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Triathlon Swimming

Master Open-Water Swimming with the Tower 26 Method

By Emma-Kate Lidbury, Gerry Rodrigues

$26.95 $21.56

In Triathlon Swimming, the world’s leading open-water swimming coach, Gerry Rodrigues, reveals his rigorous method to mastering triathlon swimming technique.

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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 swimming and open-water swimming technique. His famed Tower 26 swimming program, based in Los Angeles, reveals his method to triathletes and swimmers who shave minutes off their swim times in races. By training athletes both in the pool and in rough open water conditions, Rodrigues’ Tower 26 athletes become master open-water swimmers who are skilled, confident, capable—and fast.

Triathlon Swimming opens the Tower 26 method to you so you can gain the same skills and confidence for triathlons and open-water swimming events. Rodrigues breaks down open-water swimming technique and show how triathlon swimming requires different form. From kicking to sighting, Triathlon Swimming describes the best technique for swimming in open water. This guide shares the best gear for open water swimming, shows how to create your own effective open water swim workouts, and shares a plan for race prep and taper.

Gerry Rodrigues and Tower 26 offer the best open-water swimming technique. By practicing this approach in Triathlon Swimming, you can become a master open-water swimmer for faster, fearless racing.

Triathlon Swimming: Master Open-Water Swimming with the Tower 26 Method
Gerry Rodrigues with Emma-Kate Lidbury
Paperback with four-color interior and photographs throughout.
7″ x 9″, 256 pp., $26.95, 9781948007054

Triathlon Swimming: Master Open-Water Swimming with the Tower 26 Method

Emma-Kate Lidbury, Gerry Rodrigues

Paperback. Full-color interior with photographs throughout.

Shipping Dimensions: 7in x 9in x .75in 256pp $21.56, Inventory 9781948007054, Shipping .8lbs

Meet Gerry

1: An Introduction to Triathlon Swimming

2: How to Become a Better Triathlon Swimmer

3: Technique

4: Breathing

5: Kicking

6: Busting Swim Myths

7: Swim Specific Strength and Mobility

8: Equipment

9: Understanding Training

10: Workout Architecture

11: The Tower 26 Program

12: Mastering Open Water

13: Race Preparation and Taper

14: Athlete Development

Acknowledgments

Index

About the Author

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