Wellness enthusiasts eager to prepare well for their next triathlon can join this unique training camp in Tenerife, Spain. The triathlon coaching camp is run by a company called Swim Trek. It focuses on open water swimming techniques and encourages rigorous practice to build stamina.
This is part of a wider training plan for triathletes who are eager to level up for their next event. Some of the camp participants eventually go on to swim across the English Channel.
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In addition, a Swim Smooth certified coach with competitive experience in triathlons will guide participants through a comprehensive swimming training program. This covers the various aspects of open water swimming. It includes key aspects such as drafting and sighting, arm recovery and stroke technique.
TRAINING FOR A LONG DISTANCE SWIMMING
Meanwhile, those who wish to train for long distance swimming can choose from several training camps. here are several training programs to choose from. Among the most popular is the 10K Swimming Training Camp in Mallorca.
This is ideal for triathletes and swimmers who are preparing for an upcoming 10 kilometre swim race or a marathon swim event somewhere in the world. It’s also good for those who plan to eventually swim across the English Channel. Or for those who simply want to challenge themselves physically and mentally with a swimming goal.
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The camp begins with a safety orientation on the first day. Then, on the second day, participants are immediately challenged with a five kilometre swim practice. They increasingly build up stamina and swim longer distances, until they are finally able to swim 10 kilometres on the fifth day.
SWIMMING ACROSS THE ENGLISH CHANNEL
Then there’s the original channel and long distance swim training camp in Mallorca which has been operating for the past 16 years. This camp is geared mainly for those planning to swim across the English Channel.
So far, the program has produced 200 successful English Channel solo swimmers. So joining this camp is the perfect way for athletes to prepare themselves, both physically and mentally, for swimming across the English Channel. Or for any long distance swim challenge they are planning to undertake, for that matter.
Read more about triathlon training camps and swimming training camps in Travelife Magazine.