Thursday, April 3, 2008

TrainingBible Coaching Open Water Swim Clinic

Reposted from Jeff Vicario's blog...

Presented by TrainingBible Coaches Jim Vance & Jeff Vicario

Are you doing well in the pool, but having issues with your open water swimming? Want to make a big leap in your race performance? Come to the TrainingBible Open Water Swim Clinic presented by Jeff Vicario and Jim Vance and learn the skills Jim used to win 2 Amateur World Titles, and professionally with 3rd overall at the 2006 Ironman Florida.

After this simple clinic, we ASSURE you will know the skills to be faster in the open water for your next race, without any more effort than you’re already giving! No matter what your swim ability, advanced or novice, this clinic will help you!

Topics Covered:
Basic Swim concepts and techniques
Surf Entry
Surf Exits
Swimming straight in the open water!
Turning at buoys
Transitioning quickly - out of wetsuits, goggles, etc.
Pack swimming – dealing with crowds
Dealing with choppy water, big waves
Small tricks of the trade to help you swim FASTER!


Sunday, April 20th 2008

1:00 - 3:00pm (clinic begins at 1pm!)

Where: Bay Shore Ave and E 2nd Street, Long Beach. Click map below for directions.

Bring everything to swim in, wetsuit, goggles, etc. Don't forget your chaffing cream, as this will be a workout as well!

Cost: $40 per person, ($30 for Tri Club Members!)

Trust me this is no ordinary Ocean 101 Clinic, we'll go over every detail from A to Z. RSVP to reserve your spot, clinic will be capped at 20 people to keep instructional quality high. Email Jeff Vicario at or Jim Vance at to reserve your spot.

More information about Jeff and Jim and their coaching/racing background can be found at

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