The goal of this set is to have the heart rate stay as close as possible to where it starts. When the interval gets a bit tougher, and the distance a bit longer, you’ll know if you started with the proper stroke count.
For a very scary Halloween workout you will need:
Through simplicity comes a great tool to help our swimmers to think about their head position.
We’ve updated our iPhone and Android app, update or download today.
When our swimmers start to move forward to a more advanced level, it’s time to take some time to focus on hand speed.
Getting the week started by mixing up the strokes.
Our set of the week features a 300-yard (or meter) mini set that works great as part of a taper.
The title simply means to not overswim the first part of the set. Wait for the tough stuff that’s coming.
Bootcamp workouts are often great inspiration for swimming workouts.
So you’ve got a big group of kids you’re trying to teach starts to, but you have to be safe, and run them all through a skill quickly and repeatedly… start from the end.
A few days each week, I get to coach people my own age at masters practice. The dynamics are very different from coaching kids, and it keeps my job very interesting.
This week’s set integrates technique focus on butterfly and breaststroke with actual swimming.
A couple new videos uploaded to www.goswimtv.com this morning.
Tuesday is my night with the Senior training group, so while this is just one night out of many, this was my take away from last night.
When trying to get large groups of swimmers practicing proper pushoffs, sometimes NOT giving them a choice is a great way to teach.
Mixing things up to start up the week, and get the legs going.
We could all literally do this every day. When you just sit back and observe the daily actions of age-group swimmers, there are always things that you’d like to see being done differently. Here’s a quick list from last night:
Not a long set this week, and there’s lots of rest, but the yardage is quality 200-pace work.
We’ve just started to publish some of Ricky Berens video.
Cool drill captured last night during practice with Coach Rachel Stratton-Mills.
A couple new videos published to www.goswimtv.com.
We all know the importance of great walls, so Tennessee Turns are something that should be in every team’s stable of drills.
Sometimes a mix of effort is demanded through some creative math.
We’ve updated Kim’s video channel with a few more clips of her beautiful butterfly.
This week’s set uses a fartlek approach to working on speed.
Here’s a set that is MUCH tougher than you think if you just follow the prescribed stroke-count pattern. Have fun.
Our first week of team sharing has been well accepted, but as with any new system, it takes a little time to learn how best to use it.
If you want great underwaters, you have to start with the right angle. Here’s a drill that’s fun for kids, and teaches good habits.
Our set of the week has several goals: train for SCM in SCY…hone your sense of pace…practice “back-half” swimming.
Working on pace today…in various ways.