Tag: open water swimming tips

English Channel and Cook Strait Legend Philip Rush

In this episode of The Effortless Swimming podcast, our guest is open water swimming legend, Philip Rush. Philip Rush has completed ten crossings of the English Channel as well as triple crossing. He has the fastest record of two-way and three-way crossings of the English Channel. He has also done the Cook Strait eight times. […]

Focus On What Matters with Sports Physiotherapist Greg Dea

Our guest in this Effortless Swimming podcast episode is Greg Dea. He is a Performance Consultant and Sports Physiotherapist. He is currently serving at the Northern Territory Institute of Sport as a Sports Medicine Coordinator. Greg has over 15 years of clinical practice in various international and national sporting teams. He recently just came back […]

Superhero Swimming with Eney Jones

Eney Jones is a successful Master’s swimmer, open water swimmer and accomplished triathlete. She lives and works in Boulder, Colorado and has worked with many of the top triathletes to help them improve their swimming. We talk with Eney about technique, posture, tempo, catch and pull, open water racing tips and awareness in the open water. This episode is […]

The Easy Way To Sight in Open Water

If you swim in open water whether you’re a triathlete, an open water swimmer or you just enjoy swimming out in the sea or in the lake then, you’ll need to be sighting because it’s very easy to go off track and off course if you’re not sighting. There are two main ways to sight. […]

Open Water Swimming Tip – Punch & Flow

When you’re swimming in open water and it’s choppy, you might need to adjust your strokes so you’re swimming with more punch and flow. So what does that mean exactly? Swimming with more punch and flow means that you’re entering the water a little bit more forcefully. So you’re entering with a bit more force […]

Open Water Swimming: Find Feet & Hang On

The strategy we are going to talk about today is Find Feet and Hang On. You see, if you are not the fastest swimmer but you know there are swimmers out there that are slightly quicker than you then, you can swim pretty much the same pace as them for the race if you find […]