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10/01/03 IM and Breaststroke

10/01/03 IM and Breaststroke

WARMUP: 500
With fins.
200 “Head-Lead” Drill IM
200 “Hand-Lead” Drill IM
100 “Combo” Drill IM

MAIN SETS: 1600
Main Set #1: 1000
Swim 4 times through the following. Keep the swim 50s on a 1:00 sendoff. Take 15 to 20 seconds rest after each 50 sculling. No break between rounds.

1 X 50 (25 FL + 25 BK)
1 X 50 (25 BK + 25 BR)
1 X 50 sculling with pull buoy (25 scull on back + 25 prone scull to practice breaststroke insweep)
1 X 50 BR
1 X 50 (25 BR + 25 FR)

MAIN SET #2: 600
Swim 4 times through the following set — 1st round fly, 2nd round back, 3rd round breast, 4th round free. I did the fly swims as 25s, taking 3 strokes no-breath fly then switch to freestyle.

2 X 25 stroke kick with 4 bobs recovery
2 X 50 stroke on 1:00 sendoff, focus on small fast kick to breakout on back and free…small powerful kick on breast pullout and first kick.

ZONE SET: 800
Don’t worry about speed or sendoffs on these two 400-yard swims. Just focus on what you’re trying to do.
With fins:
Alternate 25 Underwater Body Dolphin + 25 Dolphin Kick on Your Back — for 400 yards. Focus on letting hands, arms, torso, knees, and feet slip through ONE HOLE on the UW 25s.

With fins and paddles:
Alternate 25 Body-Dolphin Breast focus on hands out of the water on recovery + 25 Dolphin Kick on Your Back — for 400 yards.

WARMDOWN: 200
Alternate 25 EZ back with 25 EZ free

Total Yardage: 3100