The swim is the one triathlon discipline that most triathletes are the least confident about. Not only is swimming a very difficult sport technically, even in the safe confinement of a pool, but when you get to the open water and have to deal with waves, currents, and hundreds of other triathletes, the sport changes entirely - and it doesn't get any easier. Brenton Ford is a top Australian swim coach, founder of Effortless swimming, and former national level competitive swimmer. On today's episode he discusses how to improve your open water swimming in both training and racing.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN:
-The different training approach required for open water swimming compared to pool swimming
-How to swim better in the open water
-Open water swimming workouts in the pool and in the open water
-Open water swimming tips for race day
-How to do a proper race day warm-up
-Overcoming open water or race day anxiety
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