Problem Solving In Open Water

We can divide the teaching we give in our private lessons, camps, and workshops in two categories: 1) Stroke and Swimming Skills 2) Problem-Solving Skills “Problem-Solving?” you might ask. (The sunset view from the veranda of our hotel here in Kaş where we...

Smooth The Jerk

I want to share a few observations from my cool water swimming experiment this winter. You might appreciate some of this for your own swim training journey… If you’ve been following me this winter you know I have set out to swim in the Mediterranean Sea on...

Wet Fingers

I am fascinated by physiology, and I am guessing many of you are also. Here’s an article on ScienceMag.com that I caught wind of from Daily News Of Open Water Swimming: Wrinkles Help Fingers Get a Grip   Recent photo of Antalya Mountains-City-Sea by my friend...

Cold Showers Are Cool

I mentioned in a previous post on this topic that while the sea was warming up last spring I noticed an interesting phenomenah – my body felt more chilled in 22 C water than it did in 21 C. I proposed a hypothesis that there was some sort of breaker switch in my...

Cool Discomfort Zone

Last spring, as the cool Mediterranean Sea was gradually warming up under the sun, I noted this observation: I was more chilled in 23 C (74 F)water than in 22 C (72 F). I had started swimming in March when the water was 19 C (67 F) and used my quickjohn sleeveless...

Freak or Heroine?

Here is a recommendation for you: On the topic of cold water swimming I think Lynn Cox’s book Swimming To Antartica is really informative and inspirational. She is, afterall, the modern pioneer in extreme cold water swimming. And from my impressions in the book,...
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