Open turns are one of the more widely used turns in pools around the world. Recreational swimmers default to open turns over flip turns, and at the elite competitive level, it is one of the most important skills to perfect if you plan on competing in your events. Today, we go over how to do the perfect open turn.

Phlex Swim is the content creation team behind the growingly popular startup Phlex. They’ve created the swimmer specific fitness tracker with revolutionary heart rate implementation and accuracy. The EDGE is a goggle worn tracker that uses advanced machine learning algorithms to automatically collect distance, pace, strokes, laps, etc for automatic logging of workout analytics and smart heart rate feedback. You can learn more about the EDGE here.