In the endurance world, the word drafting is often associated with a negative connotation when it comes to racing. However, is this word really deserving of such negative affiliation? Knowing how to draft in the swim may give you one leg up (no pun intended) on your competition. Drafting in the water saves a tremendous amount of energy and can increase your speed if done right. Our friends at Endurance Films have created a short video demonstrating the the most efficient ways to draft in an open water swim. Learn how to save valuable energy while increasing your pace for your next event.
This clip is an excerpt from the full video, "Open Water Swimming: Skills, Techniques, and Race Tips" on endurancefilms.com - you may buy the full version of the video here. For more tips from TrainingPeaks on how to get the most out of your training, take a look at more blog posts related to advice.
Endurance Films is the recognized leader in full service HD video production focusing on the production and worldwide distribution of endurance sports training multimedia and entertainment. With partnerships spanning from professional athletes and coaches to experts in sports science and medicine, Endurance Films brings a wide range of experience and knowledge to the process of sports video production. Since 2000, Endurance Films has released top-selling videos in triathlon, marathon, cycling, strength training, yoga and more. Endurance Films an official partner of USA Triathlon and USA Cycling. For more information and to view the entire library of video titles, visit: www.endurancefilms.com.