[an error occurred while processing this directive] Swim Camps in Beautiful Kona, Hawaii

Karlyn and Eric will be your personal swim coach for a week!

Held on the Big Island of Hawaii, we offer small group camps of 12 or less swimmers.

Aquatic Edge camps will feature a variety of programs including:

All camps feature a midweek evening social (with Mai Taiís) at the home of Karlyn and Eric!

Here is a sample program for a 5-day swim clinic.

First day

8:00 - 12:00 Basic Fabulous Freestyle Clinic
Videotape freestyle and review
Dryland body awareness, Watch Karlyn DVD, watch "before" tapes
In water freestyle stroke progression and videotape "after" stroke with review
Discussion: Post exercise nutrition

Second Day

8:00 - 9:00 Core exercises and stretching
9:00 - 9:30 Freestyle review
9:30 - 10:00 Freestyle turns
10:15 - 11:15 Focus on one additional stroke (Fly, Back or Breast) with video taping
11:15 - 12:00 Discussion: Getting the most out of your training

Third day-Intro to open water swimming or another pool session (TBA)

8:00 - 9:00 Open water clinic with ocean safety talk, open water strategies
9:00 - 10:00 Group ocean swim in Kailua bay (the Ironman Course) with a kayak guide
3:00 - 5:00 Endless Pool session at Karlyn and Eric's home with underwater video
5:00 - 7:00 Evening Social with drinks and Pu Puís at Karlyn and Ericís house

Fourth Day

8:00 - 9:00 Core exercises and stretching
9:00 - 10:00 Mini-workout with challenge set to set baselines
10:00 - 11:00 Free, Focus on additional stroke Fly, Back or Breast
11:00 - 12:00 Self massage techniques

Final Day

7:30-8:30 Optional Ocean swim
9:00 - 10:00 Review of all strokes
10:00 - 11:00 Videotaping
11:00 - 12:00 Review taping

This clinic outline is just a suggestion and can be modified to meet your specific interests.

Since most people are concerned about getting too much sun, each day has apprx. 2 hours of water time. The remaining time will be on the shaded deck or other areas (beach, park etc).

TRAVEL: We schedule camps during off-peak travel times in September, November, January, February and March to avoid high travel costs.

Airlines flying direct or non-stop to Kona (KOA) are: American, United, Aloha, Hawaiian, Delta, ATA, and Northwest.

Cost: Five-day camp $495 (accommodation and travel not included)

We hope you decide to join us for the swim camp experience of your life!