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08/05/04 Breaststroke Taper Practice

WARMUP: 500
500 EZ, alternating 25 EZ Body-Dolphin Breast or EZ Breast Kick and 25 EZ Backstroke

MAIN SET: 1500
I wanted to swim each of my breaststroke events twice, with a lot of rest in between swims. Also wanted to swim the second 200, 100, or 50 faster than tahe first one. Focus this morning was on cadence and streamlining the first stroke after each pullout.

100 with pull buoy, alternating 25 breast kick on back and 25 breaststroke sculling on stomach
200 breast, taking 8 strokes on each 25 (time was 3:10)
100 with pull buoy as above
200 breast, taking 8 spl on 1st 50, 9 spl on 2nd 50, 10 spl on 3rd 50, and 11 spl on 4th 50 (time was 3:05)
100 with pull buoy as above
100 breast, taking 9 strokes on each 25 (time was 1:27)
100 with pull buoy as above
100 breast, taking 9 strokes 1st 25, 10 strokes 2nd 25, 11 strokes on 3rd and 4th 25 (time was 1:26
100 with pull buoy as above
50 breast, taking 10 strokes 1st 25 and 11 strokes 2nd 25 (time was :39)
100 with pull buoy as above
50 breast, taking 11 strokes 1st 25 and 12 strokes 2nd 25 (time was :38)
100 with pull buoy as above
4 X 25 breast on :45 sendoff, taking 11 or 12 spl (times were :19 :17 :18 :17)

WARMDOWN: 150 EZ
150 EZ, then 4 starts from bllacks

Total Yardage: 2150