze medalist
  • Fortnite hero

2018 Back2Back Qualifying Time Standards (sc yards and lc meters):

  • Girls 1:00.99 or faster (100 back short-course yards) or 1:09.99 in long-course meters
  • Boys 56.99 or faster (100 back short-course yards) or 1:05.99 in long-course meters

Date: September 29-30, 2018 (Saturday & Sunday)

Time: 11:00am to 3:00pm both days (day camp only)

Location: Rinconada Park Pool, 777 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Camp Limit: Back2Back is limited to 60 swimmers nationally who meet the qualifying standards. Registration is first come first serve and will fill up fast!

Price: $499 per swimmer / includes a free Back2Back t-shirt and swim cap

2018 camp overview

Day 1: 100 backstroke

On Deck:

  • Welcome to the Back2Back Swim Camp
  • Meet Ryan Murphy
  • Race Video Review: Racing the 100 backstroke, by Ryan Murphy
  • Warm-up and Stretching for the 100 backstroke led by Ryan Murphy

In Pool:

  • All swimmers will go through Ryan's specific warm-up and stroke drills for the 100 back
  • MAIN SET #1: A race pace set specifically for the 100 back
  • Watch Ryan Murphy race a 100 back in-person and up-close
  • RACE TIME #1: All swimmers will race 1x100 back, in heats, times recorded

In Classroom:

  • Nutrition & Recovery Talk: Led by Ryan Murphy & Jacob Pebley
  • Recovery snacks and lunch will be provided
  • Open Q&A for all swimmers
  • Day 1 done! 

Day 2: 200 backstroke

On Deck:

  • Intros and Day 1 review
  • Meet Jacob Pebley
  • Race Video Breakdown: Strategies for the 200 backstroke, by Jacob Pebley
  • Warm-up, core and ab exercises: Jacob's pre-practice routine from Cal

In Pool:

  • All swimmers will swim Jacob's specific warm-up for the 200 back
  • Jacob will teach all swimmers his specific body position drills for the 200 back
  • MAIN SET #2: All swimmers will train alongside Jacob and Ryan for a 2,000 yard race pace set, on their send-offs. 
  • RACE TIME #2: "The Jacob Pebley special :)", in heats, times recorded
  • Special treat: The greatest game of "sharks & minnows" ever played. Ever.

In Classroom:

  • Goal setting for 2019 and beyond: Led by Ryan Murphy & Jacob Pebley
  • Recovery snacks and lunch will be provided
  • Photos, autographs with Jacob & Ryan
  • Merchandise available for purchase. 
  • Day 2 done! 

Back2Back Swim Camp provides swimmers the opportunity to practice and race with the two best backstrokers in the USA and is limited to only 60 swimmers nationally who meet the qualifying time standards.