VENUE : TRI FARM, CHURCH RD, BOREHAM,CHELMSFORD ESSEX CM3 3EJ

DATE: SAT 4th JUNE 08:30 – 14:00

PRICE £95

THIS WORKSHOP IS A MUST FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO IMPROVE THEIR OPEN WATER SKILLS FOR AN UPCOMING EVENT.

EXPERIENCE SWIMMING IN A CROWD AND PRACTICE OPEN WATER SKILLS AND RACE DAY TACTICS WITH GILL, DAWN AND MARK FROM TRI N SWIM WELL .

This workshop covers:

• PowerPoint presentation and Video clips of Open Water swimming demonstrating the TI technique in Open Water
• Breathing Practice
• Cold Water acclimatization
• Sighting and Navigating
• Turning around buoys
• Mass starts
• Race day tactics
• Pacing , gear changing
• Wetsuit fitting. We will show how to put the wetsuit on properly and coaches will check fitting before we head off to the lake .We will also show you how to exit your wetsuit quickly .         

These sessions are different to many other open water coaching lessons as the teacher pupil ratio is just 1:6. and we will be instructing you in the water from a kayak. There is also an opportunity to learn the theory side of good open water swimming in the comfort of a warm meeting room before heading off to the lake to practice what you have learnt. 

The 2nd theory session back in the meeting room will give you an opportunity to see your swimming video from the morning session and then we will discuss more advanced open water skills, then we head back to the lake for more practice. The 2nd video will be reviewed by the coaches after the session and will be sent to you to view and keep in the following week. 

NOVICE

Describes anyone who has never been swimming in a wetsuit, or in open water, or anyone who has swum in open water before but struggled, or anyone who might need to take a breather and alternates between breastroke and front crawl. They must be able to swim at least 100m Freestyle NON STOP in a pool

INTERMEDIATE

Describes anyone who has COMFORTABLY swum a minimum distance of 400m of front crawl in open water previously , but wants to improve their open water skills ,speed and efficiency. 

Things to bring : Wetsuit and clothes hanger , Goggles, 2 towels, 2 swimsuits, swim hat , warm hat, gloves, warm socks, lots of warm clothing, flip flops, notepad and pen. Please bring a packed lunch , hot drinks and cakes are also available at the lake so bring spare change.

Wetsuit hire is also available or try before you buy on a brand new wetsuit.

Nearby accommodation : Premier inn Chelmsford Boreham or Springfield.

Cancellation policy: Payment must be made at time of booking. Refunds can only be given if a cancellation is made in writing by email at least 7 days before the workshop .

£95


Open-water

Open Water Coaching

Our open water sessions help make that transition from the safety of the pool to the excitement and sometimes daunting open water.

Coaching-videos

Online Coaching Videos

As a customer you will be given access to our new online members section where you will be able to view your video analysis from each lesson. You will also be able to access other learning resources and have dialogue with your coach between lessons. This service is offered for FREE as part of your lesson.

Coaches

The Coaches

Gill Anderson and Dawn McFarlane are highly experienced 4 Stroke coaches now starting their 10th year of business in their purpose built premises which features an Endless Pool . They are passionate about their coaching and want you to reach your swimming goals. The lessons ,whilst highly technical are delivered in an easy to understand and friendly manner .

Pool

State of the art pool

Work with our highly experienced coaches and view your progress throughout the lesson with video feedback from 4 camera angles . Our endless pool has an adjustable current with floor mirror and is located in our purpose built pool house with changing rooms and shower facilities. We are located near the Golden Cross shops in Rochford, Essex SS4 3BQ

Wetsuits

Wetsuits

Let our expert knowledge guide you through your choice of wetsuits. Full fitting service and try before you buy available at our swim studio or Tri Farm lake in Boreham. We have tried and tested all the wetsuits we sell and believe we have selected a perfect range to suit all budgets