Surface dive

In this lesson you will learn the surface dive drill to assist you in developing your swimming technique for ocean swimming. Learning outcomes Perform the…

Under water breaststroke

In this lesson you will learn the under water breaststroke drill to assist you in developing your swimming technique for ocean swimming. Learning outcomes Perform…

Swimming over waves

Not all waves need to be navigated by diving under them. If a wave hasn’t started breaking, and it’s still full and round, the most…

Power strokes

In this lesson you will learn the power strokes drill to assist you in developing your swimming technique for ocean swimming. Learning outcomes Perform the…

Putting it all together

In this lesson we’re going to learn how to put together everything you’ve learnt about the ocean environment in a theoretical example.

Shallow surface dive

A shallow surface dive is used to navigate small broken waves where the water disturbed by the wave is only a short distance under the…

Sighting backstroke

Modifying traditional backstroke for ocean swimming allows you to observe the wave zone for extended periods of time while still maintaining speed and momentum. In…

Sighting backward

In this lesson you will learn the sighting backward drill to assist you in developing your swimming technique for ocean swimming. Learning outcomes Perform the…

Sighting forward

Sighting is an open water swimming technique that allows you to watch ahead of you as you swim and is used extensively when navigating the…

Negotiating waves

In this lesson we’re learning about the different types of waves we’ll experience in the surf zone. They are not all created equal, and how…

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