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Open-Water Swim Skills With Coach Lance Watson: Race Start Techniques

Coach Lance Watson helps you establish your technique, whether diving in or starting in the water, for the beginning moments of the race.

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For many, swimming in the open water is one of the most intimidating parts of becoming a triathlete. In a new Triathlete.com-exclusive video series, LifeSport coach Lance Watson and Aqua Sphere team up to provide tips to help you refine your open-water skills and develop confidence ahead of your next triathlon. This week, Watson and Ironman champion Brent McMahon help you establish your technique, whether diving in or starting in the water, for the beginning moments of the race.

Check back each week for another video from the series.

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