Master the art of flip turns!

There are no walls in the open water, so why waste precious training time on tumbling drills? 

An open turn allows a mental and physical break in the swim. Think about riding a bike. Do you get to the top of a hill, stop, check your pace and congratulate yourself, or do you increase the cadence and crest the hill? You move on, as you should in the swim. The cost is $20 for 60 minutes.

Who: This clinic is designed for anyone who has never learned how to do flip turns or is interesting in learning how to improve their technique and learn the art of doing effective flip turns.


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Where: Xperience Fitness in Vadnais Heights (map)

Why: Our experienced swim coach will be able to help you get the most out of your swim, helping you to develop an efficient and effective flip turn that will lead you to a better overall race. 

Cost: $20

If you have questions, please contact Dennis via email or 651-426-3619.


Dennis Mohagen - NASM CPT, PES, CES, Metabolic Technician, Coach

Hometown:  New Brighton, MN

Some of my favorites:  Accomplishing a major goal is amazingly rewarding; however, the process involved to achieve the goal is truly the most rewarding part of the challenge.  Reflection upon the path to each goal is my favorite part of being an athlete and coach. 

Fitness Background:  Competitive athlete since kindergarten, began two a days in first grade!   Athletic experiences range from Jr. PGA Golf, State Tournament Hockey, United States Hockey League (USHL), NCAA Swimming & Cross Country, to the International Triathlon Union World Championships.

Post Collegiate competitive experiences focused primarily on Triathlon: USAT National Team Member, USAT All-American, ITU World Championships, and Overall Wins at races including the Carlsbad Triathlon, Solana Beach Triathlon, Imperial Beach Triathlon, The L.A. Triathlon Series and over 30 top three overall finishes.

Coaching experience has ranged from the Team in Training Head Coach for the Joints in Motion/Children’s Arthritis Foundation (San Diego, CA), Squirt and PeeWee Hockey Coaching, the Special Olympics, Masters Swimming, Running, Cycling and Triathlon Coaching.

From an early age I was fortunate to have coaches and role models that emphasized the importance of understanding and applying fundamental technique/efficiency, nutrition, strength training, flexibility, the psychological factors involved in performance, and more.  I began as a student of sport from an early age and I am still eager to learn, study, and analyze sport.   This is a passion I like to share with my clients and I get excited seeing improvement and goal attainment.

I am a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist, NASM Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist, & Metabolic Specialist.