Sat July 20, 2019 Stone Harbor, NJ 08247 US Directions
Events

Swim Clinic

2:00PM EDT
Place
9001 Sunset Drive
Stone Harbor, NJ US 08247
Description

Join us at the 2nd Annual Stone Harbor Triathlon Swim Clinic on Saturday, July 20, 2019!

SPACE IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 25 PARTICIPANTS!

The Stone Harbor Triathlon Swim Clinic is designed for triathletes of all levels interested in improving their race-day skills.  During the clinic participants will learn about keeping the course, drafting, swimming in the pack, and other important race-day swim objectives!  This clinic will help you to feel confident and ready for the open water swim on your race day!

The Stone Harbor Triathlon Swim Clinic will be run by Alexandra Malanina, an experienced national and international level swimmer and a competitive triathlete.  Alexandra is a former Division 1 NCAA All-American swimmer, World Cup winner, and multiple World Championships and Olympic Trials finalist.  She set the women’s course record for the Stone Harbor Triathlon in 2010. Through her triathlon career, she finished Overall Female top-3 in LifeTime Triathlon in Miami numerous times, and was highly competitive at the age group level.  Her love for sports continues with coaching at the collegiate level at La Salle University.  

Wetsuits are not required, but recommended if you plan on using one during the Stone Harbor Triathlon race.  The swim clinic will run for 75-90 minutes and open to the first 25 participants!

Swim Clinic Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm, Stone Harbor Yacht Club (9001 Sunset Drive, Stone Harbor, NJ, 08247)

Registration: Registration fee is $35 in advance. Please register via this link.

 

Swim Clinic Schedule: 

The session will cover:

·        Introduction – 10 minutes (Dryland)
·        Dealing with stress – 10 minutes (Dryland)
·        Staying afloat, treading water and swimming in a wetsuit – 5 min (in-water)
·        Triathlon in-water start – 5 minutes (in-water)
·        Position in the pack/ Drafting – 10 (Dryland and in-water)
·        Sighting and keeping on course – 10 (Dryland and in-water)
·        Turning at buoys – 5 (Dryland and in-water)
·        Stroke tips and injury prevention. (TDB) – 10 minutes
·        Closing remarks

Participants will be under the supervision of a trained Ocean Lifeguard and other support staff. 

While the swim clinic will be held in the very same calm Stone Harbor Yacht Club lagoon race-course, each swim clinic participant will sign a waiver, acknowledging the inherent danger of swimming in ‘open water’.  This swim clinic is not intended for first-time swimmers or those not capable of independent swim, treading water and floating function safety!  

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