FINA/UANA Coaches Clinic in Paraguay


FINA / UANA Coaches and Swimmers Clinic
Asuncion, Paraguay
November 10-14, 2019

 The FINA / UANA Coaches and Swimmers Clinic at the CONSANAT Masters Championship was an overwhelming success in Asuncion, Paraguay.  Coaches and Swimmers representing 9 different federations were in attendance (Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Peru, Chile, Venezuela, and Bolivia.  This was the 2nd Clinic of this type in South America, the first being Buenos Aires in 2018.  Juan Carlos Orihuela, President of Paraguay Swimming Federation and, FINA Vice President,  and his federation staff were an outstanding host in organizing this clinic. 

This was the largest Coaches / Swimmers Clinic for Master’s ever held in the world with over 87 Coaches and Swimmers attending.  A special thanks to Bill Brenner, US Masters Swimming, Director of Coaches Education and Services, and Chief Operating Officer, for offering his expertise in stroke technique for this clinic.  


 With UANA and FINA continued support of Master’s Coaches, and with the willingness to create new programs for adults, this alone will increase the number of  Masters athletes who have chosen to use aquatics as a means of exercise for a healthier lifestyle…