Swim the Costa Brava Easter OW Training Camp

When:
April 11, 2014 – April 18, 2014 all-day
Repeats:
Yearly on April, forever
Where:
Culture Sport 365 LTD
Secretari Coloma
42,08025 Barcelona
Spain
Cost:
EUR 849/£ 720 for a group of 8 participants (supplement of EUR 120 for a single room)
Categories:
Date:  Friday, 11 April, 2014 (All day) – Friday, 18 April, 2014 (All day)

Easter open water swimming training camp on Costa Brava

 

catalonia in europe mapCosta Brava, Spain offers a perfect combination of stunning landscapes, mild climate, culture and cuisine.

This ideal amalgam of elements is part of the experience the athlete is going to live during his training camp, including alternative leisure options to enjoy after training sessions. A spectacular location on the edge of the sea has been selected for you in Spain (Costa Brava):

Cala Montgó, an ideal place to breathe in nature and calmness.

Mediterranean waters to swim in!

Transparent, clean, warm and full of life- all these words define the Meditteranean Sea water. Open water wimming in Spain not only brings great performance and technical efficiency but also pleasure of exercising amid magnificent coastal surroundings typical of the Costa Brava region.

For those who want to combine sea training with swimming pool training, we offer specific and personalized training programmes. To this wide spectrum of possibilities we should also add adavantages in terms on flight connections. Two airports connect Costa Brava, Spain with the rest of Europe, the international airport in Barcelona and the airport Girona-Costa Brava where mainly the airline Ryanair operates.

 

 

The open water training camp is aimed at either amateurs swimmers who would like to partake in the long-distance challenge or at swimmers who find it sufficient to participate in one competition a year. Each participant will be placed in a group depending on his/her level and previous open water swimmming experience. Since the open water training camp is thought for 8 participants maximum, we can easily adapt to the individual needs of each of them.

The programme features one training session per day (different distances according to the level) and one swimming pool session (underwater filming). Different cultural activities are also organized so that the participants can get to know the area in their free time.

 

 

CALA MONTGÓ CIRCUIT (Costa Brava)

Tour Itinerary*:

Day 1:
Morning- Transfer from the airport to l´Escala
Afternoon- Welcome swim (Cala Montgó, 2K). This is an ideal time to get used to the conditions & temperature.
Day 2:
Morning- Middle distance swim 3-4K (IllaMateua)
Afternoon- Relays training (Cala Montgó).
Will work on swimmers technique. Refinement of OW swimming abilities.
Day 3:
Morning- Long distance swim 6-10K (Montgrí natural coast park)
Afternoon- Visit to Girona
Day 4:
Morning- Pool session (Dry work + Technique + Underwater filming)
Afternoon- Time at leisure
Evening: We will meet in the hotel to view the film offering stroke analysis for each person.
Day 5:
Morning- Visit to Cadaqués charming fishing village
Afternoon- Swim around Portlligat Island 3-5K. The day is planned with an easy but important recovery swim after efforts accumulated so far this week, and a chance to enjoy a relaxing day on a boat.
Day 6:
Morning – Local competition (Subject to availability). Alternatively there will a morning swim session in a protected area where swimmers are allowed to swim in.
Afternoon – Today will work with swimmers individually on assessing the outcome.
Day 7:
Morning – Transfer back to the airport
**The tour itinerary might be modified according to the swimmmers abilities and levels.

•We will provide full safety boat and kayak cover as well as nutritional support during swims.

•Distances may vary according to the level of the group and their training goals, and we will also focus on swimmers feeding plan suggesting alterations if required.

•Open water swimming does require an inherent degree of on-trip flexibility, so required changes in the planned itinerary will not be uncommon and will undoubtedly add to the uniqueness of each tour.