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Sighting in Open Water Swimming

Sighting in Open Water Swimming

Sighting in open water swimming is one of the most imperative skills to master.  Effective sighting allows you to swim straight and swim the shortest distance possible around the course. The most efficient way to sight is to ‘peek’ your … Continue reading

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Targeting Your Core for Open Water Performance

Targeting Your Core for Open Water Performance

The idea that a strong core-body is essential to swimming is fairly common knowledge. Having strong core muscles aids swimmers in stabilizing their stroke, keeps the body in a hydrodynamic position, and achieves optimal body rotation. In open water races, … Continue reading

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Pool Swimming vs. Open Water Swimming

There is a big fundamental difference between open water swimming and pool swimming and it involves not being able to push off a wall in large bodies of water.  If you are lucky enough to have the opportunity to train … Continue reading

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