Beginner Ocean Swim Clinic: Sunday - June 4 (7am)
Sun Jun 04 2023 at 07:00 am to 08:00 am
Long Branch Pier | Long Branch, NJ
AdvertisementBeginner Ocean Swim Clinic: Sunday - June 4 (7am)
Are you new to Open Water Swimming & would like to get some hands-on instruction, in a safe environment?
Do you have your 1st triathlon or Open Water Swim Race scheduled & have some concerns?
Our OWS Clinics will help overcome your fears/concerns & teach you to enjoy one of the best parts of knowing how to swim!
o We will be meeting on the beach at directly in front of Pier Village:
1 Ocean Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Metered parking is available in/around Pier Village (I STRONGLY recommend downloading the https://flowbirdapp.com/ app if you intend to come frequently.
Parking is FREE for early morning swims until 10am.
o $35 (BEFORE June 1)
o $50 (On/After June 1)
o The 1st 20-minutes (+/-) of our session will be spent on the beach, discussing the ins/outs of OWS.
o The majority of our session will be spent in the water, working on the skills discussed on the beach.
o There will be buoys spaced approximately 35-yards apart & an additional lifeguard + Coach Brian in the water with you.
o Water temperatures are expected to be anywhere between 55-65F & wetsuits are strongly encouraged if these temperatures present a challenge for you. If you are in need of a wetsuit, we have wetsuit rentals available for rental ($25 /day) & can be processed here:
*Please include HEIGHT/WEIGHT in the notes as well as the date the suit is needed (i.e. The date of the clinic/swim you're planning on attending)
**Please do this as early as possible before requested date (ideally >48-hours)
o This clinic is open to all genders & varying degrees of ability, but focusing on the basic tenets of OWS.
WHO IS COACH BRIAN?
o Brian Shea comes to the program with a wealth of experience in endurance sports as an athlete, coach and consultant. He is the Head Coach & Founder of Jersey Shore Masters (JSM) at & for over 25 years, has competed in all levels of endurance sports from 5K to Ultra-marathon Swims/Runs to Ironman.
o He has raced/won triathlons in the United States & abroad with multiple Ironman finishes including Ironman Hawaii with Personal Bests of:
5k - 15:54
Marathon - 2:49
Ironman - 9:31
Most recently, Brian has (5) Top-10 finishes at the 9-mile Annual Swim for Alligator Light as well as 2nd & 3rd place finishes (M40-44) at the United States Lifesaving Association National Championships.
o On the coaching side, Brian is a certified coach having formulated training and sports nutrition programs for athletes ranging from beginner to professional.
If you have any questions, please respond to this post & we'll circle back w/ you ASAP...OR if you'd like to contact Coach Brian directly, you can do so at: [email protected]
Where is it happening?Long Branch Pier, Long Branch, United States
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