Triathlon Coach Shows Cheap DIY Swim Tether – BPC Performance Coaching


Coach Dale breaks out his DIY design for a swim tether that actually feels like real open water swimming. With so many pools closed due to COVID-19, there are limited options for swim training right now. If you have access to a back yard pool, you can be swimming again for less than $30.

Here are the links for the products. Yes they are affiliate links but we have no direct relationship with either company. We just searched for the cheapest options to build this system as of 3/31/20.

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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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