SWIMMING OPEN WATER CAMP. Level 1+2+ open water advances Skills Total Immersion

Course objective:

Improve the swimming efficiency of the participants, as well as your strategies to face your long distance open water swimming events or triathlon races.

Would you like to be able to swim a mile or more with easy grace, enjoy every stroke and feel energized, not exhausted, when you finish? Would you like to make swimming the best part of triathlon or swim confidently in open water? Our swimming camps will help you achieve those goals; give you a stroke you’ll be proud of and a satisfying way to enjoy great health.

Who should come to this camp?

  • Swimmers who want to develop great habits
  • Swimmers who have struggled to improve
  •  Swimmers who would like expert assessment and advice
  • Long-time swimmers who find themselves stuck on a plateau

WHY DO YOU NEED THIS CAMP?

Human swimmers are energy-wasting machines: typically, we convert only 3% of energy into forward motion. (Dolphins convert 80% and even elite swimmers like Michael Phelps convert only 9%!) Dolphins move through water, humans move water around. The fastest, smartest way to increase your endurance or speed is to reduce energy waste.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

During the camps you’ll learn the three foundation skills of effortless distance swimming:

BALANCE AND STABILITY

Become ‘weightless’ by learning to cooperate with gravity instead of fighting it. Learning balance transforms struggle into smoothness and calms churning legs. It also brings the body control and mental calm necessary to learn every skill that follows.

STREAM LINE

Learn to move through water, rather than move it around, by:

  • Shaping your body to be longer, better aligned, more hydrodynamic;
  • and Stroking in ways that minimize waves and turbulence with out changing your direction.

WHOLE BODY PROPULSION

Replace churning with effortless power by connecting arm and leg actions to rhythmic, relaxed weight shifts initiated in the core. Instead of generating muscular force you’ll direct ‘available’ forces of body mass and gravity.

Camp itinerary thursday

16:00 Welcome to Natura  Open Water  facilities  in Elche and explain the objectives of the camp, and gifts for the participants.

16:15 to 17.15 Theory level I and technical analysis of the best Olympic swimmers and how to adapt their technique to master swimmers focus in arms

17:15 to 19:15 Initial pool session with personal video taping.

19:30 to 20:30 Session of individual video analysis feedback for each participant

21:00 Dinner not included in this camp.  Optional 20€ Menu if you would like to join our group dinner

Camp itinerary Friday

9:00 to 9:45 a.m Welcome to Natura Sport facilities in Santa Pola where the explanation of the theory of the  most important open water drills  will take place. We will focus in breathing and sighting

10:00 to 11:30 Open water swimming in groups of the same speed will take place and kayaks will asisst the swimmers.

12:00 Teory of the best extrategies for open water swimming in a race or challenger

13:00 Lunch not included in this camp. Optional  20€ Menu if you would like to join our group dinner

16:30  to 17:30   Back to Elche. Theory level II and technical analysis of the best Olympic swimmers and how to adapt their technique to master swimmers focus in legs and breath

17:30 to 19:30 Second pool session with personal video taping.

20:00 Lunch, not included in this camp.  Optional 20€ Menu if you would like to join our group dinner

Camp itinerary on Saturday

9:00-  9:45 a.m Back in Santa Pola  session of individual video analysis feedback for each participant

10:00  to 11:30  Big challenger. Second open water swimming in groups of the same speed will take place and kayaks will asisst the swimmers with three distances. 2.5k  5k and 7k

12:00  Nutrition  and estamina theory to know how to prepare a challenge.

13:00 Lunch not included. Optional 20€ Menu if you would like to join our group dinner

17:30  19:00 Back to Elche. Level II. Pool session to connect  arms, legs and breath. And learn how to train  counting strokes  so you can messuare your efficiency improvements.

19:15 to 20:00  Session of individual video analysis feedback for each participant

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20:00 Dinner. not included. Optional 20€ Menu if you would like to join our group dinner

Camp itinerary for Sunday.

8:45  Meeting point Santa Pola Harbour, where we will take the taxi boat to Santa Pola Island.

10:30 Swimming around Tabarca Island, natural reserve in a cristal clear water To distances 3.5km and 5km guide by our coach team.

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13:00 Lunch in Tabarca Island restaurant. Included in this camp. and diplomas delivery.

16:30 Taxi boat back to Santa Pola.

17:00 Fairwell

This camp will included:

  • Coaching in the pool level I, Level II and advance skills for open water.
  • Transfer for Elche to Santa Pola, Santa Pola to Elche and Santa Pola to the Island and back.
  • The meal in Tabarca Island.
  • The accident insurance

The price of all this will be 590€ and the payment should be done by bank transfer to the account number we will provide you, and you will have to send us the screen shoot of it, so you seat will be secure.

   We can also provide you with hosting in our B&B houses in Santa Pola or Elche that will cost 35€ per person an day in double room and 70€ per person an day in single room. If you choose this option all transfer will be included so we will pick you up to the Alicante airport.

 

 

 

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