Open water swimming can be one of the most exhilerating and spectacular experiences. Or...it can be an intimidating and fearful one. What you do in preparation for open water swimming can have a big effect on how enjoyable your experience will be. Led by personal multi-sport trainers Michael Collins and Gerry Rodrigues, Open Water Swimming-Skills, Techniques, & Racing Tips takes you through the steps and skills, both fundamental and advanced, needed to perform to the best of your ability while enjoying open water and triathlon competitions. From the sandy shores of Southern California, to triathlon competitions worklwide, Open Water Swimming is a unique training guide for all levels of swimmers and triathletes. Collins and Rodrigues demonstrate fundamental swimming skills, course evaluation and advanced skills and racing techniques in an easy to follow interactive DVD format.