Is your coach at the ASCA Clinic this week? If so, this week’s set will keep everyone on the same sendoff/turnaround.
Want to make sure your swimmers really KICK when they put on fins? Give this week’s set a try.
While we’ve spent years focusing on a narrow breaststroke kick, we can’t forget that we need to make sure the feet are connecting correctly no matter where the push initiates.
All-Strokes workout this week that keeps everyone on the same sendoff.
Not all drills are about body position, and this one sure isn’t.
What could be better than a FINIS Tempo Trainer for developing rhythm and flow? TWO Tempo Trainers.
Here’s a simple aspect you can add to any set to give you some insight on what you actually know about your stroke.
Over a decade ago as we were starting the Drill of the Week, we published a drill called Shoulder Pop. It’s great that’s still so valid, and here’s some advanced views on that.
Continuing our recent theme of “same-sendoff” practices, here’s another option for when a group is uncoached.
Nearly 7 years ago, we published a drill that showed breaststrokers using flip turns and no underwater pull to better simulate long course training in a short course pool. Here’s another level to that.
When coaches are away at big meets and non-meet swimmers are practicing on their own, here’s a set that will keep everyone on the same sendoff.
One of the most important aspects of a great breaststroke will be the extended position underwater. Here’s a little bit of a sneaky way to get your swimmers to practice this.
While Coach is away at championships, here’s a swim workout that will keep the entire team on the same sendoff, yet working at their usual level.
Keeping your body narrow on freestyle makes hydrodynamic sense, but how narrow IS narrow?
This week’s set offers a fun way to train for the 200 or 400 IM.
Having a little fun on Independence Day.
Getting swimmers out of their comfort zones this week.
Freestyle set this week, with a chance to use paddles of different sizes.
This one’s for Reemi, who asked us to create a butterfly set for her birthday swim.
How do you know when what you’re doing in practice is unproductive? When is working harder, just not doing what you want it to do in the long run? Here are a couple ideas that can help.
A simple set for distance swimmers this week.
This week’s set was inspired by the great Dave-D, and uses his special formula for creating sets that swimmers enjoy.
Here’s a fun way to use the FINIS Pulling Ankle Strap that can help your swimmers learn a better flutter kick.
This week’s set will engage your body AND your brain.
Many swimmers, especially ones still learning, can tend to allow too much air to escape during the flip turn. This is done to make sure no water goes UP the nose, but it also has a detrimental effect on your pushoff.
Celebrating many years of Tempo Trainer work. Here’s a nice collection of workouts and drills featuring the TT. Click here to pick one up, and don’t forget to use the code “goswim” to save an additional 15%.
This week’s workout has a little bit of everything: kick, pull, swim (all four strokes), speed and recovery. The hands-down favorite of Barbara’s masters swimmers this week.
When you’re allowed to use fins to go fast in freestyle… USE them!
This week’s set features some 125s, to get ready for the summer season of meters.
Other than the freestyle pull, flutter kick is the most used skill in swimming. Some people kick well, other people kick poorly, but just about everyone kicks a little when they swim freestyle. While it sometimes takes a lot of thought to develop a good flutter kick, it’s certainly worth the time.