due to an old shoulder injury i find swimming front crawl difficult, am i going to be a complete numpty if i breast stroke??....i figure im not the quickest swimmer anyway, so just as well swim pain free...
(it will be my first triathlon, and the swim is in a pool)...thanks for your thoughts.....
its only a sprint distance, so should be ok......i'll probably be back asking loads more stupid questions.
im quite comfortable with my ability on the bike and am a reasonable runner, but the swim is my big worry.....looking forward to it though.
Towner - I didn't know you were doing a tri!
Lots of people breast stroke, but as others have said it's a slower stroke and more draining. Good luck though!
I went for some "adult improver" lessons to get advice before my first triathlon last year as I could only do 2 lengths of front crawl without collapsing. They should give tips on technique and how to deal with injuries/niggles and adapt your stroke accordingly.
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