Pool Open Water (POW) Class #2

Nova Masters Events

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Nova Masters Events

Open Water Registration

Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Sat, Feb 1, 2020
12:00 AM
Thu, Jun 4, 2020
06:00 PM

This competition is limited to the first 60 entrants.
Currently there are 16 entrants.

**This event has been postponed to June 7 due to pool closure caused by Coronavirus Pandemic. If the Stay at home continues it may need to be scheduled even later***

Cost: $150 

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)

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
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

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."

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