Preparing For Your First Swimming Event

Although I’ve been swimming my entire life, it was not until just recently that I decided I want to compete in a swimming event. Once my mindset had shifted towards that competitive direction, I realized that I had a lot of work to do before I would be able to hold my own. So, I set out to train myself and here are some helpful tips from that I found, and hopefully they’ll help you too!

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The Use Of Swimming Paddles

People who want to improve their swimming strokes or who are training for open-water swimming can get a lot of benefit out of learning to use swimming paddles. They’re often used during pose swimming, which is often used during triathlon training. Pose swimming is a style of training that focuses as much on the body’s ability to float as its ability to propel itself. Some experts believe that pose swimming is the ideal training for open water swims, especially those that are held during triathlon training with things like variable water temperatures and conditions.

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