"Entry to Open Water Ocean Swimming in California. Open Water special with First Wave Swim Academy Head Coach Matt Macedo. Located in La Jolla San Diego, Matt tells us about the entry of Open Water Swimming into the Pacific Ocean of California. There is a valuable lesson in the techniques Matt shares with us that will not only help you compete faster but save energy and most importantly be safe doing it. Bobby Wurzelbacher (left) left getting ready to try out some new techniques that First Wave Coach Matt Macedo (right) has taught to this newcomer of the Sport.