Who Better to Learn from than the Best!
Open Water Swimming Legend & 7 Times Women’s World No.1 Marathon Swimming Champion – Shelley Taylor-Smith
OVERCOME FEAR – BOOST CONFIDENCE – IMPROVE SKILLSET
First time in Ireland- Unique Opportunity!
June 28, 2015
You will discover first hand Shelley’s passion for Open Water Swimming … and turn your love-hate relationship around so you too will be the Master of your next Open Water Swimming competition.
The content of the Open Water Swimming Mastery Clinic on 28th June 2015 includes:
|1. “Dry” Theory:||2. “Wet” Practical:|
|Participants will learn mental strategies and methods to manage nervousness or panic for smart, competent open water racing. You’ll be a safer, faster, more confident swimmer!||The Open Water – We dive in and review the basics of freestyle for open water with variety of open water skills to prepare your competency as an open water swimmer and triathlete for your next competition.|
|“DRY” THEORY PRACTICAL COMPONENT:
• Open water swimming – what works, what doesn’t
• Race preparation
• What additional training will benefit you
• Goal setting
• The mindset – blocking out self doubt, fears and unwarranted thoughts
• Focus – getting what you want out of the race
|“WET” PRACTICAL COMPONENT in open water:
• Starts – surf dashes and water starts
• Drafting – how to effectively draft, swim in waves and find the path of least resistance
• Sighting – how to sight, how to use landmarks, when to sight, when not to
• Buoy turns – roll technique, flags and buoys, how to turn in a group
• Finishes – body surfing, positioning and strategies
NB: Equipment: Please bring Swim Goggles, Swim Cap, Wetsuit (optional), Snorkelling Fins or Flippers (optional), Towel, Water Bottle and a sense of humour 😀
I am really excited to be presenting the first ever Open Water Swimming Mastery workshops and clinics in Ireland. My goal is supporting you to achieve your swimming goals in the open water!
Let me turn your love-hate relationship around for all things Open Water so you too can be as passionate about swimming like me 🙂
Head Coach Shelley Taylor-Smith
Clinic: East Coast Ireland
- Venue : Seapoint Beach, Blackrock, County Dublin
- Date : Sunday 28th June at 10 am
First time in Ireland
Great opportunity to get training tips and skills advice from a World Champion