Tag: drafting

Open Water Training In An Endless Pool

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While Endless Pools are extremely useful, compact, free-standing pools with swim current generators that enable swimming in place. The pools can be used year-round and in locations (e.g., homes and training centers) where a normal size swimming pools may not be practical. The Endless Pools come in

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Surfing, Yes…Swimming, For Sure

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While Webber Wave Pools are meant for surfers who would create a dynamic market for their artificial wave pools, we think that these types of wave pools would serve as outstanding training facilities for triathletes and ocean swimmers interested in learning how to deal with the dynamics of the open

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Champion Mindset Open Water Swimming Tips

Courtesy of Champion Mindset Consulting. From the mid-1980's to the early 1990's, Shelley Taylor-Smith dominated the professional marathon swimming community as she was ranked No. 1 for 7 consecutive years by the World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation, won four 25 km world championships, and uniquely ranked No. 1 - overall for both men and women -

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Drafting Off The Hips, Knees Or Ankles

Courtesy of Jorge Paulo Pereira of 3 Iron Sports and organizer of the Swim Challenge Cascais. Every swimmer has their preferred positioning when drafting off a competitor. Some like to be right behind their foes, occasionally touching the toes in front of them and swimming in the froth of their kick. Others like to tuck in right below their competitor's

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