|Swimmer Registration||Sat, Feb 1, 2020 12:00 AM||Fri, Mar 27, 2020 06:00 PM|
This competition is limited to the first 60 entrants.
Currently there are 16 entrants.
**This event has been postponed to May 2 due to pool closure caused by Coronavirus Pandemic. If the Stay at home continues it may need to be scheduled even later***
This clinic will teach you the skills to be more comfortable, safter, 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)
POOL OPEN WATER CLASS (POW)
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
* Overcoming breathing issues in cold water or race starts
* Finding your optimal Cadence (Requires using a Tempo Trainer)
* Turning buoys
* Submerging in a wetsuit to get under waves
* 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:
12:00-12:30 Open Water technique, skills, & wetsuit specific concepts presentation
12:30-1:30 Wetsuit Specific Technique Swimming & Test/Calibration Test
1:30-2:00 Open Water Skills Stations including pack swimming/drafting/turning buoys
2:00-2:30 Group POW Intervals to develop conditioning & endurance
2:30-3:00 Wrap-up & Questions
INCLUDED free to those who attend the POW Class on Sat Mar 28:
Cold Water Acclimation and Surf Entry Practice
This session is ideal for athletes attending IRONMAN Oceanside 70.3 or other early season cold water races.
Sun Mar 29 - Newport Beach. 7am
Regular open water ocean practices begin in April. (Generally every other Thursday and Sunday)
Check this calendar for exact dates:
Exact schedule, location, and times for Open Water Practices will be emailed to all who attend this class
What to bring:
Note pad & Pen
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
Suggested Models: (Full Sleeve if you only have one suit)
Vengeance (Gold standard)
Vector Pro (Silver standard)
Vortex (Bronze Standard)
NOT Suggested Models:
Vivid (too thin, not enough buoyancy or warmth)
Volt (low quality, inflexible rubber)
Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "Irvine Novaaquatics."