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 wave zone and for swimming in a straight line.

In this lesson you will learn how to sight forward.

As part of this lesson you should also read this blog article on sighting.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise why and when you sight when swimming in open water
  • Demonstrate the sighting forward technique

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