How To: Open water breathing patterns

The variety and utility of different breathing patterns for open water swimming is a subject of different concerns to pool swimming, as with so much of our side of the swimming sport. I once read an US coach who said about breathing patterns; “if they gave medals for bilateral breathing, I’d coach bilateral breathing“. I…

Cool dynamic apnea video

This is great. It falls into the category of dynamic apnea, (holding your breath while moving). Most freediving falls into the same category (I think one event, dropping on a weighted sled, might not). Static apnea would be just holding your breath. It’s the pool setting of this that will resonate for most of us.…