Nova Masters

Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Novaquatics Masters



Pool Open Water (POW) Class #1

All Levels

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Cost: $150 

This clinic will teach you the skills to be more comfortable, safer, and faster in open water swimming and triathlon events. 

NOTE: This is a Prerequisite Class to attending our FREE Open Water Swim Practices at the ocean starting this Spring. (Every other Thursday & Sunday morning)

Learn and practice the following open water skills:
* Swimming Technique & pacing differences in a wetsuit
     Wetsuit Calibration Test. Learn YOUR optimal pace for open water
* Finding your optimal Cadence (Requires using a Tempo Trainer)
* Turning buoys
* Sighting & Navigation Skills
* Dealing with crowds & drafting techniques
* POW intervals over a loop course with buoys in the pool to develop conditioning & endurance.

POW Class Timeline:

10:00-10:30  Open Water technique, skills, & wetsuit specific concepts presentation
10:30-11:30   Wetsuit Specific Technique Swimming & Test/Calibration Test
11:30-12:00     Open Water Skills Stations including pack swimming/drafting/turning buoys
12:00-12:30     Group POW Intervals to develop conditioning & endurance
12:30-1:00     Wrap-up & Questions

INCLUDED free to those who attend the POW Class on Feb 23:

Cold Water Acclimation and Surf Entry Practices (2 options)

These sessions are ideal for athletes attending IRONMAN Oceanside 70.3, LA Tri Series #1, SuperSeal Olympic, or other early season cold water races.

Sat Mar 7 - Huntington Beach. 7am

Sun Mar 29 - Newport Beach. 7am

Regular open water ocean practices begin in April - every other Thursday & Sunday

Exact schedule, location, and times for Open Water Practices will be sent to all who attend this class

What to bring:
Note pad & Pen
Swim suit
Water bottle/Hydration/Snack
Tempo Trainer (available for purchase in cart)
Wetsuit (Optional but recommended)
If you need to purchase a new wetsuit consider getting an XTERRA from this link:
Use Discount code for 50+% off: C-MSOC

Woolett Aquatic Center
4601 Walnut Ave
Irvine, CA

Cancellation Policy

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