Pool Access Is Limited But Rivers, Lakes, and Beaches Offer Open-Water Swimming. Swimming Coach Gerry Rodrigues and Pro Triathlete Emma-Kate Lidbury Reveal Their Technique for Strong, Confident Open-Water Swimming.
Boulder, CO, USA — July 21, 2020 — Triathlon Swimming reveals the rewarding and rigorous Tower 26 program for mastering open-water swimming by the world’s leading open-water swimming coach Gerry Rodrigues and former pro triathlete Emma-Kate Lidbury. The book is now available in bookstores and online at velopress.com/triswim.
Triathlon swimming is unique in its challenges and physical and mental limits. Over his lifetime of over 100 open-water swim race wins and over 30 years of coaching, Rodrigues has perfected the art and science of open-water swimming. His famed Tower 26 swimming program trains athletes in both the pool and in rough open water conditions, making triathletes and swimmers skilled, confident, capable, and fast in any condition.
In Triathlon Swimming, Rodrigues and Lidbury break 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.
Tower 26 offers the best open-water swimming technique. With Rodrigues’ coaching approach and Lidbury’s first-hand experience and insight, Triathlon Swimming can help you 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 and illustrations throughout.
7″ x 9″, 208 pp., $26.95, 9781948007054
Gerry Rodrigues is the guru of open-water swimming. As Head Coach of the prestigious Tower 26 swimming program based in Santa Monica, California, Rodrigues is the swimming technique expert behind top triathlon coaches like Matt Dixon (Purple Patch Fitness), Jim Vance, Rad Hallman (Head Coach, USC Triathlon), celebrity open-water swimmers, and many high-performing professional and age-group triathletes.
Emma-Kate Lidbury is a journalist and professional triathlete. She was coached by Gerry Rodrigues at Tower 26 during the peak of her racing career. She has won six Ironman 70.3 titles and has finished twice in the top 10 at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships. VeloPress is the leading publisher of books about endurance sports. Focused on cycling, triathlon, running, and swimming, VeloPress books help athletes achieve their goals of going faster and farther. VeloPress authors are top experts in their fields and their clearly illustrated books help athletes develop the knowledge, fitness, and skills to meet any challenge.