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How To Master The Open Water Swim | Swimming Tips For Race Day Success

It’s the time of year where most triathlons take place with an open water swim & it can be quite an intimidating prospect! Heather has been catching up with Tower 26 swimming coach Gerry Rodrigues on how you can eliminate those worries building up to race day!

With thanks to Gerry Rodrigues from Tower 26 Swimming.

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It’s the time of year where most triathlons will taking place with an open water swim, whether that is in a lake, river or ocean, it can be quite an intimidating prospect!

But don’t fear Heather has been catching up with Tower 26 swimming coach Gerry Rodriguez on how you can eliminate those worries building up to race day!

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Do you do enough open water swimming? Let us know!

5:37 So running has ‘junk miles’ swimming has ‘junk swims’?

Lucy Charles can body surf pretty well!

Tower26 online subscriber myself since March. Painfully loving his workouts!

is it normal to swim slower In a wetsuit???

Some good common sense tips. thank you!

Gerry is the man! Tower 26, baby.

Oh! Love that tip to practice getting out and running. Like, duh! Lightbulb moment. I’ve never practiced this and this is where I get issues like cramps.

oh man , wish i could of caught up with you guys would of been great to meet you, Another time, thank you for all the videos and your time .

Excellent and useful advice, as always, from Coach Gerry Rodrigues. There is a very good interview with him on the Vasa Trainer blog that really helped my open water swimming. https://vasatrainer.com/blog/open-water-swimming-how-to-get-stronger-better-faster/

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