Tag: Pool Open Water

POW Clinics In Woollett Aquatic Center

POW Clinics In Woollett Aquatic Center Courtesy of Mike Collins, California. Mike Collins and Natalie Barrad hosted the first of their two annual POW (Pool Open Water) events at the Woollett Aquatic Center in Irvine, California. "The open water practices are free; however, the POW Skills Clinic cost US$150 and are required to attend open water

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Wow, POW Goes National With Alex Meyer

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Olympian ​​Alex Meyer will lead two separate POW (Pool Open Water) events on the West and East coasts of the United States. He will start off his national POW tour in New Jersey with the New Jersey Local Masters Swimming Committee on April 2nd with the Berkeley Aquatic Club in New Providence. Then he will

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Swimming Squares In Shikijima

Courtesy of Yumi Kida in Shikijima, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. A formal POW (Pool Open Water) competition was conducted in Shikijima in Saitama, Japan last weekend (インドアオープンウォータースイミングin敷島 or Indoor Open Water Swimming in Shikijima). Each rectangular loop was 100m in the 50m indoor pool with many of Japan's best open water swimmers taking part in the 500m,

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POWerful Training In Warsaw, Poland

Tom Pąchalski, BCT head Coach and manager, and Andrzej Skorykow, head coach of the Warsaw Masters Team in Poland, conduct POW (Pool Open Water) sessions and seminars in Warsaw, Poland. Skorykow, a former member of the Polish national water polo team, has rough water experience that comes in handy to help instruct and assure newcomers to the sport. For

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Pool Open Water In Japan

The open water swimming community is doing more and more POW (Pool Open Water) events, but the Japanese have really stepped it up a notch. Instead of doing a POW competition in a rectangular 50-meter pool, the Oiso Prince Hotel hosted a POW event in its hotel facilities at its seaside resort location - near Tokyo and only steps away from the Pacific

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Bakersfield POW

The Bakersfield Swim Club hosted its first Pool Open Water event on the weekend in its 50-meter pool. "It was small, but a good learning experience for all that competed in it. We had a participant there who had never swam a mile before and it was really exciting to see her finish it. Our masters swimmers used it as a way to help train and get an idea of

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