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Find the S'WET™ SQUAD at DCAC FITCON 2023

Whether you've never been or will be returning again this year, we hope to see your smiling faces in Reston, VA for another amazing DCAC FITCON this summer!

Conference Dates: August 4th-6th. Learn more at

Here's just a few of the many places, workshops and lectures you'll find our S'WET™ SQUAD at this year's conference.

Friday, August 4th (8:30-9:45 am):

Smart Circuits with Katy Coffey

Regardless of the type of equipment or size of your class, circuit training can effectively give your students a total body workout. Learn three different ways to structure your classes with a variety of equipment that is available at your pool. This is an ideal workshop for pools who purchased a small handful of specialty equipment. This workshop may be customized to host sites' equipment.

Friday, August 4th (12:00-1:15 pm)

Instructor Vocal Care with Chris LaCour

Have you ever finished your classes with a sore and tired throat? Yelling too much over your music? No microphone to help you out? We know how it feels! In this workshop you will walk away with vocal tips, tricks and techniques to keep your vocal instrument healthy and strong. Learn the research behind the vocal health of fitness professionals and how important this ironically unspoken topic affects our industry and livelihoods.

Friday, August 4th (3:30-4:45 pm):

Noodle RX with Jenni Lynn Patterson Lacour

This intense but low-impact workout was created to accommodate students of various heights and fitness levels in a shallow-water class. The first segment focuses on creating class content with grounded moves and the other two segments demonstrate how to incorporate a noodle to provide creative challenges and reduce impact.


Saturday, August 5th (7:00-8:15 am)

The Power of Ω with Katy Coffey

Deeper understanding on a multi-purpose tool for all levels. AquaFIIT strength training technique features the Aqua Ω as its key training tool. Alternating between cardio, strength, upper and lower body, this one powerful tool is sure to give you a full body drag workout. Learn how to effectively design and implement an aquatic resistance-training program that maximizes results while remaining on budget.

Saturday, August 5th (12:00-1:15 pm)

Build Your Own Brand with AJ Meyers

This workshop is designed to help instructors understand the importance of identifying and building their own brand. Group exercises and motivational dialogue will help answer the following questions together: What is a brand, and how is it more than just a logo? What can a brand do for a small or start up business? Do I need a brand if I’m not a real business? We'll focus on the latest and greatest tools, methods, platforms and practices to harness the power of your own brand to build up business and attract new clients.

Saturday, August 5th (1:45-3:00 pm)

Aquafiitcation with Katy Coffey

Aquafiitcation teaches the aquatic fitness professional how to build a curriculum for your Aquatic Fitness class when inspired by land based fitness. This workshop will review the difference between Gravity Resisted training in contrast to buoyancy & drag. Group work will then take popular land fitness videos and as a team aquafy the workout for content to use in their own classes.


Sunday, August 6th (9:00am-5:00pm):

Please note: This training will be held OFF SITE at the Reston YMCA, 12196 Sunset Hills Rd, Reston, VA.

S'WET™ Instructor Training with Jenni Lynn Patterson LaCour

Cost: $250.00 before 6/30/23 / $300.00 after 6/30/23

CEC’s: 7.0 AEA, 0.8 ACE, 7.0 AFAA, 0.7 NASM

S’WET™ is a dynamic aquatic fitness program that combines the benefits of swimming, water exercise, and resistance training. Founded by industry expert, Jenni Lynn Patterson-LaCour, S’WET™ offers a unique approach to aquatic fitness that challenges participants to push beyond their limits, while also focusing on safety and proper form. As a licensed S’WET™ instructor, you will learn how to teach classes that are both fun and effective, using a variety of techniques and equipment. In addition, you will be trained in the S’WET™ philosophy, which emphasizes the importance of staying active and engaged in order to achieve long-term success. Whether you are looking to supplement your current fitness career or start a new one, becoming a licensed S’WET™ instructor can help you stand out in the competitive world of fitness.

With a growing demand for aquatic fitness programs, this is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others while also pursuing your own passion for health and wellness. Start your journey to become a licensed S’WET™ Instructor today and help the S’WET™ Squad change the perception of aquatic fitness!'ll be invited to join the S'WET™ SQUAD, a community of aquatic fitness instructors committed to changing the perception of water workouts to bring more people of all ages and experience levels to the pool while delivering a high intensity, low impact cardio and strength training program!




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