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Open Water Swim Clinic

Race Details

MPI Open Water Swim Clinic

: MUST be able to swim 100 yards to participate in these clinics
Race Date: Sunday, March 18, 2012
Start Time: 7:00 am
Entry Fee: $40
Location: Portofino Island Resort Indoor Pool
Address: 10 Portofino Drive
City/State/Zip: pensacola, Florida 32561
Country: USA
Race Website:
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Multisport Performance Institute (MPI) is conducting their highly successful Open Water Swim Clinic on Sunday, March 18th and Sunday, April 29th both starting at 7:00am at Portofino Island Resort

This Clinic will be a 45-60 minute dry-land presentation followed by a 30-60 minute beach and open water demonstration and practice.  MPI Coaches will conduct the swim in the calm waters of Santa Rosa Sound at the beautiful Portofino Island Resort.
Course Information:

Presentation will include but not be limited to:

  • Open water training
  • Open water racing
  • Proper water entry
  • Proper water exit
  • How to sight correctly
  • How to draft correctly
  • Race tactics
  • How to put on and wear a wetsuit properly
  • How to calm nerves and conserve energy
  • How to Open Water swim efficiently
  • How to alter tactics for Ocean, Lake, River swims
Other Info:

Demo and Lesson will include practice of most topics covered above.  Coaches will have KAYAK in water along with TWO BUOYS  to practice sighting on. These will be very interactive clinics and will be limited to only 30 athletes. 


Great opportunity to:

  • Putting on and wearing wetsuit correctly
  • Water entry
  • Sighting and navigation on Buoys
  • Drafting
  • Water exit

...All before season starts and in the safe and controled open water environment of the Santa Rosa Sound at Portofino Island Resort!


* Athletes MUST be able to swim 100 yards to participate in these clinics

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