COACH,  Coach Cassie,  EXTRA,  November 2023,  Top Tips,  Training and Technique

How can I pace myself when swimming long distances?

Giving a talk before Swim Serpentine, swim coach Cassie Patten advised swimmers to start out steady and build into their long-distance swim – but how exactly do you do this?

Outdoor Swimmer reader Jill asks: “I met you at Swim Serpentine and it was great hearing your top tips before the event. My one question is around pacing.

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