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    OPEN Water Clinic

    What: Open-water Swim Training and/or Speed Training. This open-water swim training will turn even the most inexperienced swimmer into a more confident racer. You will be getting in the water! We will cover the following aspects of open-water swimming:

    · Getting the Right Gear & Equipment
    · Breathing & Sighting Technique
    · Mental Preparation & Conditioning
    · Water Entry & Exit
    · Rough & Calm Water Skills and Technique

    When: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 24
    11:30am–1:00 pm Saturday, June 24

    9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 25
    11:30am-1:00pm Sunday, June 25

    Come to as many as you can – you are welcome to join us at any point in this series.

    Where: Saturday June 24, Pleasant Prairie Village Lake Andrea, 9900 Terwall Terrace, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 – take left at Prairie Springs Park & Lk. Andrea, go to picnic area 3-4 (Beach Tot Lot) to park. Meet at grass in front of swing set.

    Sunday June 25, Olive Park Beach at Ohio Street (Chicago) located at Lake Shore Drive and Ohio (near Navy Pier). Parking is a challenge, recommend drop offs, city transit or carpool. We have $6 coupons to park at the garage located at 275 E. Chestnut Ave. (just west of Chestnut and Lake Shore Drive) take the parking ticket as usual and purchase coupon at the clinic.

    Wetsuits are strongly recommended for this clinic

    Cost: $35 drop-in; $60 2 clinics $110 for 4 Series Pass
    Sign Up: Send check to MMLF 2917 24th Ave W Seattle WA 98119, please specify clinic/s you are attending or visit Active.com or MMLF website below

    Questions? Call or e-mail Mary Meyer, 206.282.3959 or day of swim clinic 206.498.6549 mary@marymeyerlifefitness.com or visit www.marymeyerlifefitness.com

    Swim instructors will be on hand to offer safety and efficiency tips on land and hands-on coaching in the water. Join us rain or shine! Seattle WA Danskin Swim Course Coordinator Mary Meyer and USMS Long Distance Chair, ILMSA member, Marcia Cleveland, will host these lake-swim training clinics. All Mary Meyer Clinics are co-ed and useful for all races! Triathletes-in-training will be given guidelines for what to expect and how to swim more efficiently in any weather condition. Questions? Call 206.282.3959

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    Do you have to be a registered Master Swimmer?

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    NO.

    I posted the clinic per the request of Marcia Cleveland. WE don't post any non sanction or non recognized events on our ILMSA web.

    Nadine

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    Great. I'll be sure and promote it some way with the mag.
    mark

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    carpooling to Pleasant Prairie on 24th?

    Is anyone interested in carpooling from the Orland Park area to Pleasant Prairie on the 24th?

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