Swimming Transformation Clinics for Triathletes: Stroke and Strategy - Pool to Open Water

Swimming is a highly technical sport and stroke efficiency is the path to success. Without the pressure of an impending race and training schedule, winter and spring are perfect times to learn and practice proper swimming technique. Open water swimming technique include nuances and strategy different from pool swimming. Our experienced coaches have competed over hundreds of race miles for valuable first hand knowledge for swimming faster and more efficiently in open water.  They share their experiences to transform your swimming. What you learn from us may make the difference in a successful race or a DNF. Gain a winning advantage from WaveOne Swimming.
 
The 2.5 hour intensive beginning swim clinic will focus attention on proper swim form and is designed to improve your technique so you use less effort and swim faster. We will build your stroke through a series of 15 drills to give you the necessary instruction and skills to begin improving your swimming. Our lessons help move cleaner and swifter through the water, and how to hold the water for a more powerful faster stroke. This enables you to swim faster, hold your course better in currents, and negotiate rough conditions with confidence. We will teach you with a low 6-10 swimmer to coach ratio to ensure you get ample individual attention.
 
The Intermediate/Advanced clinic refines your stroke and teaches the next level of developing a stronger, more powerful pull, streamlined breathing suited for open water swimming and sighting, and an introduction to interval training techniques. We will also video tape your stroke to determine what is successful and areas to improve. 
 
Take your swimming to the next performance level either in the beginning or  intermediate/advanced class with an introduction to training skills beyond basic lap swimming… We will also practice open water skills such as successful mass starts, easy and precise sighting, and faster buoy turns. We leave you with methods and drills for you to employ in your own practices and become more improved swimmers.
 
Transform your Swimming - Learn Efficient Technique - Gain Confidence in the Open Water
 
COMING SOON: Nation's Triathlon Special Clinics:  Only $75 with coupon code: NATIONSTRI. Swimming Transformation Clinics designed especially for Nation's Triathlon athletes. You must be a registrant or register for Nation's Triathlon at the clinic to receive the discounted price. Please bring proof of registration to the clinic. Sunday March 20 clinic is located at Yorktown High School Aquatic Center in Arlington, Va.
 
Locations:
Tyson's YWCA
8101 Wolftrap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182
at Gallows Road 
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The Lab School of Washington
4759 Reservoir Road NW Washington DC 20007
At Reservoir Road NW and MacArthur Blvd
 
 
Yorktown High Aquatics Center
5200 Yorktown Blvd., Arlington, VA. 22207
703-228-8754
 
Clinic includes separate videotaping analysis session.
 
 

 

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8101 Wolftrap Rd., Vienna, VA 22182

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“I, the undersigned participant, intending to be legally bound, hereby certify that I am physically fit and have not been otherwise informed by a physician. I acknowledge that I am aware of all the risks inherent in Masters and Open Water swimming (training and competition), including possible illness and infection, permanent disability or death, and agree to assume all of those risks. AS A CONDITION OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THE MASTERS and/or OPEN WATER SWIMMING PROGRAMS OR ANY ACTIVITIES INCIDENT THERETO, I HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIMS FOR LOSS OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ALL CLAIMS FOR LOSS OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE, ACTIVE OR PASSIVE, OF THE FOLLOWING: UNITED STATES OPEN WATER SWIMMING ASSOCIATION, UNITED STATES MASTERS SWIMMING INC., THE LOCAL MASTERS SWIMMING COMMITTEES, THE CLUBS, INCLUDING, FEEL THE WATER, LLC, WAVEONE SWIMMING, BODY GLOVE INTERNATIONAL, INC., THE PETERSON COMPANIES, NATIONAL HARBOR, NATIONAL HARBOR MARINA, ANY AND ALL PERSONS EMPLOYED BY NATIONAL HARBOR, INCLUDING ITS OFFICERS, MEMBERS AND RESIDENTS, HOST FACILITIES, SANDY POINT STATE PARK, The LAB SCHOOL, SWIM OR CLINIC SPONSORS, SWIM OR CLINIC COMMITTEES OR ANY INDIVIDUALS OFFICIATING AT THE EVENTS OR SUPERVISING OR INSTRUCTING SUCH ACTIVITIES. In addition, I agree to abide by and be governed by the rules of USA Swimming, USMS AND USOWSA.
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