Open Water Swimming Manual

Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming.

Open Water Swimming Manual

Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Open Water Swimming Manual provides a wealth of knowledge for all swimmers, from seasoned triathletes and expert swimmers to beginners exploring open water swimming for the first time. Cox methodically addresses what is needed to succeed at and enjoy open water swimming, including choosing the right bathing suit and sunscreen; surviving in dangerous weather conditions, currents, and waves; confronting various marine organisms; treating ailments, such as being stung or bitten, and much more. Cox calls upon Navy SEAL training materials and instructors’ knowledge of open water swimming and safety procedures to guide her research. In addition, first-hand anecdotes from SEAL specialists and stories of Cox’s own experiences serve as both warnings and proper practices to adopt. Open Water Swimming Manual is the first manual of its kind to make use of oceanography, marine biology, and to weave in stories about the successes and failures of other athletes, giving us a deeper, broader understanding of this exhilarating and fast growing sport.

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Open Water Swimming Manual
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Lynne Cox
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-30 - Publisher: Vintage

Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Open Water Swimming Manual provides a wealth of knowledge for all swimmers, from seasoned triathletes and expert swimmers to beginners exploring open water
Open Water Swimming
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Steven Munatones
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

From the art of efficient pack swimming to the best dryland & pool workouts for improving endurance, strength & power, Open Water Swimming covers it all.
Triathlon Swimming
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Gerry Rodrigues
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-05 - Publisher:

In Triathlon Swimming, the world's leading open-water swimming coach, Gerry Rodrigues, reveals his rigorous method to mastering triathlon swimming technique. Triathlon swimming is different from pool swimming. Over his lifetime of over 100 open-water swim race wins and over 30 years of coaching, Rodrigues has studied the differences between pool
Open Water Swimming
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Emma Davis
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Crowood Press (UK)

[This book] is aimed at all levels of open water swimmer, from beginners right through to competing professionals. [It] includes all the necessary information to train and race as well as insightful tips and hints to help make it an interesting and enjoyable read. ..."--Back cover.
Open Water
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Michael Rosen
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-04 - Publisher: Chronicle Books

Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosén as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics, no reader will be left treading water. Rosén