Spend a weekend swimming with Adam Walker (the 1st Briton to swim the hardest 7 ocean swims in the world) in Lake Wanaka, New Zealand.
Over the course of 2 days you will learn how to improve your stroke technique:
These are just some of the key features of Adams Ocean Walker Stroke, the technique that Adam has coached to top athletes Worldwide.
But these camps are suitable for all levels of swimmer, Adams stages take everyone back to scratch and rebuild your stroke. So whether you compete in Iron Man, Triathlons or Channel Swims or you just enjoy swimming for leisure, as long as you have swum open water before and you can swim the minimum distance stated for the course. we welcome you all.
(video below, Adam Walker swimming in Lake Wanaka after he completed the Cook Strait Channel)
The 2 day course is taken over a weekend.
The morning session will concentrate on your stroke technique in the pool. Adam will give live demos of his stroke and explain the benefits of his swimming style, which has got him across the 7 toughest ocean swims in the world, having had 3 operations on his shoulder. You will learn how to swim more efficiently maximising power with minimal effort (see video below).
Breaking the stroke down into stages, Adam will guide you individually and in turn. Over lunch, we will review your progress as well as watching back your videos, before heading out to the Lake, Adam will also provide a session on the Psychology of Open Water Swimming.
The open water swimming session in the Lake will also be filmed and you get the opportunity to swim in one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, putting into practice what you have learned in the pool that morning!
All the footage we take of you is sent across via email after the camp, as well as reference videos of Adam swimming for you to keep and refer to while continuing your training.
ABILITY LEVEL: Intermediate +
(you are required to be able to swim a distance of 1k and it is prefarable that you have some experience swimming in open water)
DATE: See options above
LOCATION: Wanaka, New Zealand The Venue - Wanaka Pool, 121 Plantation Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
TIME: 10am - 6pm
COURSE CONTENT OVERVIEW:
GROUP SIZE: 10 people
Please read IMPORTANT INFORMATION before booking your place
Accommodation is not included in this course, but we are happy to suggest suitable lodgings in Wanaka.
Please ensure you have your own form of transport to get to and from the venue on both days. Wanaka is only 1 hours drive from Queenstown airport, and there are public transport options as well.