Saturday, September 08, 2012
"All swimmers recognize that open water presents challenges never seen in a pool. Rougher water and no lanes are the obvious ones. Less obvious is the considerable difference in energy cost."
A summary of techniques:
Psych Yourself Up for Open Water
The Perils of Pool Training
Learning the Open Water Stroke
Terry Laughlin, from Total Immersion, has a great article on Active.com about how to work less and swim faster. Read the full article about open water swim teachniques at http://www.active.com/triathlon/Articles/Open-Water-Swim-Technique-Work-Less-Swim-Faster.htm.
Open Water Swimming