VIDEO: Open Water Swim Tactics

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Learn what the world's best open water swimmers look for, think about and do during a world-class open water swim and it's implications for triathletes looking to improve the swim leg of their race.

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In this video, Coach Steve Munatones will discuss:

  • Pool swimming vs open water swimming
  • How to swim in a pack
  • Where do you draft?
  • The implications of lifting your head to sight
  • How to seed yourself at the starting line
  • The 'congo' line
  • The benefits of doing the backstroke in a race
  • Preparing for buoy turns
  • Kicking during the swim
  • Specific swim training for open water swimming

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date: August 12, 2010

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Steven Munatones was Coach of the 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2007 World Swimming Championship and head coach of the 2004 World Open Water Swim Championships

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Steven Munatones was Coach of the 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2007 World Swimming Championship and head coach of the 2004 World Open Water Swim Championships

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