Swimming for Triathlon and Open Water has the advice and tips you need to become more confident, more efficient and faster in the water.
The drills and practices target specific key movements and skills to help you build a simple, effective front crawl style. This means you use less energy and swim further in comfort than ever before. Ideal for open-water swims and for longer-distance pool-based swimming.
As well as technique, find advice about how to train for an event, on-the-day preparations, what happens during a swim, the psychological side of open-water swimming, race tactics, nutrition and equipment.
About the Author
Paul Mason is an experienced freelance writer and editor of a variety of children's information books, with subjects including extreme sports, geography and travel. Paul is a keen sportsman and particularly enjoys surfing, mountain biking and snowboarding.
Paul Mason is a former international swimmer, British champion and record holder. Though retired from top-level racing, he still competes regularly in open-water events and triathlons. Today he combines a career as a writer with swim coaching.
Reveals tips and advice about open water swimming... includes more than 50 swimming drills for swimming freestyle (crawl). There are also chapters on technique basics, body positioning and timing * Sunday Mail *
Swimming for Triathlon and Open Water will give you the confidence you need to take the plunge and to improve your skills... It's a really easy read and useful for keen swimmers - whether they're looking to refine their swimming technique or train for their next big race. * Women's Fitness *
Well-designed, well-structured and with clear diagrams and images, this is an excellent book for any swimmer, whether starting out or for experienced swimmers wanting to refine technique and efficiency. Well-written by an experienced and renowned author and coach. * Outdoor Fitness *