Main Set Thursday – December 15, 2011

Mellow 400s today, interspersed with 75s that get faster throughout the set.

For some great images of streamline to take to the pool, check out:
Go Swim Freestyle with Karlyn Pipes-Neilsen

For ideas on different bilateral breathing patterns, check out:
Go Swim Triathlon Skills with Sara McLarty

For drills ideas, check out:
Go Swim All Strokes with Kaitlin Sandeno & Erik Vendt

MAIN SET:  2200
400 pull, breathing every 3 or your choice of a bilateral pattern; focus on tight streamlines off each wall

2 X 75 choice, easy pace

400 IM (kick/drill/kick/drill in each stroke).  Fins optional; focus on body position (long and horizontal).

2 X 75 choice, a little faster

400 pull, breathing every 3, or your choice of a bilateral pattern; tight streamline; count strokes and maintain consistent stroke count per length

2 X 75 choice, a little faster

400 IM (kick/drill/kick/drill in each stroke).  Fins optional; focus on head position while drilling, body position while kicking.

2 X 75 choice, fastest