Your ability to transfer what you do in the pool into open water will determine how successful you are on race day.
The fundamental principles we discuss in the technique and fitness sections apply to both the pool and open water. But there are subtle adjustments that you must make and practice in the open water to ensure success on race day. I hope you find something here that helps you!
~ Rory 


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