More excerpts from USA Swimming’s Out of the Box Open Water DVD for clubs (January 2009).
Safely Training in Open Water
In this video extract (4m 38s, flashplayer required), coaches learn some of the basics of safely training in open water. What equipment is needed? How many coaches / lifeguards is enough?
Pack Swimming in Open Water
In this video extract (2m 13s), see how to train swimmers in a pool to be ready for the pack swimming that goes on in open water races.
Sighting Skills for Open Water
In this video extract (3m 28s), see how to teach some of the skills necessary for Open Water swimming.