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Open Water Swim Training - by Stuart Campbell, Mid Argyll Wild Swimmers

Stuart recently took part in a training session at the National Swim Academy.  Here’s his report:

Open Water Swim Training

National Swim Academy, Stirling University, 31 May 2015… 300 more words


Open Water: Practice Starting from a Dead Stop

There is nothing like the chaos of a mass swim start. Elbows and feet are flying. People have grossly misjudged their abilities in the water. You’ve got faster people in back and slower ones in the front. 327 more words


Water Polo

Last night, Friday night too, I joined a game of pick up water polo.

It was hard.  As hard as you would expect if you were doing one of the three following activities non-stop: sprinting, kicking as hard as you can vertically while lifting at least one arm out of the water, or more or less wresting some other guy for position. 218 more words


Swimming for beginning open water swimmers and triathletes is like planting a tree. Twenty common beginner triathlete questions answered.

Swimming is very much like the old saying about planting trees: The very best time to start was ten years ago. The second best time to start was yesterday. 1,581 more words

Open Water Swimming

IDC July 2014 - Open water Training 2

Our PADI Instructor Development Course here at La Laguna Beach Club & Dive Centre PADI 5 Star IDC – Open water Training at La Laguna House Reef performed by our IDC candidate Rodel Lita, with acting student Jawo and evaluated by our PADI IDC Staff Instructor Rosemarie D. 52 more words

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How to improve swim efficiency?

Practise makes perfect. Practise intelligently and equip yourself with the right gear will make “perfect” come quicker. Following the below 5 tips to help you perform more efficiently in your next swim race: 385 more words


First open water swim of the season

I’ve been looking forward to and been anxious about this for a while. Grey skies, rain showers and a generally chilly outlook have not inspired me to get into the water. 360 more words