What can you focus on in your next triathlon swim or open water swim to hold a faster pace?

I did my first 70.3 distance event recently in Ballarat, Australia. I swum 22:44 for the 1.9km and was the fastest age grouper and 5th overall out of the water.

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There are a few things I was thinking about during the swim that helped me have a good race, hold a strong pace and come out of the water feeling relatively fresh which I share in this podcast.

01:02 – Your technique should be automatic
02:34 – Sight and breathe method
03:10 – The Rhythm
04:11 – Am I swimming fast and is it sustainable?
04:35 – Controlling Your Heart Rate
05:10 – Why It’s Important to Swim Your Own Race
05:48 – Good Alignment vs Recovery
06:10 – The Best Way To Be Balanced in The Water
06:50 – How To Not Be A Victim

Become a better swimmer in 2016 by attending one of our freestyle stroke correction clinics or by joining the Effortless Swimming Membership. It’s where triathletes, open water and pool swimmers go to improve their swimming.