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February 2017

Sight Like a Pro

In the open water, there are no lane lines and no line on the bottom (that we can see) so we need …

Starting your Open Water Swim

There are 4 common starts to open water swims: Treading water, Running start, Wading in, and Diving or jumping in. You should …

Moving On Up to Open Water

So, you’re ready to move from the pool to open water?  Great!  There are some things you can do before you move …

Pushing the Energy Forward

Are you generating energy and power in your stroke?  Most people are, but the energy is not helping them move forward in …

Freestyle Power for Speed

First I want you to think about this question:  “Who do you want to be faster than?”  Think about that for a …

Love your Freestyle Pull

The position of your arm as it is pulling is one of the most important topics you can pay attention to when …

Swimming Straight

Swimming Straight One of the biggest issues open water swimmers have is developing the ability to swim straight.  Without the sides of …