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(Better Than Ever)

Enjoy skilled, hands-on instruction in our live training locations.

Master Open Water

In Beautiful Places

Gain the skills and confidence you need to enjoy wild water swimming.

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Practice the principles for building technique and fitness together for any goal.

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Training Events On Calendar

March 2019

Opportunities in March

Coach-guided Practice Group

  • Practice Groups in Salem, Oregon on Tuesday evenings

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson Series

  • Starting Thursday, March 7, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 3-Lesson Series

  • Is available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Run Better 4-Lesson Series

  • Starting March 4, in Salem, Oregon
  • Starting March 5, in Salem, Oregon

Private Lesson Series and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem

 

April 2019

Opportunities in April

Coach-guided Practice Group

  • Practice Groups in Salem, Oregon on Tuesday evenings

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson Series

  • Starting Thursday, April 4, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 3-Lesson Series

  • Is available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Run Better 4-Lesson Series

  • Starting April 1, in Salem, Oregon
  • Starting April 2, in Salem, Oregon

Private Lesson Series and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem

 

May 2019

Opportunities in May

Coach-guided Practice Group

  • Practice Groups in Salem, Oregon on Tuesday evenings

Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson Series

  • Starting Thursday, May 9, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 3-Lesson Series

  • Is available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Run Better 4-Lesson Series

  • Starting May 6, in Salem, Oregon
  • Starting May 7, in Salem, Oregon

Private Lesson Series and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem

 

June 2019

Opportunities in June

Open Water Swim Camps

  • June 23-29 in Kaş, Turkey – Intro and Intermediate level

Coach-guided Practice Group

  • Practice Groups in Salem, Oregon on Tuesday evenings
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Freestyle Technique 4-Lesson Series

  • Starting Thursday, June 6, in Salem, Oregon

Pool Comfort 3-Lesson Series

  • Is available at a wide variety of times in Salem

Private Lesson Series and Weekend Workshops

  • Are available at a wide variety of times in Salem
August 2019

Opportunities in August

Open Water Swim Camps

 

September 2019

Opportunities in June

Open Water Swim Camps

  • September 15-21 in Kaş, Turkey – Intro and Intermediate level
  • September 22-28 in Kaş, Turkey – Intermediate and Advanced level

 

Latest On Our Weekly Blog

Why Choose A 2-Beat Kick?

The decision to use a flutter kick or a 2-Beat Kick is a matter of trade-offs. In the flutter kick the legs are disconnected from the torso in order to produce linear (rearward) thrust that is combined with the pulling action of the arms. But those are two separate actions. The body is divided at the waist so that the lower body can move in a way that serves the kick and the upper body can move in a way that serves the arm strokes.

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Your Kick And Lower Back Pain

If these features are in place, then that lower back has a lot better chance at staying free of irritation and injury because the entire spine now is unified and stable in its neutral alignment, with little or no shear or rotational stress in any particular section. 

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Becoming A New Student Again

But on land, though these movements are, at their core, fighting movements, in our practice there is no opponent, no substance, no external reference point other than gravity, the floor and the walls, to tell me if I am moving the right way. I have found myself closing my eyes and trying to sense how force should be flowing through my body, to feel some sense of purpose to each movement, yet the teacher is reluctant to add that complexity to our instruction so soon. For now I have to aim for the appearance of correct form and trust the teacher’s external feedback and his manner of dispensing the details.

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