Unlike swimming in a pool, Open Water Swimming exposes yourself to varieties of challenges and conditions.
The sport of open water swimming has grown in leaps and bounds over the course of the last few years,
In Malaysia, this activity has grown in popularity in recent years. Many have participated in such event such as Swimathon, Oceanman, Triathlon & others
OWS stimulates and boost the immune system
Natural waters are full of life, biological energy from plants and different creatures, minerals, enzymes, and many other beneficial substances. Swimming in natural waters has been prized as a therapy for many health problems for centuries. Swimming in natural waters is also listed in Top 10 Immunity Boosters.
Endorphins are self-made chemicals that give us the happy, satisfied feelings of well-being
swimming release endorphins which serves, as well, to sop up excess fight-or-flight stress hormones, converting free-floating angst into muscle relaxation
It can even promote so-called “hippocampal neurogenesis” – the growth of new brain cells in a part of the brain that atrophies under chronic stress
When we put our whole bodies in cold water, the blood moves quickly away from our extremities, going to our major organs, and then back again to skin and extremities as we warm up
When we swim in the sea, we are aware of the depth below. It affects our minds with a crushing kind of ancient and primal fear. You must control this fear as you swim, diminish it with your confidence and pride in your own physical ability.
Play is the gateway to vitality. Play also generates optimism, seeks out novelty, makes perseverance fun, leads to mastery, gives the immune system a bounce, fosters empathy and promotes a sense of belonging and community.
The prevalence of depression, stress related diseases, interpersonal violence, addictions, and other health and well being problems can be linked, like a deficiency disease, to the prolonged deprivation of play.
OWS is a great way to connect with nature and become immersed into the beautiful countryside. Swimming in pristine lakes while on a lake and mountain holiday is the perfect way to combine refreshing exercise and appreciation of the natural environment.
OWS can be an extremely fun and sociable activity, and many people find getting out into the fresh air are rejuvenating and energising experience both physically and mentally.
OWS Course is an essential guide to maneuvering the open-water environment and describes how to prepare logistically, physically, and mentally for open-water swims.
The course includes
OWS Course can help you master the transition of converting yourself from an efficient pool swimmer into an effective open-water swimmer.
This course has OWS theory and practice, in a classroom, in a pool and at the beach
Date : 6 April - 4 May 2019
OWS Course is divided into 4 sessions :
1. Pool ( Practical) x 4 :
Sat @ 9 - 11 am or Sun @ 1030 am
Dates : 30/3, 7/4,
2. Classroom ( Theory ) :
3. Endurance Training (Self Practice) x 6 - 8 session :
Wed @ 6 - 7 pm / Fri @ 3 - 4 pm/ Fri @ 8 - 9 pm/ Sat @ 9 am - 12 pm
Sat @ 6 - 7 pm/ Sun @ 1030 am - 1230 pm
4. Open Sea ( put all theory & training into practice ) :
730 am - 12 pm
@ Pantai Blue Lagoon, Port Dickson (behind Akar Boutique Hotel) OR
**Subject to change
**Will notify later
1.Any adults aged 13 - 45 who is able to swim Freestyle & Breaststroke
Each Participants Will Receive:
Behind Akar Boutique Hotel
Individual Safety Buoy & Kayaks
Each participants will be equipped with Safety Buoy Airbag & will be followed closely with kayaks
Be proud when putting on this adorning T-Shirt!
Certificates & Medals
Bring home these items as memorabilia