Open Water Swim Clinic
New to swimming or to Open Water swimming? Maybe you have some anxiety in the Open Water? Want to try a blueseventy wetsuit for free? How about learning all you need to know for Open Water Swimming in a safe and monitored environment?
Then this clinic is for YOU!
NEW THIS YEAR
We're going to break out swim sessions into two groups: Beginner and Intermediate/Advanced during dry-land presentation and for rest of clinic.
Expert Coaching on OW
30min Dry-land presentation
Wetsuit Demos on site
Team MPI Swag
SUP Safety Support
Swim gear (suit & goggles)
30min Dry-land talk
Group broken into abilities
Opportunity to swim course
1 v 1 with Coach
Meet YOUR Coach
TEAM MPI HEAD COACH
Multiple 5K Open Water races, 3 x Ironman Kona finisher, XTERRA World Championships, 16 Ironmans
"Come join us for our FIFTH annual OW Swim Clinic - can't wait to see you all!"
7:30am Wetsuit try-on by blueseventy at Quinn's Pond
8:00am Open Water presentation for entire group
8:15am Dry Land Breakout Groups (Beginner & Int/Advanced)
~8:30am In-Water Skills Session in groups
~9:30am Optional "Swim the Course"
10:00am Clinic Ends
Swim Topics to be Covered
Open water training
Open water racing
Proper water entry
Proper water exit
How to sight correctly
How to draft correctly
How to put on and wear a wetsuit properly
How to calm nerves and conserve energy
How to Open Water swim efficiently
How to alter tactics for Ocean, Lake, River swims
Additional Topics for Intermediate/Advanced
How to swim STRATEGICALLY
Drafting to your advantage
Sighting and Stroke Rate adjustments