Open water swimming with highly experienced coach and Oceans 7 swimmer Adam Walker.
As the Ambassador of the RLSS UK, Adam will show you how to enter the water safely, acclimatising and getting your head in the water at Allerthorpe Lakeland Park. Over the course of the day we will work on the 5 stages of Adams Ocean Walker technique, filming your progress as you go. In between swim sessions Adam takes you through the theory of his technique and how this helps you to swim more efficiently.
Adam will also talk through the Psychology of open water swimming. Whether you have any negative thoughts about it or not, this is a motiational session also and can really help you to set your mind onto the right track whether this is for an upcoming event, overcoming fears or even just swimming a bit more.
Following the day you will receive your individual video footage on email.
The open water swimming facilities at Allerthorpe boast a 400m circuit lake and has shallow areas for those who are new to open water this is a great place to find your feet! There is a cafe overlooking the lake, changing rooms and showers as well as camping facilities.
We will be in and out of the water so please bring suitable clothing with you.
Lunch is included plus hot drinks after each swim.
You are required to be able to swim a distance of 1k in the pool, and have some experience in open water
Wetsuits or skins - your preference
*Allerthorpe offer a wetsuit hire service - please contact them directly if you would like to hire one for the camp.
DATE: See options available above
LOCATION: Allerthorpe Lakeland Park, Allerthorpe, York, YO42 4RL
TIME: 9am - 6pm
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GROUP SIZE: 10 people
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