Open Water Swimming

Author(s): Steven Munatones


Swim faster, stronger and more efficiently! Whether you are a dedicated open water swimmer or a triathlete looking to conquer the sport's most challenging event, "Open Water Swimming" is your complete guide to improving your performance and decreasing your time. From the art of efficient pack swimming to the best dryland and pool workouts for improving endurance, strength and power, "Open Water Swimming" covers it all. Read it, refer to it and rely on it for improved results and faster times.

Product Information

Steven Munatones is a former professional marathon swimmer and a renowned coach and served as the US national team coach. In addition, he serves as editor in chief of the Daily News of Open Water Swimming and created the Open Water Swimming Dictionary.

Chapter 1. The Open-Water Swimmer; Chapter 2. Overcoming the Elements; Chapter 3. Choosing Your Events; Chapter 4. The Open-Water Toolbox; Chapter 5. Building a Faster Freestyle; Chapter 6. Preparing for Short-Distance Swims; Chapter 7. Preparing for Olympic-Distance Swims; Chapter 8. Preparing for Marathon-Distance Swims; Chapter 9. Racing Tactics for Every Event; Chapter 10. Triathlon Transitioning and Finishing Fast.

General Fields

  • : 9780736092845
  • : Human Kinetics
  • : Human Kinetics
  • : September 2011
  • : 254mm X 178mm
  • : United States
  • : September 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 797.2/1
  • : 256
  • : 20 illustrations, 50 photos
  • : Steven Munatones
  • : Paperback